Archives - August 2016
August 1, 2016
The quickest way for a parent to get a child's attention is to sit down and look comfortable.
August 2, 2016
Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.
August 3, 2016
My play was a complete success. The audience was a failure.
August 4, 2016
Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.
August 5, 2016
A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows.
August 6, 2016
Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light?
August 7, 2016
A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves --- a special kind of double.
August 8, 2016
Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important.
August 9, 2016
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
August 10, 2016
The cool thing about free will is that even if one has a huge bag of karma there is still a lot of free will for all those souls coming into the world.
August 11, 2016
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
August 12, 2016
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
August 13, 2016
My generation is not strong. My grandfather fought in World War II. I had a panic attack during the series finale of "Breaking Bad."
August 14, 2016
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.
August 15, 2016
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
August 16, 2016
Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.
August 17, 2016
Correspondences are like small clothes before the invention of suspenders; it is impossible to keep them up.
August 18, 2016
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
August 19, 2016
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
August 20, 2016
I look to the future because that’s where I’m going to spend the rest of my life.
August 21, 2016
It hurts to find out that what we wanted doesn’t match what you dreamed it would be.
August 22, 2016
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
August 23, 2016
Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It's all about the memories.
August 25, 2016
Learn to accept in silence the minor aggravations, cultivate the gift of taciturnity, and consume your own smoke with an extra draft of hard work, so that those about you may not be annoyed with the dust and soot of your complaints.
August 26, 2016
Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear.
August 27, 2016
It takes too much energy to be against something unless it’s really important.
August 28, 2016
If you always add and never subtract, you will eventually bury yourself.
August 29, 2016
An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
August 30, 2016
I've always thought that a big laugh is a really loud noise from the soul saying, "Ain't that the truth."
August 31, 2016
Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.