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Archives - April 2013

April 2, 2013

No game in the world is as tidy and dramatically neat as baseball, with cause and effect, crime and punishment, motive and result, so cleanly defined.

– Paul Gallico

April 2, 2013

We do have a zeal for laughter in most situations, give or take a dentist.

– Joseph Heller

April 3, 2013

I'm of a fearsome mind to throw my arms around every living librarian who crosses my path, on behalf of the souls they never knew they saved.

– Barbara Kingsolver

April 5, 2013

A poet must leave traces of his passage, not proof.

– Rene Char

April 5, 2013

Sisters never quite forgive each other for what happened when they were five.

– Pam Brown

April 7, 2013

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

– World Health Organization, 1948

April 8, 2013

You know, everybody's ignorant, just on different subjects.

– Will Rogers

April 9, 2013

However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.

– Sir Winston Churchill

April 10, 2013

I have a tip that can take five strokes off anyone's golf game: it's called an eraser.

– Arnold Palmer

April 11, 2013

The face is more honest than the mouth will ever be.

– Daphne Orebaugh

April 12, 2013

No human being believes that any other human being has a right to be in bed when he himself is up.

– Robert Lynd

April 13, 2013

Think enthusiastically about everything; but especially about your job. If you do, you'll put a touch of glory in your life. If you love your job with enthusiasm, you'll shake it to pieces. You'll love it into greatness.

– Norman Vincent Peale

April 13, 2013

The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.

– Arthur Koestler

April 15, 2013

Our tax code is so long it makes WAR AND PEACE seem breezy.

– Steven LaTourette

April 16, 2013

Strive for excellence, not perfection.

– H. Jackson Brown Jr.

April 16, 2013

I am a believer in punctuality though is makes me very lonely.

– E. V. Verrall

April 18, 2013

Like a piece of ice on a hot stove the poem must ride on its own melting.

– Robert Frost

April 19, 2013

A soul without a high aim is like a ship without a rudder.

– Eileen Caddy

April 20, 2013

The easiest kind of relationship is with ten thousand people, the hardest is with one.

– Joan Baez

April 21, 2013

I know that every good and excellent thing in the world stands moment by moment on the razor-edge of danger and must be fought for...

– Thornton Wilder

April 21, 2013

You got to sing like you don't need the money; Love like you'll never get hurt; You got to dance like nobody's watchin'; It's gotta come from the heart if you want it to work.

– Susanna Clark

April 23, 2013

We all write poems. It is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.

– John Fowles

April 24, 2013

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.

– James Allen

April 25, 2013

If you know what you are going to write when you're writing a poem, it's going to be average.

– Derek Walcott

April 25, 2013

When you can't remember why you're hurt, that's when you're healed.

– Jane Fonda

April 27, 2013

A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.

– Joseph Hall

April 28, 2013

A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically.

– Diane Ackerman

April 29, 2013

Love didn't grow very well in place where there was only fear, just as plants didn't grow very well in a place where it was always dark.

– Stephen King

April 30, 2013

Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.

– Sydney Smith