Archives - June 2014
June 1, 2014
There are only two things a child will share willingly --- communicable diseases and his mother's age.
June 2, 2014
Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it.
June 3, 2014
The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us to become our best while looking our worst.
June 4, 2014
In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest.
June 5, 2014
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
June 6, 2014
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
June 7, 2014
The sky is that beautiful old parchment in which the sun and the moon keep their diary.
June 8, 2014
Pessimism is as American as apple pie --- frozen apple pie with a slice of processed cheese.
June 9, 2014
One can write, think and pray exclusively of others; dreams are all egocentric.
June 10, 2014
Children do live in fantasy and reality; they move back and forth very easily in a way we no longer remember how to do.
June 11, 2014
The reason I love the sea I cannot explain --- it's physical. When you dive you begin to feel like an angel. It's a liberation of your weight.
June 12, 2014
If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
June 13, 2014
Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit.
June 14, 2014
It is the flag just as much of the man who was naturalized yesterday as of the men whose people have been here many generations.
June 15, 2014
It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.
June 16, 2014
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
June 17, 2014
I'm in my prime. There's no goal too far, no mountain too high.
June 18, 2014
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
June 19, 2014
Those who prepared for all the emergencies of life beforehand may equip themselves at the expense of joy.
June 20, 2014
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
June 21, 2014
Summer is the time when one sheds one’s tensions with one’s clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all’s right with the world.
June 22, 2014
But the worst of imagining things is that the time comes when you have to stop and that hurts.
June 23, 2014
A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor’s.
June 24, 2014
If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.
June 25, 2014
Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow.
June 26, 2014
We all denounce bores, but while we do so, let us remember that there is nobody who isn't a bore to somebody.
June 27, 2014
It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
June 28, 2014
There is no curing a sick man who believes himself to be in health.
June 29, 2014
The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
June 30, 2014
Sometimes life is merely a matter of coffee and whatever intimacy a cup of coffee affords.