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Archives - July 2009

July 1, 2009

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.

– Jessamyn West

July 2, 2009

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

– Charles Darwin

July 3, 2009

Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.

– Henry Ward Beecher

July 4, 2009

Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed --- else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.

– Dwight D. Eisenhower

July 5, 2009

If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.

– George Bernard Shaw

July 6, 2009

Common sense is not so common.

– Voltaire

July 7, 2009

Marriage is the perfection of what love aimed at, ignorant of what it sought.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

July 8, 2009

We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.

– Lyndon B. Johnson

July 9, 2009

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

– Abbe' D'Allanival

July 10, 2009

There is an applause superior to that of the multitudes: one's own.

– Elizabeth Elton Smith

July 11, 2009

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

– Andre Gide

July 12, 2009

Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.

– Eugene Ionesco

July 13, 2009

Stupid is forever, ignorance can be fixed.

– Don Wood

July 14, 2009

Sometimes creativity is a compulsion, not an ambition.

– Edward Norton

July 15, 2009

Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.

– Stephen Wright

July 16, 2009

Golf is a good walk spoiled.

– Mark Twain

July 17, 2009

I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.

– Aldous Huxley

July 18, 2009

Be life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for.

– David Starr Jordan

July 19, 2009

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.

– Albert Einstein

July 20, 2009

Men fall only in order to rise.

– African Proverb

July 21, 2009

The free-lance writer is the person who is paid per piece or per word or perhaps.

– Robert Benchley

July 22, 2009

Forgiveness is one of the many horrible side effects of loving someone.

– Randy K. Milholland

July 23, 2009

Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.

– Jerry Garcia

July 24, 2009

When ideas fail, words come in very handy.

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

July 25, 2009

Silent gratitude isn't very much use to anyone.

– Gertrude Stein

July 26, 2009

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

– Aristotle

July 27, 2009

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

– Alan Suporta

July 28, 2009

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

– William Ellery Channing

July 29, 2009

The true traveler is he who goes on foot, and even then, he sits down a lot of the time.


July 30, 2009

The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last.

– Evan Esar

July 31, 2009

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.

– Helen Keller