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Archives - February 2009

February 1, 2009

Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.

– Hermann Hesse

February 2, 2009

To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring.

– W. J. Vogel

February 3, 2009

Words, when well chosen, have so great a force in them, that a description often gives us more lively ideas than the sight of things themselves.

– Joseph Addison

February 4, 2009

I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.

– Alice Walker

February 5, 2009

When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.

– Stanislaw J. Lec

February 6, 2009

The mind does not take its complexion from the skin.

– Frederick Douglass

February 7, 2009

All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality --- the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.

– Arthur Christopher Benson

February 8, 2009

Who so loves, believes the impossible.

– Elizabeth Barret Browning

February 9, 2009

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

– Henry Drummond

February 10, 2009

I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminshes fear.

– Rosa Parks

February 11, 2009

There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.

– Laurence J. Peter

February 12, 2009

To ease another's heartache is to forget one's own.

– Abraham Lincoln

February 13, 2009

All glory comes from daring to begin.

– Eugene F. Ware

February 14, 2009

True love stories never have endings.

– Richard Bach

February 15, 2009

Weather forecast for tonight: dark. Continued dark overnight, with widely scattered light by morning.

– George Carlin

February 16, 2009

I suppose that leadership at one time meant muscle; but today it means getting along with people.

– Indira Gandhi

February 17, 2009

For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.

– Nelson Mandela

February 18, 2009

The greatest and most important problems in life are all in a certain sense insoluble. They can never be solved, but only outgrown.

– Carl Jung

February 19, 2009

Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.

– G.K. Chesterton

February 20, 2009

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.

– Jesse Jackson

February 21, 2009

Only when we give joyfully, without hesitation or thought of gain, can we truly know what love means.

– Leo Buscaglia

February 22, 2009

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.

– George Washington

February 23, 2009

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

– Albert Einstein

February 24, 2009

A book is the most effective weapon against intolerance and ignorance.

– Lyndon Baines Johnson

February 25, 2009

What is now proved was once imagined.

– William Blake

February 26, 2009

It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off.

– Woody Allen

February 27, 2009

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.

– Martin Luther King Jr.

February 28, 2009

He that loves a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter. By study, by reading, by thinking, one may innocently divert and pleasantly entertain himself, as in all weathers, as in all fortunes.

– Barrow