Archives - October 2008
October 1, 2008
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
October 2, 2008
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
October 3, 2008
The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession.
October 4, 2008
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
October 5, 2008
Success isn't permanent, and failure isn't fatal.
October 6, 2008
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
October 7, 2008
There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.
October 8, 2008
Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.
October 9, 2008
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
October 10, 2008
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
October 11, 2008
Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
October 12, 2008
Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
October 13, 2008
If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.
October 14, 2008
The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been.
October 15, 2008
I would not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.
October 16, 2008
A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
October 17, 2008
You see things, and say, "Why?" But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?"
October 18, 2008
It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
October 19, 2008
Young people have an almost biological destiny to be hopeful.
October 20, 2008
Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.
October 21, 2008
Things won are done; joy's soul lies in doing.
October 22, 2008
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
October 23, 2008
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
October 24, 2008
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know to lie well.
October 25, 2008
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it!
October 26, 2008
Although there may be nothing new under the sun, what is old is new to us and so rich and astonishing that we never tire of it. If we do tire of it, if we lose our curiosity, we have lost something of infinite value, because to a high degree it is curiosity that gives meaning and savour to life.
October 27, 2008
Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.
October 28, 2008
Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong.
October 29, 2008
The most beautiful adventures are not those we go to seek.
October 30, 2008
One need not be a chamber to be haunted;
One need not be a house;
The brain has corridors surpassing
October 31, 2008
Charlie Brown is the one person I identify with. C.B. is such a loser. He wasn't even the star of his own Halloween special.