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Archives - March 2010

March 1, 2010

New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people
around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.

– David Letterman

March 2, 2010

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

– Bertha Calloway

March 3, 2010

I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual
ignorance.

– Thomas Carlyle

March 4, 2010

In physics, you don't have to go around making trouble for yourself
--- nature does it for you.

– Frank Wilczek

March 5, 2010

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

– Stephen Covey

March 6, 2010

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.

– Friedrich Engels

March 7, 2010

Goodness is easier to recognize than to define.

– Wystan Hugh Auden

March 8, 2010

It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take
seriously.

– Peter Ustinov

March 9, 2010

The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.

– Henry Kissinger

March 10, 2010

The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems
afterwards.

– Arthur Koestler

March 11, 2010

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions --- the
little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look
or heartfelt compliment.

– Samuel Taylor Coleridge

March 12, 2010

There’s always one moment in childhood when the door opens
and lets the future in.

– Graham Greene

March 13, 2010

Exhilaration is that feeling you get just after a great idea hits
you, and just before you realize what's wrong with it.

– Joe Moore

March 14, 2010

Worrying is the most natural and spontaneous of all human
functions. It is time to acknowledge this, perhaps even to learn to
do it better.

– Lewis Thomas

March 15, 2010

You can't have everything. Where would you put it?

– Steven Wright

March 16, 2010

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when someone
asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.

– Henry David Thoreau

March 17, 2010

If you hold a four-leaf shamrock in your left hand at dawn on St.
Patrick's Day

– Patricia Lynch

March 18, 2010

Life can't ever really defeat a writer who is in love with writing,
for life itself is a writer's lover until death --- fascinating,
cruel, lavish, warm, cold, treacherous constant.

– Edna Ferber

March 19, 2010

One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you.

– Larry Gelbart

March 20, 2010

Every spring is the only spring --- a perpetual astonishment.

– Ellis Peters

March 21, 2010

I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's
accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's
failures.

– Earl Warren

March 22, 2010

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be
done.

– Allard Lowenstein

March 23, 2010

I used to believe in forever…but forever was too good to be
true.

– A. A. Milne, WINNIE-THE-POOH

March 24, 2010

Think of life as a terminal illness, because, if you do, you will
live it with joy and passion, as it ought to be lived.

– Anna Quindlen, A SHORT GUIDE TO A HAPPY LIFE

March 25, 2010

I write plays because writing dialogue is the only respectable way
of contradicting yourself. I'm the kind of person who embarks on an
endless leapfrog down the great moral issues. I put a position,
rebut it, refute the rebuttal, and rebut the refutation.

– Tom Stoppard

March 26, 2010

Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to “jump at
de sun.” We might not land on the sun, but at least we would
get off the ground.

– Zora Neale Hurston, DUST TRACKS ON A ROAD

March 27, 2010

Students achieving Oneness will move on to Twoness.

– Woody Allen

March 28, 2010

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of
learning.

– Bill Gates

March 29, 2010

Food is an important part of a balanced diet.

– Fran Lebowitz

March 30, 2010

Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

March 31, 2010

Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding
address.

– Lane Olinghouse