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Archives - March 2012

March 1, 2012

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.

– Jonathan Kozol

March 2, 2012

Peace is not won by those who fiercely guard their differences but by those who with open minds and hearts seek out connections.

– Katherine Paterson

March 3, 2012

I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music.  It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music.

– George Eliot

March 4, 2012

Have no fear of perfection --- you'll never reach it.

– Salvador Dali

March 5, 2012

I don't forgive people because I'm weak, I forgive them because I am strong enough to know people make mistakes.

– Marilyn Monroe

March 6, 2012

Son, always tell the truth. Then you'll never have to remember what you said the last time.

– Sam Rayburn

March 7, 2012

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.

– Maya Angelou

March 8, 2012

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.

– Oscar Wilde

March 9, 2012

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

– Mahatma Gandhi

March 10, 2012

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.

– Hyman Rickover

March 11, 2012

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.

– Edith Sitwell

March 11, 2012

Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.

– James M. Barrie

March 12, 2012

I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally.

– W. C. Fields

March 13, 2012

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.

– Jonathan Safran Foer

March 14, 2012

Friendship --- my definition --- is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don't have trust, the friendship will crumble.

– Stieg Larsson

March 15, 2012

May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past.

– Irish saying

March 16, 2012

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

– H. L. Mencken

March 17, 2012

You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free.

– Clarence Darrow

March 18, 2012

It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.

– J. R. R. Tolkien

March 19, 2012

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.

– Hal Borland

March 20, 2012

Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.

– Chinese proverb

March 21, 2012

When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.

– Anatole France

March 22, 2012

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.

– John Erskine

March 23, 2012

True friends are families which you can select.

– Audrey Hepburn

March 24, 2012

If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

– Benjamin Franklin

March 25, 2012

When you're doing the work you're meant to do, it feels right and every day is a bonus, regardless of what you're getting paid.

– Oprah Winfrey

March 26, 2012

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

March 27, 2012

Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts.

– Winston Churchill

March 28, 2012

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

– John F. Kennedy

March 29, 2012

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

– Thomas Jefferson

March 30, 2012

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.

– John Steinbeck

March 31, 2012

It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.

– Max Eastman