Archives - January 2014
January 1, 2014
A happy New Year! Grant that I
May bring no tear to any eye
When this New Year in time shall end
Let it be said I've played the friend,
Have lived and loved and labored here,
And made of it a happy year.
January 2, 2014
Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
January 3, 2014
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
January 4, 2014
Hazing is an extraordinary activity that, when it occurs often enough, becomes perversely ordinary as those who engage in it grow desensitized to its inhumanity.
January 5, 2014
Mockery is often the result of a poverty of wit.
January 6, 2014
Science fiction is not predictive; it is descriptive.
January 7, 2014
The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.
January 8, 2014
Beauty endures only for as long as it can be seen; goodness, beautiful today, will remain so tomorrow.
January 9, 2014
Contentment is a pearl of great price, and whoever procures it at the expense of ten thousand desires makes a wise and a happy purchase.
January 10, 2014
He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.
January 11, 2014
As a child, my number one best friend was the librarian in my grade school. I actually believed all those books belonged to her.
January 12, 2014
Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.
January 13, 2014
A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ.
January 14, 2014
Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.
January 15, 2014
If you want to live, you must walk. If you want to live long, you must run.
January 16, 2014
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
January 17, 2014
There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.
January 18, 2014
Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.
January 19, 2014
Chocolate is like medicine --- but as with medicine, the key is the proper dose. Don't overdo it.
January 20, 2014
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality.... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
January 21, 2014
Anyone who believes the competitive spirit in America is dead has never been in a supermarket when the cashier opens another checkout line.
January 22, 2014
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
January 23, 2014
Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer.
January 24, 2014
Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.
January 25, 2014
There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want.
January 26, 2014
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
January 27, 2014
I love hugging. I wish I was an octopus, so I could hug ten people at a time.
January 28, 2014
A good book is a lighthouse; a wise man is a lighthouse; conscience is a lighthouse; compassion is a lighthouse; science is a lighthouse! They all show us the true path! Keep them in your life to remain safe in the rocky and dark waters of life!
January 29, 2014
If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you'll die a lot of times.
January 30, 2014
Self-destruction is the effect of cowardice in the highest extreme.
January 31, 2014
One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die.