Archives - May 2012
May 1, 2012
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
May 2, 2012
I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.
May 3, 2012
Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.
May 4, 2012
Whether you think you can or think you can't -- you are right.
May 5, 2012
Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday.
May 6, 2012
Character is much easier kept than recovered.
May 7, 2012
Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true.
May 8, 2012
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
May 9, 2012
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
May 10, 2012
It's not a slam at you when people are rude --- it's a slam at the people they've met before.
May 11, 2012
All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
May 12, 2012
Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still.
May 13, 2012
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
May 14, 2012
Everybody dies. What matters is what you do between now and when it happens to you.
May 15, 2012
My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
May 16, 2012
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
May 17, 2012
You can't force love, I realized. It's there or it isn't. If it's not there, you've got to be able to admit it. If it is there, you've got to do whatever it takes to protect the ones you love.
May 18, 2012
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
May 19, 2012
I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.
May 20, 2012
Try to understand men. If you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and almost always leads to love.
May 21, 2012
As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes.
May 22, 2012
We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.
May 23, 2012
A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them.
May 24, 2012
And it occurred to him that there were two parts to being a better person. One part was thinking about other people. The other part was not giving a toss what other people thought.
May 25, 2012
There are only two ways of telling the complete truth --- anonymously and posthumously.
May 26, 2012
The land comes alive through its wild creatures.
May 27, 2012
The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.
May 28, 2012
And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.
May 29, 2012
Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
May 30, 2012
There ain't no such thing as wrong food.
May 31, 2012
You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea.