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Archives - June 2011

June 1, 2011

Silence is of different kinds, and breathes different meanings.

– Charlotte Bronte, VILLETTE

June 2, 2011

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

– Albert Einstein

June 3, 2011

I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.

– Charles Dickens, DAVID COPPERFIELD

June 4, 2011

I took a speed reading course and read WAR AND PEACE in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.

– Woody Allen

June 5, 2011

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.

– Bill Wilder

June 6, 2011

Studios are passé for me. I'd rather play in a garage, in a truck, or a rehearsal hall, a club, or a basement.

– Neil Young

June 7, 2011

I imagine that yes is the only living thing.

– e. e. cummings

June 8, 2011

Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.

– Bruce Lee

June 9, 2011

We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.

– Helen Hayes

June 10, 2011

A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.

– Robert Frost

June 11, 2011

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk to blossom.

– Anaïs Nin

June 12, 2011

We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to come.


June 13, 2011

The man who can smile when things go wrong has thought of someone else he can blame it on.

– Robert Bloch

June 14, 2011

According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.

– Jerry Seinfeld

June 15, 2011

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

– Oscar Wilde

June 16, 2011

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.

– Mark Twain

June 17, 2011

Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.

– Shaquille O'Neal

June 18, 2011

It's such an interesting world. It wouldn't be half so interesting if we knew all about everything, would it? There'd be no scope for imagination then, would there?

– Lucy Maud Montgomery, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

June 19, 2011

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.

– Bill Cosby

June 20, 2011

Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.

– Fred Rogers

June 21, 2011

Oh, the summer night
Has a smile of light
And she sits on a sapphire throne.

– Barry Cornwall

June 22, 2011

Rarely do pens go dry in restaurants.

– Nicholson Baker

June 23, 2011

The absolute truth is the thing that makes people laugh.

– Carl Reiner

June 24, 2011

What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.

– Pericles

June 25, 2011

Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of --- for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

– Socrates

June 26, 2011

Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that.

– George Carlin

June 27, 2011

Music is the universal language of mankind.

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

June 28, 2011

The little things, I can obey. But the big things --- how we think, what we value --- those you must choose yourself. You can't let anyone --- or any society --- determine those for you.

– Morrie Schwartz (subject of TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE by Mitch Albom)

June 29, 2011

The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.

– Frida Kahlo

June 30, 2011

Eating words has never given me indigestion.

– Winston Churchill