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Archives - September 2002

September 1, 2002

Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then--we elected them.

– Lily Tomlin

September 2, 2002

Two things a man should never be angry at: What he can help, and what he cannot help.

– Thomas Fuller

September 3, 2002

If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented to him as a pledge that his soul had really been there, and if he found that flower in his hand when he awake--Aye, what then?

– Samuel Taylor Coleridge

September 4, 2002

Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.

– François de La Rochefoucauld

September 5, 2002

Cruelty would be delicious if one could only find some sort of cruelty that didn't really hurt.

– George Bernard Shaw

September 6, 2002

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

– Darrel Royal

September 7, 2002

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.

– Henry Ford

September 8, 2002

As soon as you feel too old to do a thing, do it.

– Margaret Deland

September 9, 2002

The noblest service comes from nameless hands, and the best servant does his work unseen.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

September 10, 2002

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

– Anne Frank

September 11, 2002

Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.

– Horace Mann

September 12, 2002

Never mistake motion for action.

– Ernest Hemingway

September 13, 2002

Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.

– Robert Louis Stevenson

September 14, 2002

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

– Ben Franklin

September 15, 2002

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.

– George Burns

September 16, 2002

Preach the gospel at all times. If necessary use words.

– St. Francis of Assisi

September 17, 2002

A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn no other way.

– Mark Twain

September 18, 2002

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.

– Ellen Parr

September 19, 2002

Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.

– Frank Lloyd Wright

September 20, 2002

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

September 21, 2002

When I look down I miss all the good stuff, when I look up I just trip over things.

– Ani diFranco

September 22, 2002

This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.

– Dorothy Parker

September 23, 2002

Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.

– Natalie Clifford Barney

September 24, 2002

Life is short; be happy.

– Spanky (Lucas Spangler)

September 25, 2002

The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

– Jon Hammond

September 26, 2002

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

– Malcolm S. Forbes

September 27, 2002

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

– Martin Luther King Jr.

September 28, 2002

God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.

– Voltaire

September 29, 2002

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.

– Groucho Marx

September 30, 2002

October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.

– Mark Twain