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Archives - March 2002

March 1, 2002

In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.

– John Barrymore

March 2, 2002

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.

– Antoine de Saint-Exup

March 3, 2002

People attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.

– George Bernard Shaw

March 4, 2002

To act is to be committed, and to be committed is to be in danger.

– James Baldwin

March 5, 2002

You grow up the day you have your first real laugh, at yourself.

– Ethel Barrymore

March 6, 2002

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.

– Eleanor Roosevelt

March 7, 2002

You can never be great at anything unless you love it.

– Maya Angelou

March 8, 2002

The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.

– Norman Cousins

March 9, 2002

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long shot.

– Charlie Chaplin

March 10, 2002

My mother viewed speaking impeccably proper English as a strategy in the overall battle for civil rights.

– Bebe Moore Campbell, author of YOUR BLUES AIN'T LIKE MINE

March 11, 2002

Nothing is so strong as gentleness and nothing is so gentle as real strength.

– Ralph W. Sockman

March 12, 2002

Indoors or out, no one relaxes in March, that month of wind and taxes, the wind will presently disappear, the taxes last us all the year.

– Ogden Nash

March 13, 2002

Obstacles are those frightful things we see when we take our eyes off our goal.

– Henry Ford

March 14, 2002

Few things are harder to put up with than a good example.

– Mark Twain

March 15, 2002

Success is focusing the full power of all you are one what you have a burning desire to achieve.

– Wilferd A. Peterson

March 16, 2002

Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?

– Alice Walker, THE COLOR PURPLE

March 17, 2002

An Irishman needs three things: silence, cunning and exile.

– James Joyce

March 18, 2002

An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.

– Charles Bukowski

March 19, 2002

No matter how sophisticated you may be, a huge granite mountain cannot be denied--it speaks in silence to the very core of your being.

– Ansel Adams

March 20, 2002

Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence
Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance
Autumn passes and one remembers one's reverence
Winter passes and one remembers one's perseverance.

– Yoko Ono, Season of Glass

March 21, 2002

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

– Anne Bradstreet

March 22, 2002

Before the beginning of great brilliance and beauty there first must be a period of complete chaos.

– I Ching

March 23, 2002

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

– Helen Keller

March 24, 2002

You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a fruit fly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart.

– Fred Allen

March 25, 2002

Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.

– Stephen Vincent Benet

March 26, 2002

Go to the ant, thou sluggard, learn to live, and by her busy ways, reform thy own.

– Elizabeth Smart

March 27, 2002

The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.

– Sidney J. Harris

March 28, 2002

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.

– John Quincy Adams

March 29, 2002

Respectable men and women content with good and easy living are missing some of the most important things in life. Unless you give ;yourself to some great cause you haven't even begun to live.

– William P. Merrill

March 30, 2002

Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book, If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for.

– Alice Walker

March 31, 2002

It is the things in common that make relationships enjoyable, but it is the little differences that make them interesting.

– Todd Ruthman