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Archives - October 2009

October 1, 2009

A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

– Karl Karus

October 2, 2009

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.

– Harry Golden

October 3, 2009

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.

– Helen Keller

October 4, 2009

Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering --- and it's all over much too soon.

– Woody Allen

October 5, 2009

Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.

– Franklin Roosevelt

October 6, 2009

I don't think necessity is the mother of invention --- invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.

– Agatha Christie

October 7, 2009

To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.

– Anne-Sophie Swetchine

October 8, 2009

In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.

– Aaron Rose

October 9, 2009

I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

– Christopher Reeve

October 10, 2009

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

– General Douglas MacArthur

October 11, 2009

Riches don't make a man rich, they only make him busier.

– Christopher Columbus

October 12, 2009

When in doubt, tell the truth.

– Mark Twain

October 13, 2009

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

– Alfred Lord Tennyson

October 14, 2009

I submit to you that if a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

– Martin Luther King Jr.

October 14, 2009

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.

– Dwight D. Eisenhower

October 15, 2009

Energy and persistence conquer all things.

– Benjamin Franklin

October 16, 2009

Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.

– Elie Wiesel

October 17, 2009

Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

– Plato

October 18, 2009

Look at all the sentences which seem true and question them.

– David Reisman

October 19, 2009

Everything you can imagine is real.

– Pablo Picasso

October 20, 2009

To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.


October 21, 2009

In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.

– Sir Francis Bacon

October 22, 2009

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

– Henry Ford

October 23, 2009

Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.

– Elbert Hubbard

October 24, 2009

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

– Oscar Wilde, The Critics as Artist, Part 2

October 25, 2009

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

– Albert Einstein

October 26, 2009

Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

– Henry Van Dyk

October 27, 2009

Envy can be a positive motivator. Let it inspire you to work harder for what you want.

– Robert Bringle

October 28, 2009

An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously.

– Charles K. Kettering

October 29, 2009

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.

– Thomas Merton

October 30, 2009

Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.

– Mason Cooley