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Archives - December 2011

December 1, 2011

We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.

– Frank Tibolt

December 2, 2011

Acting like someone you're not is exactly what it takes to realize you're capable of more than you ever knew.

– Rob Sheridan, "Mad Love"

December 3, 2011

Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

– Christopher Lasch

December 4, 2011

Choices are made in brief seconds and paid for in the time that remains.

– Paolo Giordano

December 5, 2011

Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.

– Langston Coleman

December 6, 2011

Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.

– Alexander Solzhenitsyn

December 7, 2011

Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.

– George Carlin

December 8, 2011

I think everyone should have a Beatles phase in their life. I think it's part of growing up in the Western world.

– Jadelr and Cristina Cordova

December 9, 2011

Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that's how dogs spend their lives.

– Sue Murphy

December 10, 2011

Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid.

– Heinrich Heine

December 11, 2011

Nature abhors a vacuum, but not as much as cats do.

– Lee Entrekin

December 12, 2011

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.

– Steve Jobs

December 13, 2011

If you had to define stress, it would not be far off if you said it was the process of living. The process of living is the process of having stress imposed on you and reacting to it.

– Stanley J. Sarnoff, MAN UNDER STRESS

December 14, 2011

If you aren't going to say something directly to someone's face, than don't use online as an opportunity to say it. It is this sense of bravery that people get when they are anonymous that gives the blogosphere a bad reputation.

– Mena Trott, Times Online

December 15, 2011

She got her looks from her father. He's a plastic surgeon.

– Groucho Marx

December 16, 2011

Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.

– Helen Keller

December 17, 2011

The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.

– Matthew Arnold

December 18, 2011

The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.

– Will Rogers

December 19, 2011

A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.

– Sir Winston Churchill

December 20, 2011

Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call.

– Richard Lewis

December 21, 2011

Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.

– George Lois

December 22, 2011

Every mile is two in winter.

– George Herbert

December 23, 2011

Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.

– Woody Allen

December 24, 2011

There are no strangers on Christmas Eve.

– Mildred Cram and Adele Comandini

December 25, 2011

At Christmas, all roads lead home.

– Marjorie Holmes

December 26, 2011

Kwanzaa affirms that mothers and fathers of previous generations transmitted African Americans' existence and persistence to the mothers and fathers of today. Pass it on.

– Dorothy Winbush Riley

December 27, 2011

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

– Benjamin Franklin

December 28, 2011

The future ain't what it used to be.

– Yogi Berra

December 29, 2011

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it.

– George Burns

December 30, 2011

Sooner or later we all quote our mothers.

– Bern Williams

December 31, 2011

The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year's Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you're married to.

– P.J. O'Rourke