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Archives - September 2003

September 1, 2003

Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

– Theodore Roosevelt

September 2, 2003

I never let schooling interfere with my education.

– Mark Twain

September 3, 2003

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

– Joseph Chilton Pearce

September 4, 2003

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

September 5, 2003

Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.

– Haile Selassie

September 6, 2003

There is no way to peace; peace is the way.

– A.J. Muste

September 7, 2003

The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.

– Sallust

September 8, 2003

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

– Sir Winston Churchill

September 9, 2003

There are three things men can do with women: love them, suffer for them, or turn them into literature.

– Stephen Stills

September 10, 2003

War does not determine who is right --- only who is left.

– Bertrand Russell

September 11, 2003

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

September 12, 2003

In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but in its effects.

– J.W. Fulbright

September 13, 2003

We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.

– Kahlil Gibran

September 14, 2003

One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide.

– Charles Horton Cooley

September 15, 2003

We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.

– Nelson Mandela

September 16, 2003

Where there is love there is life.

– Mahatma Gandhi

September 17, 2003

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

– Bill Cosby

September 18, 2003

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.

– Malcolm S. Forbes

September 19, 2003

Men always want to be a woman's first love --- women like to be a man's last romance.

– Oscar Wilde

September 20, 2003

There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

September 21, 2003

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.

– Martin Luther King Jr.

September 22, 2003

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.

– Albert Einstein

September 23, 2003

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

– Gail Sheehy

September 24, 2003

I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.

– Edith Cavell

September 25, 2003

Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.

– Ansel Adams

September 26, 2003

The question is not whether we will die, but how we will live.

– Joan Borysenko

September 27, 2003

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

– Confucius

September 28, 2003

Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky --- or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and try again and see how it comes out this time.

– Carl Sandburg

September 29, 2003

All art is but imitation of nature.

– Lucius Annaeus Seneca

September 30, 2003

Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.

– Tupac Shakur