Archives - May 2011
May 1, 2011
At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable.
May 2, 2011
There is only one thing people like that is good for them; a good night's sleep.
May 3, 2011
It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.
May 4, 2011
To be or not to be. That's not really a question.
May 5, 2011
War doesn't negate decency. It demands it, even more than in times of peace.
May 6, 2011
If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.
May 7, 2011
I had a lot of dates but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows.
May 8, 2011
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.
May 9, 2011
I wish they'd had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would've been straightened out.
May 10, 2011
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
May 11, 2011
Words calculated to catch everyone may catch no one.
May 12, 2011
I went into a clothes store and a lady came up to me and said, "If you need anything, I'm Jill." I've never met anyone with a conditional identity before.
May 13, 2011
So many stones have been thrown at me,
That I'm not frightened of them anymore,
And the pit has become a solid tower,
Tall among tall towers.
May 14, 2011
Free speech means the right to shout "theater" in a crowded fire.
May 15, 2011
One man's style must not be the rule of another's.
May 16, 2011
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
May 17, 2011
I've often said the only thing standing between me and greatness is me.
May 18, 2011
It is much harder to judge yourself than to judge others. If you succeed in judging yourself, it's because you're truly a wise man.
May 19, 2011
All of us are born with a set of instinctive fears --- of falling, of the dark, of lobsters, of falling on lobsters in the dark, or speaking before a Rotary Club, and of the words "Some Assembly Required."
May 20, 2011
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
May 21, 2011
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
May 22, 2011
Adults are always asking children what they want to be when they grow up because they're looking for ideas.
May 23, 2011
What the mind doesn't understand, it worships or fears.
May 24, 2011
The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.
May 25, 2011
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint --- and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
May 26, 2011
I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso.
May 27, 2011
It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.
May 28, 2011
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
May 29, 2011
If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.
May 30, 2011
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
May 31, 2011
Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.