Archives - October 2010
October 1, 2010
Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
October 2, 2010
Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching?
October 3, 2010
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain
October 4, 2010
When someone tells you something defies description, you can be
pretty sure he's going to have a go at it anyway.
October 5, 2010
Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well,
poetry is just the ash.
October 6, 2010
I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and
took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.
October 7, 2010
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the
reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
October 8, 2010
I've learned that you can't have everything and do everything at
the same time.
October 9, 2010
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought
without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it
will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining
where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.
October 10, 2010
Great scientific discoveries have been made by men seeking to
verify quite erroneous theories about the nature of things.
October 11, 2010
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work...I want to
achieve it through not dying.
October 12, 2010
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow
is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
October 13, 2010
Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and
then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But
ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion.
October 14, 2010
What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by
October 15, 2010
Grasp your opportunities, no matter how poor your health;
nothing is worse for your health than boredom.
October 16, 2010
Learning is finding out what you already know, Doing is
demonstrating that you know it, Teaching is reminding others that
they know it as well as you do. We are all learners, doers, and
October 17, 2010
In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and
experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come
October 18, 2010
When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a
October 19, 2010
The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is inefficiency.
An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty.
October 20, 2010
A good book should leave you...slightly exhausted at the end. You
live several lives while reading it.
October 21, 2010
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
October 22, 2010
As you grow older, you'll find the only things you regret are the
things you didn't do.
October 23, 2010
If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it,
change the way you think about it.
October 24, 2010
I take the view, and always have, that if you cannot say what you
are going to say in twenty minutes you ought to go away and write a
book about it.
October 25, 2010
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
October 26, 2010
People don't change. Only their costumes do.
October 27, 2010
Culture is roughly anything we do and the monkeys don't.
October 28, 2010
We never really grow up; we only learn how to act in public.
October 29, 2010
Given a choice between two theories, take the one which is
October 30, 2010
Halloween wraps fear in innocence,
As though it were a slightly sour sweet.
Let terror, then, be turned into a treat...
October 31, 2010
Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up
against falsehood, as oil does above water.