Archives - December 2016
December 1, 2016
Unemployment is like a headache or a high temperature --- unpleasant and exhausting but not carrying in itself any explanation of its cause.
December 2, 2016
Clutter is a weight that has built on top of you so gradually, you don't even realize anymore that it is holding you down.
December 3, 2016
In one drop of water are found all the secrets of the oceans.
December 4, 2016
It is better to know what to fear than to say “no fear.”
December 5, 2016
If I set for myself a task, be it so trifling, I shall see it through. How else shall I have confidence in myself to do important things?
December 6, 2016
Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.
December 7, 2016
I think history is continuous. It doesn't begin or end on Pearl Harbor Day or the day Lyndon Johnson withdraws from the presidency or on 9/11. You have to learn from the past but not be imprisoned by it. You need to take counsel of history but never be imprisoned by it.
December 8, 2016
I wish I could have known earlier that you have all the time you’ll need right up to the day you die.
December 9, 2016
The waste of life occasioned by trying to do too many things at once is appalling.
December 10, 2016
There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.
December 11, 2016
What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.
December 12, 2016
We are not only less reasonable and less decent in our dreams... we are also more inteligent, wiser and capable of better judgment when we are asleep than when we are awake.
December 13, 2016
There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
December 14, 2016
Sometimes I give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
December 15, 2016
Of all eloquence a nickname is the most concise; of all arguments the most unanswerable.
December 16, 2016
The wind shows us how close to the edge we are.
December 17, 2016
Silently, like thoughts that come and go, the snowflakes fall, each one a gem.
December 18, 2016
An apple is an excellent thing --- until you have tried a peach.
December 19, 2016
I don't like where I'm going and I don't like where I've been. Why am I in a hurry?
December 20, 2016
At every moment of our lives, we all have one foot in a fairy tale and the other in the abyss.
December 21, 2016
Never are voices so beautiful as on a winter’s evening, when dusk almost hides the body, and they seem to issue from nothingness with a note of intimacy seldom heard by day.
December 22, 2016
Old age lives minutes slowly, hours quickly; childhood chews hours and swallows minutes.
December 23, 2016
There is a fine line between dreams and reality, it's up to you to draw it.
December 24, 2016
The miracle, of course, was not that the oil for the sacred light ---
in a little cruse --- lasted as long as they say;
but that the courage of the Maccabees lasted to this day:
let that nourish my flickering spirit.
December 25, 2016
Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends.
December 26, 2016
People change and forget to tell each other.
December 27, 2016
To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.
December 28, 2016
You taught me to be nice, so nice that now I am so full of niceness, I have no sense of right and wrong, no outrage, no passion.
December 29, 2016
Hot chocolate is like a hug from the inside.
December 30, 2016
The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
December 31, 2016
Each year’s regrets are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the New Year.