Archives - September 2016
September 1, 2016
Anyone who says you can't see a thought simply doesn't know art.
September 2, 2016
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
September 3, 2016
Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
September 4, 2016
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
September 5, 2016
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all cost of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
September 6, 2016
Books are a hard-bound drug with no danger of an overdose. I am the happy victim of books.
September 7, 2016
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.
September 8, 2016
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
September 9, 2016
It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.
September 10, 2016
Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.
September 11, 2016
What separates us from the animals, what separates us from the chaos, is our ability to mourn people we’ve never met.
September 12, 2016
Exaggeration misleads the credulous and offends the perceptive.
September 13, 2016
About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.
September 14, 2016
One of the indictments of civilization is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
September 15, 2016
The nice thing about doing a crossword puzzle is, you know there is a solution.
September 16, 2016
There's no disappointment in memory, and one's exaggerations are always on the good side.
September 17, 2016
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
September 18, 2016
Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.
September 19, 2016
Sorrow is the mere rust of the soul. Activity will cleanse and brighten it.
September 20, 2016
You are perfectly cast in your life. I can’t imagine anyone but you in the role. Go play.
September 21, 2016
Eating is really one of your indoor sports. You play three times a day, and it’s well worth while to make the game as pleasant as possible.
September 22, 2016
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
September 23, 2016
I have a thing for doors. I always think of them as a threshold to something new.
September 24, 2016
There’s a fine line between funny and annoying --- and it’s exactly the width of a quotation mark. But it's not the quotation mark that deserves our wrath. It's our bad habits...
September 25, 2016
One of the things when you're drawing a comic book is that you're spending four or five times as long to draw it as the writer takes to write it. In my career I've had to spend a week drawing something that a writer has thrown out in an hour. And there's nothing worse than having to work on something that no previous thought has gone into.
September 26, 2016
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
September 27, 2016
The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
September 28, 2016
Life will always remain a gamble, with prizes sometimes for the imprudent, and blanks so often to the wise.
September 29, 2016
That writer does the most, who gives his reader the most knowledge, and takes from him the least time.
September 30, 2016
Things somehow seem more real and vivid when one can apply somebody else’s ready-made phrase about them.