Archives - January 2015
January 1, 2015
The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul and a new nose; new feet, a new backbone, new ears, and new eyes. Unless a particular man made New Year resolutions, he would make no resolutions. Unless a man starts afresh about things, he will certainly do nothing effective.
January 2, 2015
A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of the others.
January 3, 2015
If you really want to be depressed, weigh yourself in grams.
January 4, 2015
The feeling of Sunday is the same everywhere, heavy, melancholy, standing still.
January 5, 2015
Sadness flies on the wings of the morning and out of the heart of darkness comes the light.
January 6, 2015
While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see.
January 7, 2015
If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then giving Fido only two of them.
January 8, 2015
To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else.
January 9, 2015
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
January 10, 2015
Ask yourself, If I had only sixty seconds on the stage, what would I absolutely have to say to get my message across.
January 11, 2015
Weekends don't pay as well as weekdays but at least there's football.
January 12, 2015
We keep going back, stronger, not weaker, because we will not allow rejection to beat us down. It will only strengthen our resolve. To be successful there is no other way.
January 13, 2015
It is very sad for a man to make himself servant to a single thing; his manhood all taken out of him by the hydraulic pressure of excessive business.
January 14, 2015
Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.
January 15, 2015
For instance, the bicycle is the most efficient machine ever created: Converting calories into gas, a bicycle gets the equivalent of three thousand miles per gallon.
January 16, 2015
Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
January 17, 2015
It's your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don't take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver.
January 18, 2015
We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their defects.
January 19, 2015
Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true.
January 20, 2015
To always be intending to live a new life, but never find time to set about it --- this is as if a man should put off eating and drinking from one day to another till he be starved and destroyed.
January 21, 2015
The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
January 22, 2015
I have a "carpe diem" mug and, truthfully, at six in the morning the words do not make me want to seize the day. They make me want to slap a dead poet.
January 23, 2015
Most travel is best of all in the anticipation or the remembering; the reality has more to do with losing your luggage.
January 24, 2015
In a hospital, half of the patients get better food than at home.
January 25, 2015
Emotion turning back on itself, and not leading on to thought or action, is the element of madness.
January 26, 2015
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
January 27, 2015
The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?
January 28, 2015
For me, a writer should be more like a lighthouse keeper, just out there by himself. He shouldn't get his ideas from other people all around him.
January 29, 2015
History is a kind of introduction to more interesting people than we can possibly meet in our restricted lives; let us not neglect the opportunity.
January 30, 2015
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
January 31, 2015
Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.