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Archives - September 2009

September 1, 2009

Though I am not naturally honest, I am so sometimes by chance.

– William Shakespeare

September 2, 2009

An opinion should be the result of thought, not a substitute for it.

– Jef Mallett

September 3, 2009

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain --- and most fools do.

– Dale Carnegie

September 4, 2009

We think in generalities, but we live in detail.

– Alfred North Whitehead

September 5, 2009

Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them.

– Lewis Mumford

September 6, 2009

Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow.

– Douglas Pagels

September 7, 2009

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

– Albert Einstein

September 8, 2009

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.

– Isaac Asimov

September 9, 2009

Help others get ahead. You will always stand taller with someone else on your shoulders.

– Bob Moawad

September 10, 2009

We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.

– H. G. Wells

September 11, 2009

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.

– Margaret Mead

September 12, 2009

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.

– Peter Drucker

September 13, 2009

There's no rivalry between North and South Dakota. I guess we kind of see ourselves as both working against Minnesota.

– Chuck Klosterman

September 15, 2009

Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.

– Russell Baker

September 16, 2009

Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.

– Scott Adams

September 17, 2009

I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.

– Marie Curie

September 18, 2009

It's all right letting yourself go as long as you can let yourself back.

– Mick Jagger

September 19, 2009

When you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both.

– Al Franken, OH, THE THINGS I KNOW!

September 20, 2009

I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.


September 21, 2009

Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.

– Stanley Horowitz

September 22, 2009

Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.

– Eckhart Tolle

September 23, 2009

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty?

– Cicero

September 24, 2009

I'm sick of following my dreams. I'm just going to ask them where they're going and hook up with them later.

– Mitch Hedberg

September 25, 2009

I like the night. Without the dark, we'd never see the stars.

– Stephenie Meyer, TWILIGHT

September 26, 2009

Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it's only for wallowing in.

– Katherine Mansfield

September 27, 2009

Know how to ask. There is nothing more difficult for some people, nor for others, easier.

– Baltasar Gracian

September 28, 2009

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.

– James Bryant Conant

September 29, 2009

I don't even butter my bread. I consider that cooking.

– Katherine Cebrian

September 30, 2009

The present is a point just passed.

– David Russell