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Archives - May 2012

May 1, 2012

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.

– Maya Angelou

May 2, 2012

I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.

– Sara Teasdale

May 3, 2012

Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.

– Woody Allen

May 4, 2012

Whether you think you can or think you can't -- you are right.

– Henry Ford

May 5, 2012

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday.

– A.A. Milne

May 6, 2012

Character is much easier kept than recovered.

– Thomas Paine

May 7, 2012

Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true.

– William Inge

May 8, 2012

At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.

– Jean Houston

May 9, 2012

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.

– Jane Austen

May 10, 2012

It's not a slam at you when people are rude --- it's a slam at the people they've met before.

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

May 11, 2012

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.

– Orison Swett Marden

May 12, 2012

Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still.

– Chinese Proverb

May 13, 2012

A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.

– Victor Hugo

May 14, 2012

Everybody dies. What matters is what you do between now and when it happens to you.

– Orson Scott Card

May 15, 2012

My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.

– Cary Grant

May 16, 2012

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.

– Aristotle

May 17, 2012

You can't force love, I realized. It's there or it isn't. If it's not there, you've got to be able to admit it. If it is there, you've got to do whatever it takes to protect the ones you love.

– Richelle Mead

May 18, 2012

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

– Leonardo DaVinci

May 19, 2012

I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.

– Stephen Hawking

May 20, 2012

Try to understand men. If you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and almost always leads to love.

– John Steinbeck

May 21, 2012

As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes.

– Mel Brooks

May 22, 2012

We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.

– Marie Ebner von Eschenbach

May 23, 2012

A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them.

– Lemony Snicket

May 24, 2012

And it occurred to him that there were two parts to being a better person. One part was thinking about other people. The other part was not giving a toss what other people thought.

– Mark Haddon

May 25, 2012

There are only two ways of telling the complete truth --- anonymously and posthumously.

– Thomas Sowell

May 26, 2012

The land comes alive through its wild creatures.

– Charles Fergus

May 27, 2012

The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.

– Mata Hari

May 28, 2012

And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.

– Joseph Drake

May 29, 2012

Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.

– Madam Guizot

May 30, 2012

There ain't no such thing as wrong food.

– Sean Stewart, PERFECT CIRCLE

May 31, 2012

You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea.

– Pablo Picasso