Archives - April 2016
April 1, 2016
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
April 2, 2016
It is, in my view, the duty of an apple to be crisp and crunchable, but a pear should have such a texture as leads to silent consumption.
April 3, 2016
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
April 4, 2016
There's nothing like Opening Day. There's nothing like the start of a new season. I started playing baseball when I was seven years old and quit playing when I was 40, so it's kind of in my blood.
April 5, 2016
Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay home and see bad television for nothing?
April 6, 2016
Walking is man's best medicine.
April 7, 2016
Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called everybody, and they meet at the bar.
April 8, 2016
Zoo animals are ambassadors for their cousins in the wild.
April 9, 2016
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half.
April 10, 2016
Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together.
April 11, 2016
Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.
April 12, 2016
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
April 13, 2016
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
April 14, 2016
Nurses are the hospitality of the hospital.
April 15, 2016
The beauty of standing up for your rights is others will see you standing and stand up as well.
April 16, 2016
One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others.
April 17, 2016
Thrift is not an affair of the pocket, but an affair of character.
April 18, 2016
I love characters who are clever and smart, and you have to run to catch up with. I think there's something very appealing and rather heroic in that.
April 19, 2016
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
April 20, 2016
You are remembered for the rules you break.
April 21, 2016
For me, a poem is an opportunity to kind of interrogate myself a little bit.
April 22, 2016
The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.
April 23, 2016
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
April 24, 2016
If a man aspires to a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.
April 25, 2016
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
April 26, 2016
A horse is a thing of beauty...none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.
April 27, 2016
The history of storytelling isn't one of simply entertaining the masses but of also advising, instructing, challenging the status quo.
April 28, 2016
Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.
April 29, 2016
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
April 30, 2016
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.