Archives - May 2014
May 1, 2014
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
May 2, 2014
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
May 3, 2014
The last function of reason is to recognize that there are an infinity of things which surpass it.
May 4, 2014
People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.
May 5, 2014
Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead.
May 6, 2014
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
May 7, 2014
To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring --- it was peace.
May 8, 2014
If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being?
May 9, 2014
Develop your eccentricities while you are young. That way, when you get old, people won't think you're going gaga.
May 10, 2014
Literature is news that stays news.
May 11, 2014
No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love. It shrinks not where man cowers, and grows stronger where man faints, and over wastes of worldly fortunes sends the radiance of its quenchless fidelity like a star.
May 12, 2014
We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers --- but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.
May 13, 2014
My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate.
May 14, 2014
The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water is indescribable in its evocations of innocence and delight.
May 15, 2014
A quote is just a tattoo on the tongue.
May 16, 2014
The only thing that makes one place more attractive to me then another is the quantity of heart I find in it.
May 17, 2014
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
May 18, 2014
Don't go through life, grow through life.
May 19, 2014
Put a grain of boldness into everything you do.
May 20, 2014
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
May 21, 2014
There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as a habitual sense of humor.
May 22, 2014
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.
May 23, 2014
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
May 24, 2014
If you can't write your idea on the back of my calling card, you don't have a clear idea.
May 25, 2014
A celebrity is any well-known TV or movie star who looks like he spends more than two hours working on his hair.
May 26, 2014
The brave die never, though they sleep in dust:
Their courage nerves a thousand living men.
May 27, 2014
How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.
May 28, 2014
Some old women and men grow bitter with age; the more their teeth drop out, the more biting they get.
May 29, 2014
Science fiction does not remain fiction for long. And certainly not on the Internet.
May 30, 2014
Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
May 31, 2014
Somebody told me it was frightening how much topsoil we are losing each year, but I told that story around the campfire and nobody got scared.