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Archives - June 2008

June 1, 2008

And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.

– Roald Dahl

June 2, 2008

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

– Lily Tomlin

June 3, 2008

There must be more to life than having everything.

– Maurice Sendak

June 4, 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 5, 2008

Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows.

– David T. Wolf

June 6, 2008

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

– Garrison Keillor

June 7, 2008

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

– Quentin Crisp

June 8, 2008

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

– Monta Crane

June 9, 2008

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

– Benjamin Franklin

June 10, 2008

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

– Mark Twain

June 11, 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 12, 2008

Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.

– Karen Kaiser Clark

June 13, 2008

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

– Herbert Spencer

June 14, 2008

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

– Josh Billings

June 15, 2008

Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.

– Ruth E. Renkel

June 16, 2008

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

– Anthony Burgess

June 17, 2008

The future is no place to place your better days.

– Dave Matthews

June 18, 2008

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

– Albert Camus

June 19, 2008

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

– Heinrich Heine

June 20, 2008

In summer, the song sings itself.

– William Carlos Williams

June 21, 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 22, 2008

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

– Thomas Guthrie

June 23, 2008

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

– Euripides

June 24, 2008

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

– Samuel Johnson

June 25, 2008

In politics, absurdity is not a handicap.

– Napoleon Bonaparte

June 26, 2008

What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds.

– Will Rogers

June 27, 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 28, 2008

I try to avoid looking backward and keep looking upward.

– Charlotte Brontë

June 29, 2008

Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.

– Thomas Jones

June 30, 2008

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

– Maria Schell