Archives - August 2009
August 1, 2009
A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction.
August 2, 2009
Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble.
August 3, 2009
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
August 4, 2009
I've never known any trouble that an hour's reading didn't assuage.
August 5, 2009
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
August 6, 2009
I improve on misquotation.
August 7, 2009
Don't take life too seriously because you'll never get out alive.
August 8, 2009
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
August 9, 2009
If God dwells inside us like some people say, I sure hope He likes enchiladas, because that's what He's getting.
August 10, 2009
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
August 11, 2009
I know a way to stay friends forever ---
There's really nothing to it.
I tell you what to do
And you do it!
August 12, 2009
Envy is an insult to oneself.
August 13, 2009
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
August 14, 2009
It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.
August 15, 2009
I told the doctor that I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.
August 16, 2009
Finance is the art of passing money from hand to hand until it finally disappears.
August 17, 2009
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
August 18, 2009
The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.
August 19, 2009
When all is said and done, the weather and love are the two elements about which one can never be sure.
August 20, 2009
Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
August 21, 2009
There used to be a real me, but I had it surgically removed.
August 22, 2009
Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.
August 23, 2009
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.
August 24, 2009
Better by far you should forget and smile than you should remember and be sad.
August 25, 2009
Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings.
August 26, 2009
Love is everything it's cracked up to be...It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
August 27, 2009
Beware of the man who won't be bothered with details.
August 28, 2009
The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive.
August 29, 2009
Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.
August 30, 2009
For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three.
August 31, 2009
I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.