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Archives - August 2017

August 1, 2017

When you lose food as a friend, you may miss it at first but soon you will see all the things it was taking away from you.

– Laura Houssain

August 2, 2017

People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.

– Lewis Cass

August 3, 2017

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

– Winston Churchill

August 4, 2017

Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.

– James Altucher

August 5, 2017

What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible.

– Theodore Roethke

August 6, 2017

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.

– Seneca

August 7, 2017

If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.

– Tom Stoppard

August 8, 2017

The hardest part of raising a child is teaching them to ride bicycles. A shaky child on a bicycle for the first time needs both support and freedom. The realization that this is what the child will always need can hit hard.

– Sloan Wilson

August 9, 2017

Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.

– Edward R. Murrow

August 10, 2017

People tend to forget that the word "history" contains the word "story."

– Ken Burns

August 11, 2017

Not to be absolutely certain is, I think, one of the essential things in rationality.

– Bertrand Russell

August 12, 2017

A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.

– Katharine Whitehorn

August 13, 2017

To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.

– Marie Leneru, Oprah Magazine

August 14, 2017

The hard must become habit. The habit must become easy. The easy must become beautiful.

– Doug Henning

August 15, 2017

Take your work seriously, but never yourself.

– Margot Fonteyn

August 16, 2017

The artist is a receptacle for the emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

– Pablo Picasso

August 17, 2017

You can fall in love at first sight with a place as with a person.

– Alec Waugh

August 18, 2017

I always thought a yard was three feet, then I started mowing the lawn.

– C.E. Cowman

August 19, 2017

Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.

– Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

August 20, 2017

Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.

– Robert Ingersoll