Archives - February 2010
February 1, 2010
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
February 2, 2010
The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its
prediction and then disappears.
February 3, 2010
I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in
fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your
mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the
here and now?
February 4, 2010
Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that
we must begin, not at the top.
February 5, 2010
When you learn, teach. When you get, give.
February 6, 2010
This being Black History Month, I would like to ask people to
celebrate the similarities and not focus on the differences between
people of color and not of color.
February 7, 2010
Credit is a system whereby a person who can not pay gets another
person who can not pay to guarantee that he can pay.
February 8, 2010
Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of
the most difficult challenges I face.
February 9, 2010
There's two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the
hypothesis, then you've made a discovery. If the result is contrary
to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery.
February 10, 2010
Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
February 11, 2010
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in
overalls and looks like work.
February 12, 2010
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
February 13, 2010
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
February 14, 2010
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
February 15, 2010
This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in
unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.
February 16, 2010
No man is good enough to govern any woman without her
February 17, 2010
If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life
moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you to
go on in spite of all. And so today I still have a dream.
February 18, 2010
Confusion is always the most honest response.
February 19, 2010
I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks.
February 20, 2010
If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in; first,
you get accused of things you never did, and later, credited for
virtues you never had.
February 21, 2010
The road to hell is paved with adverbs.
February 22, 2010
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what
I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an
February 23, 2010
The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change
everything --- or nothing.
February 24, 2010
Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some
men have mediocrity thrust upon them.
February 25, 2010
It is not bigotry to be certain we are right; but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong.
February 26, 2010
The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The
struggles within yourself --- the invisible, inevitable battles
inside all of us --- that's where it's at.
February 27, 2010
Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can
February 28, 2010
The workings of the human heart are the profoundest mystery of the
universe. One moment they make us despair of our kind, and the next
we see in them the reflection of the divine image.