Archives - August 2011
August 1, 2011
All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books.
August 2, 2011
I make the road. I draw the map. Nothing just happens to me...I'm the one happening.
August 2, 2011
Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
August 3, 2011
Poets are always taking the weather so personally. They're always sticking their emotions in things that have no emotions.
August 4, 2011
I've been on a calendar, but never on time.
August 5, 2011
The secret is to keep adding voices, adding ideas, and moving things around as you put together your life. If you're lucky, putting together your life is a process that will last through every single day you're alive.
August 6, 2011
If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.
August 7, 2011
We are always in the space in-between...all the spaces where you are not actually at home. You haven't arrived yet.... This is where our mind is the most open. We are alert, we are sensitive, and destiny can happen.
August 8, 2011
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
August 9, 2011
Human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but...life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.
August 10, 2011
When you're happy for yourself, it fills you. When you're happy for someone else, it pours over.
August 11, 2011
We shall by morning
Inherit the earth.
Our foot's in the door.
August 12, 2011
If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there.
August 13, 2011
Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself --- and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to --- letting a person be what he really is.
August 14, 2011
Free imagination is the inestimable prerogative of youth and it must be cherished and guarded as a treasure.
August 15, 2011
Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.
August 16, 2011
If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane.
August 17, 2011
All the things I really like are either immoral, illegal or fattening.
August 18, 2011
We have the marvelous gift of making everything insignificant.
August 19, 2011
I don't believe in dressing up reality. I don't believe in using makeup to make things look smoother.
August 20, 2011
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
August 21, 2011
Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.
August 22, 2011
If I only had three words of advice, they would be, Tell the Truth. If I got three more words, I'd add, all the time.
August 23, 2011
You can try to take sorrow and make it into something enduring, meaningful and beautiful. I always feel guilty that this is my job, that I get to do this.
August 24, 2011
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.
August 25, 2011
The best fantasy is written in the language of dreams. It is alive as dreams are alive, more real than real...for a moment at least...that long magic moment before we wake.
August 26, 2011
There are times when friendship feels like running down a hill together as fast as you can, jumping over things, spinning around, and you don't care where you're going, and you don't care where you've come from, because all that matters is speed, and the hands holding your hands.
August 27, 2011
If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative.
August 28, 2011
You invite things to happen. You open the door. You inhale. And if you inhale the chaos, you give the chaos, the chaos gives back.
August 29, 2011
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
August 30, 2011
Let us not worry about the future. Let us only do the right thing today, at this moment, Here and now. Let the future take care of itself.
August 31, 2011
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.