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Archives - January 2007

January 1, 2007

Every new day begins with possibilities. It's up to us to fill it with things that move us toward progress and peace

– Ronald Reagan

January 2, 2007

Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life

– Sophia Loren

January 3, 2007

I always have to dream up there against the stars. If I don't dream I will make it, I won't even get close

– Henry J. Kaiser

January 4, 2007

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it

– Mahatma Gandhi

January 5, 2007

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library

– Jorge Luis Borges

January 6, 2007

TV is chewing gum for the eyes

– Frank Lloyd Wright

January 7, 2007

All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual

– Honore de Balzac

January 8, 2007

To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity

– Robert Louis Stevenson

January 9, 2007

Journalism justifies its own existence by the great Darwinian principle of the survival of the vulgarist

– Oscar Wilde

January 10, 2007

A home is not a mere transient shelter: its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it

– H. L. Mencken

January 11, 2007

It's easy to identify people who can't count to ten. They're in front of you in the supermarket express lane

– M. Grundler

January 12, 2007

When you determined what you want, you have made the most important decision of your life. You have to know what you want in order to attain it

– Douglas Lurtan

January 13, 2007

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe

– Marilyn vos Savant

January 14, 2007

A tactical retreat is not a bad response to a surprise assault, you know. First you survive. Then you choose your own ground. Then you counterattack.

– Lois McMaster Bujold

January 15, 2007

When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 16, 2007

We rarely think people have good sense unless they agree with us

– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

January 17, 2007

Well, the telling of jokes is an art of its own, and it always rises from some emotional threat. The best jokes are dangerous, and dangerous because they are in some way truthful

– Kurt Vonnegut

January 18, 2007

In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you

– Mortimer Adler

January 19, 2007

The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle

– Anais Nin

January 20, 2007

I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past

– Edward Gibbon

January 21, 2007

Don't be afraid to go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is

– H. Jackson Browne

January 22, 2007

The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning

– Ivy Baker Priest

January 23, 2007

There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking

– Alfred Korzybski

January 24, 2007

Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get

– Mark Twain

January 25, 2007

The most successful people are those who are good at plan B

– James Yorke

January 26, 2007

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them

– Bill Vaughan

January 27, 2007

Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves

– Albert Camus

January 28, 2007

Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got

– Janis Joplin

January 29, 2007

When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people

– Abraham Joshua Heschel

January 30, 2007

Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self

– May Sarton

January 31, 2007

If indeed you must be candid, be candid beautifully

– Hahlil Gibran