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Archives - June 2006

June 1, 2006

Genius is a promontory jutting out of the infinite.

– Victor Hugo

June 2, 2006

To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.

– William A. Ward

June 3, 2006

A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish.

– W. H. Auden

June 4, 2006

We are all of us stars and we all deserve to twinkle.

– Marilyn Monroe

June 5, 2006

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.

– James Thurber

June 6, 2006

Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.

– Diana Rankin

June 7, 2006

Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.

– Albert Einstein

June 8, 2006

Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.

– Charlotte Bronte, JANE EYRE

June 9, 2006

I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.

– George Carlin

June 10, 2006

The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them.

– Alfred North Whitehead

June 11, 2006

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.

– Tom Robbins

June 12, 2006

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.

– Og Mandino

June 13, 2006

There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.

– Will Rogers

June 14, 2006

In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.

– Francis Thompson

June 15, 2006

Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.

– Carl Sandburg

June 16, 2006

Nothing contributes so much to tranquillize the mind as a steady purpose.

– Mary Shelley, FRANKENSTEIN

June 17, 2006

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.

– Sigmund Freud

June 18, 2006

Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash.

– Rita Mae Brown

June 19, 2006

Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.

– Paulo Coelho, THE ALCHEMIST

June 20, 2006

Summer afternoon --- summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.

– Henry James

June 21, 2006

When you fall in a dream, sometimes you die, sometimes you wake up, and sometimes you learn to fly.

– Neil Gaiman, THE SANDMAN

June 22, 2006

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.

– Don Marquis

June 23, 2006

Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.

– Elbert Hubbard

June 24, 2006

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning to sail my ship.

– Louisa May Alcott

June 25, 2006

Change is the process by which the future invades our lives.

– Alvin Toffler

June 26, 2006

I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.

– Walt Whitman

June 27, 2006

Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.

– John M. Keynes

June 28, 2006

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You don't blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the President. You realize that you control your own destiny.

– Albert Ellis

June 29, 2006

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.

– Steven Wright

June 30, 2006

The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.

– Margaret Atwood