Archives - August 2010
August 1, 2010
Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good
writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Most people don't
August 2, 2010
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but
when there is nothing left to take away.
August 3, 2010
I’d rather live with a good question than a bad answer.
August 4, 2010
No problem can be solved by the same consciousness that created it.
We need to see the world anew.
August 5, 2010
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite
passion of life.
August 6, 2010
Choices in life are rarely pure, but to understand the middle
ground it is helpful to imagine the extremes.
August 7, 2010
Things do not change; we change.
August 8, 2010
It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever
August 9, 2010
Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three
decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded
August 10, 2010
Consider every mistake you do make as an asset.
August 11, 2010
If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd
still be eating frozen radio dinners.
August 12, 2010
When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be
a subject of interest.
August 13, 2010
The very things that held you down are going to carry you up.
August 14, 2010
August 15, 2010
It's the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must
abandon itself to its master passion.
August 16, 2010
Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.
August 17, 2010
Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
August 18, 2010
Of course there is no formula for success except perhaps an
unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.
August 19, 2010
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new
August 20, 2010
We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry or
because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many
kindnesses, because of luck... But part of it has got to be
forgiveness and gratefulness.
August 21, 2010
To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the
biggest mistake of all.
August 22, 2010
Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
August 23, 2010
A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense
of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on
August 24, 2010
Solitude: sweet absence of faces.
August 25, 2010
Trees like to have kids climb on them, but trees are much bigger
than we are, and much more forgiving.
August 26, 2010
With age come the inner, the higher life. Who would be forever
young, to dwell always in externals?
August 27, 2010
Maps encourage boldness. They're like cryptic love letters. They
make anything seem possible.
August 28, 2010
The person who makes a success of living is the one who see his
goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is
August 29, 2010
There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old
days of heroes and villains, the people you can bravo or hiss.
There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today
August 30, 2010
Facing a mirror you see merely your own countenance; facing your
child you finally understand how everyone else has seen you.
August 31, 2010
Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more
quickly than waiting for one big one to come along.