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Archives - February 2008

February 1, 2008

Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold.

– Zelda Fitzgerald

February 2, 2008

A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.

– Carl Reiner

February 3, 2008

I had no idea that history was being made. I was just tired of giving up.

– Rosa Parks

February 4, 2008

If it weren't for the coffee, I'd have no identifiable personality whatsoever.

– David Letterman

February 5, 2008

The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed --- it is a process of elimination.

– Elbert Hubbard

February 6, 2008

I used to want the words "She tried" on my tombstone. Now I want "She did it."

– Katherine Dunham

February 7, 2008

The goodness of the true pun is in the direct ratio of its intolerability.

– Edgar Allan Poe, MARGINALIA

February 8, 2008

Never confuse movement with action.

– Ernest Hemingway

February 9, 2008

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.

– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

February 10, 2008

Human folly does not impede the turning of the stars.

– Tom Robbins

February 11, 2008

Well done is better than well said.

– Benjamin Franklin

February 12, 2008

Abraham Lincoln needs no marble shaft to perpetuate his name; his words are the most enduring monument, and will forever live in the hearts of the people.

– Osborn H. Oldroyd

February 13, 2008

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.

– Charles Dickens

February 14, 2008

Love is that condition in the human spirit so profound that it allows one to survive, and better than that, to thrive with passion, compassion, and style.

– Maya Angelou

February 15, 2008

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

– Frederick Douglass

February 16, 2008

The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks.

– Douglas Adams

February 17, 2008

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.

– Walt Whitman

February 18, 2008

Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.

– Thomas J. Watson

February 19, 2008

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

February 20, 2008

Do not fear going forward slowly; fear only to stand still.

– Chinese Proverb

February 21, 2008

If I have learnt anything, it is that life forms no logical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?

– Margot Fonteyn

February 22, 2008

If I were to characterize George Washington's feelings toward his country, I should be less inclined than most people to stress what is called Washington's love of his country. What impresses me as far more important is what I should call Washington's respect for his country.

– Randolph G. Adams

February 23, 2008

True friends are those who really know you but love you anyway.

– Edna Buchanan

February 24, 2008

A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.

– Alfred Hitchcock

February 25, 2008

Advice is like snow --- the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.

– Samuel Taylor Coleridge

February 26, 2008

I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks.

– Harper Lee

February 27, 2008

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.

– Dr. Laurence J. Peter

February 28, 2008

I live not in dreams but in contemplation of a reality that is perhaps the future.

– Rainer Maria Rilke

February 29, 2008

One day our descendants will think it incredible that we paid so much attention to things like the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender instead of the unique identities of each of us as complex human beings.

– Franklin Thomas