Archives - August 2013
August 1, 2013
In some families, please is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was sorry.
August 2, 2013
The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.
August 3, 2013
We must be our own before we can be another’s.
August 4, 2013
I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.
August 5, 2013
Pretending is not just play. Pretending is imagined possibility. Pretending, or acting, is a very valuable life skill and we do it all the time.
August 6, 2013
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
August 7, 2013
The most profound statements are often said in silence.
August 8, 2013
Life doesn’t give you all the practice races you need.
August 9, 2013
Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough.
August 10, 2013
Why pay a dollar for a bookmark? Why not use the dollar for a bookmark?
August 11, 2013
Camping is nature's way of promoting the motel business.
August 12, 2013
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
August 13, 2013
When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work
August 14, 2013
Just as the body cannot exist without blood, so the soul needs the matchless and pure strength of faith.
August 15, 2013
I tweet, therefore my entire life has shrunk to 140 character chunks of instant event and predigested gnomic wisdom. And swearing.
August 16, 2013
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
August 17, 2013
Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.
August 18, 2013
Learn fast, fail fast, correct fast and connect fast.
August 19, 2013
I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.
August 20, 2013
Nothing spoils fun like finding out it builds character.
August 21, 2013
Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.
August 22, 2013
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
August 23, 2013
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
August 24, 2013
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.
August 25, 2013
It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.
August 26, 2013
“I have done that," says my memory. "I cannot have done that" --- says my pride, and remains adamant. At last --- memory yields.
August 27, 2013
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.
August 28, 2013
Propaganda is a soft weapon; hold it in your hands too long, and it will move about like a snake, and strike the other way.
August 29, 2013
All worthy work is open to interpretations that the author did not intend. Art isn’t your pet, it’s your kid. It grows up and talks back to you.
August 30, 2013
Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.
August 31, 2013
Sometimes you lie in bed at night, and you don't have a single thing to worry about...That always worries me!