Archives - October 2013
October 1, 2013
It is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed.
October 2, 2013
Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.
October 3, 2013
I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.
October 4, 2013
What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.
October 5, 2013
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
October 6, 2013
I think that is what film and art and music do; they can work as a map of sorts for your feelings.
October 7, 2013
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
October 8, 2013
Engineering is a great profession. There is the satisfaction of watching a figment of the imagination emerge through the aid of science to a plan on paper. Then it moves to realization in stone or metal or energy. Then it brings homes to men or women. Then it elevates the standard of living and adds to the comforts of life. This is the engineer's high privilege.
October 9, 2013
You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.
October 10, 2013
Y. That perfect letter. The wishbone, fork in the road, empty wineglass. The question we ask over and over. Why?
October 11, 2013
I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.
October 12, 2013
Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona.
October 13, 2013
Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
October 14, 2013
I have come to believe that this is a mighty continent which was hitherto unknown. I am greatly supported in this view by reason of this great river, and by this sea which is fresh.
October 15, 2013
Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
October 16, 2013
Everything is more beautiful because we're doomed. You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again.
October 17, 2013
If someone asks why you're crying, you can just say, "Because of how wrong you are."
October 18, 2013
One day of practice is like one day of clean living. It doesn't do you any good.
October 19, 2013
Music is for every single person that walks the planet.
October 20, 2013
We find comfort among those who agree with us --- growth among those who don't.
October 21, 2013
Players like rules. If they didn't have any rules, they wouldn't have anything to break.
October 22, 2013
Wicked people never have time for reading. It's one of the reasons for their wickedness.
October 23, 2013
Practice isn't the thing you do once you're good. It's the thing you do that makes you good.
October 24, 2013
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.
October 25, 2013
We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
October 26, 2013
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
October 27, 2013
If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree.
October 28, 2013
There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age - I missed it coming and going.
October 29, 2013
Keep walking. If I look back I am lost.
October 30, 2013
You start a question, and it's like starting a stone. You sit quietly on the top of a hill; and away the stone goes, starting others.
October 31, 2013
Bring forth the raisins and the nuts
Tonight All-Hallows' Spectre struts
Along the moonlit way.