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Archives - March 2006

March 1, 2006

To be yourself in a world that is doing its best, day and night to make you like everybody else --- is to fight the hardest battle any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.

– E.E. Cummings

March 2, 2006

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

– Margaret Lee Runbeck

March 3, 2006

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.

– Les Brown

March 4, 2006

There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.

– Oscar Wilde

March 5, 2006

Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.

– Jean-Luc Godard

March 6, 2006

Take what you can use and let the rest go by.

– Ken Kesey

March 7, 2006

To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.

– Emily Dickinson

March 8, 2006

When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange --- my youth.

– Sara Teasdale

March 9, 2006

I praise loudly. I blame softly.

– Catherine the Great

March 10, 2006

I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.

– Edward Albee

March 11, 2006

All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.

– Adlai E. Stevenson

March 12, 2006

You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

– Mark Twain

March 13, 2006

Those who don't build must burn. It's as old as history and juvenile delinquence.

– Ray Bradbury, FAHRENHEIT 451

March 14, 2006

A novel is not, after all, a historical document, but a way to travel through the human heart.


March 15, 2006

The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.

– Sir William Bragg

March 16, 2006

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.

– Charles Schulz

March 17, 2006

O Ireland isn't it grand you look--
Like a bride in her rich adornin?
And with all the pent-up love of my heart
I bid you the top o' the mornin!

– John Locke

March 18, 2006

When humor goes, there goes civilization.

– Erma Bombeck

March 19, 2006

I used to be disgusted; now I try to be amused.

– Elvis Costello

March 20, 2006

Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!"

– Robin Williams

March 21, 2006

You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.

– James M. Barrie

March 22, 2006

Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.

– Samuel Pepys

March 23, 2006

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road.

– Dag Hammarskjold

March 24, 2006

Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.

– Samuel Butler

March 25, 2006

We all like stories that make us cry. It's so nice to feel sad when you've nothing in particular to feel sad about.

– Anne Sullivan

March 26, 2006

To find something you can enjoy is far better than finding something you can possess.

– Glenn Holm

March 27, 2006

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.

– Abigail Van Buren

March 28, 2006

Your wrinkles either show that you're nasty, cranky, and senile, or that you're always smiling.

– Carlos Santana

March 29, 2006

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.

– Lewis Carroll

March 30, 2006

I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.

– William Hazlitt

March 31, 2006

Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation!

– Jane Austen, EMMA