Archives - May 2016
May 1, 2016
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
May 2, 2016
Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.
May 3, 2016
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
May 4, 2016
Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
May 5, 2016
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
May 6, 2016
Accidents, and particularly street and highway accidents, do not happen --- they are caused.
May 7, 2016
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
May 8, 2016
When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it's a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.
May 9, 2016
If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.
May 10, 2016
Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.
May 11, 2016
There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.
May 12, 2016
If you haven't had at least a slight poetic crack in the heart, you have been cheated by nature.
May 13, 2016
I would not exchange my leisure hours for all the wealth in the world.
May 14, 2016
Almost certainly...the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind.
May 15, 2016
Law enforcement officers are never "off duty." They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened.
May 16, 2016
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
May 17, 2016
It is easier to be happy when you are not surrounded by the confusion and the clutter of life.
May 18, 2016
Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted.
May 19, 2016
One of the most healing things you can do is recognize where in your life you are your own poison.
May 20, 2016
Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.
May 21, 2016
Freedom does not come without a price. We may sometimes take for granted the many liberties we enjoy in America, but they have all been earned through the ultimate sacrifice paid by so many of the members of our armed forces.
May 22, 2016
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
May 23, 2016
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
May 24, 2016
Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.
May 25, 2016
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
May 26, 2016
One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening.
May 27, 2016
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
May 28, 2016
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
May 29, 2016
The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for five seconds and think for ten minutes.
May 30, 2016
Memorial Day isn't just about honoring veterans, it's honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that's a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It's a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.
May 31, 2016
Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.