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Archives - June 2009

June 1, 2009

Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.

– Elmer G. Letterman

June 2, 2009

If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise.

– Robert Fritz

June 3, 2009

Memory feeds imagination.

– Amy Tan

June 4, 2009

Photography, fortunately, to me has not only been a profession but also a contact between people --- to understand human nature and record, if possible, the best in each individual.

– Nickolas Muray

June 5, 2009

Hope is a waking dream.


June 6, 2009

Laughter is the closest distance between two people.

– Victor Borge

June 7, 2009

Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.

– William Cowper

June 8, 2009

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.

– Cherie Carter Scott

June 9, 2009

Life engenders life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.

– Sarah Bernhardt

June 10, 2009

The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think.

– Edwin Schollsberg

June 11, 2009

In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend.

– Solon

June 12, 2009

If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.

– Norman Douglas

June 13, 2009

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.

– Jeff Valdez

June 14, 2009

Golf isn't a game, it's a choice that one makes with one's life.

– Charles Rosin, "Northern Exposure"

June 15, 2009

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.

– Bertrand Russell

June 16, 2009

Your best teacher is your last mistake.

– Ralph Nader

June 17, 2009

I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?

– Jean Kerr

June 18, 2009

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.

– H. L. Mencken

June 19, 2009

What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.

– Gertrude Jekyll

June 20, 2009

Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a dad.

– Anne Geddes

June 21, 2009

Don't knock the weather. If it didn't change once in a while, nine out of ten people couldn't start a conversation.

– Kin Hubbard

June 22, 2009

Part of what makes us human is what we mean to other people, and what people mean to us.

– John Scalzi, OLD MAN'S WAR

June 23, 2009

Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.

– Peter F. Drucker

June 24, 2009

My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.

– Woody Allen

June 25, 2009

There can be no real individual freedom in the presence of economic insecurity.

– Chester Bowles

June 26, 2009

Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.

– George Carlin

June 27, 2009

Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all.

– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

June 28, 2009

Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts.

– Jean Vanier

June 29, 2009

I believe that every human has a finite number of heart-beats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.

– Buzz Aldrin

June 30, 2009

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.

– Jessamyn West