Archives - February 2009
February 1, 2009
Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.
February 2, 2009
To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring.
February 3, 2009
Words, when well chosen, have so great a force in them, that a description often gives us more lively ideas than the sight of things themselves.
February 4, 2009
I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.
February 5, 2009
When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.
February 6, 2009
The mind does not take its complexion from the skin.
February 7, 2009
All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality --- the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.
February 8, 2009
Who so loves, believes the impossible.
February 9, 2009
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
February 10, 2009
I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminshes fear.
February 11, 2009
There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
February 12, 2009
To ease another's heartache is to forget one's own.
February 13, 2009
All glory comes from daring to begin.
February 14, 2009
True love stories never have endings.
February 15, 2009
Weather forecast for tonight: dark. Continued dark overnight, with widely scattered light by morning.
February 16, 2009
I suppose that leadership at one time meant muscle; but today it means getting along with people.
February 17, 2009
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
February 18, 2009
The greatest and most important problems in life are all in a certain sense insoluble. They can never be solved, but only outgrown.
February 19, 2009
Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.
February 20, 2009
Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.
February 21, 2009
Only when we give joyfully, without hesitation or thought of gain, can we truly know what love means.
February 22, 2009
Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
February 23, 2009
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
February 24, 2009
A book is the most effective weapon against intolerance and ignorance.
February 25, 2009
What is now proved was once imagined.
February 26, 2009
It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off.
February 27, 2009
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.
February 28, 2009
He that loves a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter. By study, by reading, by thinking, one may innocently divert and pleasantly entertain himself, as in all weathers, as in all fortunes.