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Archives - September 2010

September 1, 2010

A satirist is a man who discovers unpleasant things about himself
and then says them about other people.

– Peter McArthur

September 2, 2010

Every patient carries her or his own doctor inside.

– Albert Schweitzer

September 3, 2010

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

September 4, 2010

In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal
to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by

– Robert Heinlein

September 5, 2010

The end of labor is to gain leisure.

– Aristotle

September 6, 2010

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate
themselves throughout their lives.

– Robert Maynard Hutchins

September 7, 2010

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me
away from those who are still undecided.

– Casey Stengel

September 8, 2010

Don't forget about what happened to the man who suddenly got
everything he ever wanted. He lived happily ever after.


September 9, 2010

All man's troubles come from not knowing how to sit still in one

– Blaise Pascal, PENSÉES

September 10, 2010

What the people want is very simple. They want an America as good
as its promise.

– Barbara Jordan

September 11, 2010

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens
can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever

– Margaret Mead

September 12, 2010

Courage is reckoned the greatest of all virtues; because, unless a
man has that virtue, he has no security for preserving any

– Samuel Johnson

September 13, 2010

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the
world and moral courage so rare.

– Mark Twain

September 14, 2010

Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to
live for, great enough to die for.

– Dag Hammarskjold

September 15, 2010

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to
have the life that is waiting for us.

– Joseph Campbell

September 16, 2010

We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too
easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.

– Roderick Thorp

September 17, 2010

If you doubt yourself, then indeed you stand on shaky ground.

– Henrick Ibsen

September 18, 2010

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him

– Michelangelo

September 19, 2010

To err is human; to forgive, infrequent.

– Franklin P. Adams

September 20, 2010

The less their ability, the more their conceit.

– Ahad HaAm

September 21, 2010

We have, in fact, two kinds of morality side by side: one which we
preach but do not practice, and another which we practice but
seldom preach.

– Bertrand Russell

September 22, 2010

A few days ago I walked along the edge of the lake and was treated
to the crunch and rustle of leaves with each step I made. The
acoustics of this season are different and all sounds, no matter
how hushed, are as crisp as autumn air.

– Eric Sloane

September 23, 2010

Few novels or plays could exist without at least one troublemaker
in the group, and perhaps life couldn't either.

– Mignon McLaughlin

September 24, 2010

Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and

– Confucius

September 25, 2010

People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we should never
refuse to give it, upon request, for it often helps us to see our
own way more clearly.

– Brendan Francis

September 26, 2010

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you
should wear it inside, where it functions best.

– Margaret Thatcher

September 27, 2010

There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where
colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant
than ever again.

– Elizabeth Lawrence

September 28, 2010

We all have the extraordinary coded within us, waiting to be

– Jean Houston

September 29, 2010

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person
to die.

– Carrie Fisher

September 30, 2010

Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every
new assignment.

– Baltasar Gracian