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Archives - June 2012

June 1, 2012

Life is not a having and a getting, but a being and a becoming

– Matthew Arnold

June 2, 2012

I am very interested and fascinated by how everyone loves each other, but no one really likes each other.


June 3, 2012

Because you are in control of your life. Don't ever forget that. You are what you are because of the conscious and subconscious choices you have made.

– Barbara Hall

June 4, 2012

I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.

– Bruce Lee

June 5, 2012

We may have found a cure for most evils, but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all --- the apathy of human beings.

– Helen Keller

June 6, 2012

A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.

– Albert Camus

June 7, 2012

Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it.... Success is shy --- it won't come out while you're watching.

– Tennessee Williams

June 8, 2012

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestioned ability of a man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

– Henry David Thoreau

June 9, 2012

Nothing is permanent in this weekend world --- not even our troubles.

– Charlie Chaplin

June 10, 2012

Laughter is the sun that drives the winter from the human face.

– Victor Hugo

June 11, 2012

Certain flaws are necessary for the whole. It would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks.

– Goethe

June 12, 2012

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.


June 13, 2012

Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.

– Dr. Seuss

June 14, 2012

Our flag means all that our fathers meant in the Revolutionary War. It means all that the Declaration of Independence meant. It means justice. It means liberty. It means happiness… Every color means liberty. Every thread means liberty. Every star and stripe means liberty.

– Henry Ward Beecher

June 15, 2012

Let us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom.

– Queen Elizabeth II

June 16, 2012

I think people that have a brother or sister don't realize how lucky they are. Sure, they fight a lot, but to know that there's always somebody there, somebody that's family.

– Trey Parker and Matt Stone, "South Park"

June 17, 2012

You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together.

– Erika Cosby

June 18, 2012

It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.

– Julius Caesar

June 19, 2012

The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.

– Elbert Hubbard, THE NOTEBOOK

June 20, 2012

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.

– Sam Keen

June 21, 2012

Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.

– Eleanor Roosevelt

June 22, 2012

My favorite thing about the Internet is that you get to go into the private world of real creeps without having to smell them.

– Penn Jillette

June 23, 2012

The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are all afraid of ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror.


June 24, 2012

If you're a misfit within a group of misfits, does that mean you're actually popular and normal?


June 25, 2012

Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers.

– Jimmy Breslin

June 26, 2012

To find yourself jilted is a blow to your pride. Do your best to forget it and if you don't succeed, at least pretend to.

– Moliere

June 27, 2012

I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and explain or murmur or think at some point, "If this isn't nice, I don't know what is."

– Kurt Vonnegut

June 28, 2012

Show me a man with both feet on the ground and I'll show you a man who can't get his pants on.

– Joe E. Lewis

June 29, 2012

He who awaits much can expect little.

– Gabriel Garcia Marquez

June 30, 2012

The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.

– Ben Stein