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Archives - June 2002

June 1, 2002

If a man will begin in certainties he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin in doubts he shall end in certainties.

– Francis Bacon

June 2, 2002

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

– Abraham Lincoln

June 3, 2002

An Eye for an Eye just makes the whole World blind.

– Mahatma Gandhi

June 4, 2002

A book must be an ice-axe to break the seas frozen inside our soul.

– Franz Kafka

June 5, 2002

Life is a mystery to be lived, not a problem to be solved.

– Osho

June 6, 2002

It's never the end of the world. It's already tomorrow in Australia.

– Charles Schultz

June 7, 2002

To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations --- such is a pleasure beyond compare.

– Kenko Yoshida

June 8, 2002

A rich child often sits in a poor mother's lap.

– Spanish proverb

June 9, 2002

We should read to give our souls a chance to luxuriate.

– Henry Miller

June 10, 2002

The world is a stage, and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.

– Oscar Wilde

June 11, 2002

We all need to learn a lesson from crayons. Some are sharp, some have weird names, and they are all kinds of colors. But in the end, they all have to learn to live in the same box.

– Nick Meno

June 12, 2002

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.

– George Herbert

June 13, 2002

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love the most is soap-on-a-rope.

– Bill Cosby

June 14, 2002

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!

– Lydia M. Child

June 15, 2002

Be kind to thy father, for when thou wert young, who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, and joined in thy innocent glee.

– Margaret Courtney

June 16, 2002

Happiness sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.

– John Barrymore

June 17, 2002

The world is a great book, he who never stirs from home, reads only a page.

– St. Augustine

June 18, 2002

Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

June 19, 2002

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

– Helen Keller

June 20, 2002

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, they make them.

– George Bernard Shaw

June 21, 2002

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.

– Joseph Addison

June 22, 2002

The question is not "To be or not to be," it is what we should be until we are not.

– Soren Kierkegaard

June 23, 2002

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

– Anais Nin

June 24, 2002

We turn not older with years, but newer every day.

– Emily Dickinson

June 25, 2002

Bore: a person who talks when you wish him to listen.

– Ambrose Bierce

June 26, 2002

Practice does not make perfect, practice makes permanent, only perfect practice makes perfect.

– Norton Juster

June 27, 2002

How glorious it is --- and also how painful --- to be an exception.

– Louis Charles Alfred de Musset

June 28, 2002

I am not confused, I'm just well mixed.

– Robert Frost

June 29, 2002

Every man's memory is his private literature.

– Aldous Huxley

June 30, 2002

Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.

– Laurence J. Peter