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Archives - June 2008

June 1, 2008

No matter how cynical you get, it is impossible to keep up.

– Lily Tomlin

June 2, 2008

There must be more to life than having everything.

– Maurice Sendak

June 3, 2008

I'm not sure I want popular opinion on my side --- I've noticed those with the most opinions often have the fewest facts.

– Bethania McKenstry

June 4, 2008

Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows.

– David T. Wolf

June 5, 2008

I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.

– Garrison Keillor

June 6, 2008

To know all is not to forgive all. It is to despise everybody.

– Quentin Crisp

June 7, 2008

There are three ways to get something done: do it yourself, hire someone, or forbid your kids to do it.

– Monta Crane

June 8, 2008

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.

– Benjamin Franklin

June 9, 2008

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.

– Mark Twain

June 10, 2008

The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he really is very good, in spite of all the people who say he is very good.

– Robert Graves

June 11, 2008

Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.

– Karen Kaiser Clark

June 12, 2008

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.

– Herbert Spencer

June 13, 2008

One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.

– Josh Billings

June 14, 2008

Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.

– Ruth E. Renkel

June 15, 2008

Laugh and the world laughs with you. Snore and you sleep alone.

– Anthony Burgess

June 16, 2008

The future is no place to place your better days.

– Dave Matthews

June 17, 2008

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.

– Albert Camus

June 18, 2008

Experience is a good school, but the fees are high.

– Heinrich Heine

June 19, 2008

In summer, the song sings itself.

– William Carlos Williams

June 20, 2008

Life is easier to take than you think; all that is necessary is to accept the impossible, do without the indispensable and bear the intolerable.

– Kathleen Norris

June 21, 2008

Do it now. It is not safe to leave a generous feeling to the cooling influences of the world.

– Thomas Guthrie

June 22, 2008

Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks.

– Euripides

June 23, 2008

Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.

– Samuel Johnson

June 24, 2008

In politics, absurdity is not a handicap.

– Napoleon Bonaparte

June 25, 2008

What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds.

– Will Rogers

June 26, 2008

A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that "individuality" is the key to success.

– Robert Orben

June 27, 2008

I try to avoid looking backward and keep looking upward.

– Charlotte Brontë

June 28, 2008

Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.

– Thomas Jones

June 29, 2008

Peace is when time doesn't matter as it passes by.

– Maria Schell

June 30, 2008

There's an old saying about those who forget history. I don't remember it, but it's good.

– Stephen Colbert, "The Colbert Report"