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Archives - September 2002

September 1, 2002

There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets?

– Dick Cavett

September 2, 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 3, 2002

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

– Thomas Fuller

September 4, 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 5, 2002

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

– François de La Rochefoucauld

September 6, 2002

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

– George Bernard Shaw

September 7, 2002

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

– Darrel Royal

September 8, 2002

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

– Henry Ford

September 9, 2002

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

– Margaret Deland

September 10, 2002

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

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

September 11, 2002

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

– Anne Frank

September 12, 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 13, 2002

Never mistake motion for action.

– Ernest Hemingway

September 14, 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 15, 2002

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

– Ben Franklin

September 16, 2002

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

– George Burns

September 17, 2002

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

– St. Francis of Assisi

September 18, 2002

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

– Mark Twain

September 19, 2002

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

– Ellen Parr

September 20, 2002

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

– Frank Lloyd Wright

September 21, 2002

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

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

September 22, 2002

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

– Ani diFranco

September 23, 2002

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

– Dorothy Parker

September 24, 2002

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

– Natalie Clifford Barney

September 25, 2002

Life is short; be happy.

– Spanky (Lucas Spangler)

September 26, 2002

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

– Jon Hammond

September 27, 2002

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

– Malcolm S. Forbes

September 28, 2002

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

– Martin Luther King Jr.

September 29, 2002

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

– Voltaire

September 30, 2002

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

– Groucho Marx