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Archives - April 2012

April 1, 2012

It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.

– Max Eastman

April 2, 2012

Make a difference about something other than yourselves.

– Toni Morrison

April 3, 2012

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.

– Jane Austen

April 4, 2012

Baseball was made for kids, and grown-ups only screw it up.

– Bob Lemon

April 5, 2012

It's easier to quote poets than to read them.

– Allison Barrows

April 6, 2012

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.

– Kahlil Gibran

April 7, 2012

Adversity does teach who your real friends are.

– Lois McMaster Bujold, A CIVIL CAMPAIGN

April 8, 2012

The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances.

– Robert Flatt

April 9, 2012

Who knows what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.

– Cormac McCarthy

April 10, 2012

It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It's called living.

– Terry Pratchett

April 11, 2012

Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther.

– J. P. Morgan

April 12, 2012

There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.

– Steven Wright

April 13, 2012

A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep.

– Salman Rushdie

April 14, 2012

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

– Winston Churchill

April 15, 2012

Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them.

– Robert Henri

April 16, 2012

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.

– William Shakespeare

April 17, 2012

An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's.

– J. D. Salinger

April 18, 2012

The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.


April 19, 2012

The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

– Glaser and Way

April 20, 2012

Whatever you do may seem insignificant, but it is most important that you do it.

– Mahatma Gandhi

April 21, 2012

True love is the best thing in the world, except for cough drops.

– William Goldman

April 22, 2012

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.

– Salvatore Quasimodo

April 23, 2012

There are two things a person should never be angry at: what they can help, and what they cannot.

– Plato

April 24, 2012

Nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first known.

– Leonardo DaVinci

April 25, 2012

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.

– Napoleon Bonaparte

April 26, 2012

The world can forgive practically anything except people who mind their own business.

– Margaret Mitchell

April 27, 2012

I think that I shall never see a billboard lovely as a tree. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I'll never see a tree at all.

– Ogden Nash

April 28, 2012

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

– Walt Disney

April 29, 2012

Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.

– John Lennon

April 30, 2012

To read a poem is to hear it with our eyes; to hear it is to see it with our ears.

– Octavio Paz