Archives - June 2009
June 1, 2009
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
June 2, 2009
If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise.
June 3, 2009
Memory feeds imagination.
June 4, 2009
Photography, fortunately, to me has not only been a profession but also a contact between people --- to understand human nature and record, if possible, the best in each individual.
June 5, 2009
Hope is a waking dream.
June 6, 2009
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
June 7, 2009
Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.
June 8, 2009
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
June 9, 2009
Life engenders life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.
June 10, 2009
The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think.
June 11, 2009
In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend.
June 12, 2009
If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.
June 13, 2009
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.
June 14, 2009
Golf isn't a game, it's a choice that one makes with one's life.
June 15, 2009
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
June 16, 2009
Your best teacher is your last mistake.
June 17, 2009
I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?
June 18, 2009
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
June 19, 2009
What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.
June 20, 2009
Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a dad.
June 21, 2009
Don't knock the weather. If it didn't change once in a while, nine out of ten people couldn't start a conversation.
June 22, 2009
Part of what makes us human is what we mean to other people, and what people mean to us.
June 23, 2009
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.
June 24, 2009
My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.
June 25, 2009
There can be no real individual freedom in the presence of economic insecurity.
June 26, 2009
Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.
June 27, 2009
Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all.
June 28, 2009
Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
June 29, 2009
I believe that every human has a finite number of heart-beats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.
June 30, 2009
Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.