Archives - November 2016
November 1, 2016
You wouldn't believe
On All Hallow Eve
What lots of fun we can make,
With apples to bob,
And nuts on the hob,
And a ring-and-thimble cake.
November 2, 2016
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
November 2, 2016
It is never too late to have a happy childhood.
November 3, 2016
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
November 4, 2016
We visit others as a matter of social obligation. How long has it been since we have visited with ourselves?
November 5, 2016
Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.
November 6, 2016
Good manners: The noise you don't make when you're eating soup.
November 7, 2016
Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.
November 8, 2016
A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.
November 9, 2016
Nothing is more curious than the almost savage hostility that humor excites in those who lack it.
November 10, 2016
What is soul? It's like electricity --- we don't really know what it is, but it's a force that can light a room.
November 11, 2016
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
November 12, 2016
Courage, in the final analysis, is nothing but an affirmative answer to the shocks of existence.
November 13, 2016
Sometimes reality is too complex. Stories give it form.
November 14, 2016
Those who do not think outside the box are easily contained.
November 15, 2016
What really helps motivate me to walk are my dogs, who are my best pals. They keep you honest about walking because when it's time to go, you can't disappoint those little faces.
November 16, 2016
Know, first, who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.
November 17, 2016
Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume.
November 18, 2016
Few delights can equal the mere presence of one whom we trust utterly.
November 19, 2016
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
November 20, 2016
The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one.
November 21, 2016
A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless.
November 22, 2016
We have come too far, we have sacrificed too much, to disdain the future now.
November 23, 2016
I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap.
November 24, 2016
None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.
November 25, 2016
Consumerism has a religious day called Black Friday.
November 26, 2016
The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.
November 27, 2016
Humble is such a lonely word.
November 28, 2016
Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift.... The hangover comes the day after.
November 29, 2016
If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.
November 30, 2016
Part of the issue of achievement is to be able to set realistic goals, but that's one of the hardest things to do because you don't always know exactly where you're going, and you shouldn't.