Archives - January 2017
January 1, 2017
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and, more importantly, you're doing something.
January 2, 2017
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
January 3, 2017
I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
January 4, 2017
There are no traffic jams when you go the extra mile.
January 5, 2017
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
January 6, 2017
It doesn't hurt to be optimistic. You can always cry later.
January 7, 2017
The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.
January 8, 2017
Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.
January 9, 2017
If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.
January 10, 2017
If you call a thing bad you do little, if you call a thing good you do much.
January 11, 2017
It’s hard to be responsible, adult and sensible all the time. How good it is to have a sister whose heart is as young as your own.
January 12, 2017
Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends.
January 13, 2017
When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target.
January 14, 2017
I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the years'.
January 15, 2017
What a person believes is not as important as how a person believes.
January 16, 2017
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.
January 17, 2017
A lot of people think this is a goodie two-shoes talking. But we do have a tendency to complain rather than celebrating who we are. I learned at my mother's knee it's better to appreciate what's happening... I think we kind of talk ourselves into the negative sometimes.
January 18, 2017
Music is love in search of a word.
January 19, 2017
To heal is to touch with love that which we previously touched with fear.
January 20, 2017
Liberty don't work as good in practice as it does in speeches.
January 21, 2017
Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.
January 22, 2017
Writers are not just people who sit down and write. They hazard themselves. Every time you compose a book your composition of yourself is at stake.
January 23, 2017
Everything is something you decide to do, and there is nothing you have to do.
January 24, 2017
All great work is preparing yourself for the accident to happen.
January 25, 2017
Children have never been good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
January 26, 2017
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
January 27, 2017
No author dislikes to be edited as much as he dislikes not to be published.
January 28, 2017
Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.
January 29, 2017
I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.
January 30, 2017
If you don't think every day is a good day, just try missing one.
January 31, 2017
Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetime, is certain for those who are friends.