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Archives - May 2002

May 1, 2002

Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.

– Joshua L. Liebman

May 2, 2002

Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled "This could change your life."

– Helen Exley

May 3, 2002

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.

– Sam Ewig

May 4, 2002

A good book has no ending.

– R.D. Cumming

May 5, 2002

We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.

– Gladstone

May 6, 2002

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.

– Etty Hillesum

May 7, 2002

Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.

– Kahlil Gibran

May 8, 2002

Patience makes lighter
What sorrow may not heal.

– Horace, <u>Odes</u>, 15

May 9, 2002

Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.

– Marion C. Garretty

May 10, 2002

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.

– Jewish Proverb

May 11, 2002

A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.

– Tenneva Jordan

May 12, 2002

Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love.

– Mildred B. Vermont

May 13, 2002

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

– Mother Teresa

May 14, 2002

When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.

– Mark Twain

May 15, 2002

Now I know how hard life is, and the better I am in life, the better life is.

– Eric Tollison

May 16, 2002

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

May 17, 2002

Life is too important to be taken seriously.

– Oscar Wilde

May 18, 2002

The course of true love never did run smooth.

– Shakespeare

May 19, 2002

Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

– Albert Einstein

May 20, 2002

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

May 21, 2002

What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul.

– Yiddish Proverb

May 22, 2002

I am imagination. I can see what the eyes cannot see. I can hear what the ears cannot hear. I can feel what the heart cannot feel.

– Peter Nivio Zarlenga

May 23, 2002

Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction.

– Antoine de Saint-Exup&eacute;ry, <i>Wind, Sand, and Stars</i>, 1939

May 24, 2002

I have no sense of nationalism, only a cosmic consciousness of belonging to the human family.

– Rosika Schwimmer

May 25, 2002

Consistency is the last resort of the unimaginative.

– Oscar Wilde

May 26, 2002

After the verb 'to Love,' 'to Help' is the most beautiful verb in the world.

– Bertha von Suttner

May 27, 2002

A man isn't poor if he can still laugh.

– Raymond Hitchcock

May 28, 2002

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.

– Charles W. Eliot

May 29, 2002

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

– E.E. Cummings

May 30, 2002

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.

– Lao-Tzu

May 31, 2002

Lord! When you sell a man a book you don't sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue --- you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night --- there's all heaven and earth in a book, a real book.

– Christopher Morley