Archives - September 2011
September 1, 2011
It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.
September 2, 2011
Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
September 3, 2011
Envy is the ulcer of the soul.
September 4, 2011
There is power; there is power in a band of working men, when they stand, hand in hand. That’s a power, that’s a power that must rule in every land.
September 5, 2011
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
September 6, 2011
The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.
September 7, 2011
Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t.
September 8, 2011
We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
September 9, 2011
Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.
September 10, 2011
That some good can be derived from every event is a better proposition than that everything happens for the best, which it assuredly does not.
September 11, 2011
Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
September 12, 2011
A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
September 13, 2011
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
September 14, 2011
All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost.
September 15, 2011
Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.
September 16, 2011
Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
September 17, 2011
Charm is a way of getting an answer yes without asking a clear question.
September 18, 2011
Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.
September 19, 2011
You always pass failure on the way to death.
September 20, 2011
You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
September 21, 2011
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
September 22, 2011
For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad.
September 23, 2011
If success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
September 24, 2011
People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.
September 25, 2011
You don’t need fancy highbrow traditions or money to really learn. You just need people with the desire to better themselves.
September 26, 2011
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
September 27, 2011
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
September 28, 2011
What you give for the cause of charity in health is gold; what you give in sickness is silver; what you give after death is lead.
September 29, 2011
Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
September 30, 2011
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.