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Archives - June 2013

June 1, 2013

Books are a poor substitute for female companionship, but they are easier to find.

– Patrick Rothfuss, THE WISE MAN’S FEAR

June 2, 2013

Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.

– Mark Twain

June 2, 2013

Poetry is life distilled.

– Gwendolyn Brooks

June 3, 2013

Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.


June 5, 2013

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

– Woody Allen

June 6, 2013

If you don’t make mistakes, you’re not working on hard enough problems. And that’s a big mistake.

– Frank Wilczek

June 6, 2013

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.

– William Shakespeare

June 8, 2013

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.

– Joseph Campbell

June 9, 2013

I have always considered tennis as a combat in an arena between two gladiators who have their racquets and their courage as their weapons.

– Yannick Noah

June 10, 2013

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.

– James Baldwin

June 11, 2013

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.

– Dwight D. Eisenhower

June 11, 2013

People are like stained-glass windows.
They sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
But when the darkness sets in,
Their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

– Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

June 13, 2013

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.


June 14, 2013

Our flag is not just one of many political points of view. Rather, the flag is a symbol of our national unity. 

– Adrian Cronauer

June 14, 2013

Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.


June 16, 2013

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. 

– Clarence Budington Kelland

June 17, 2013

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.

– Horace Walpole

June 18, 2013

Sometimes it is better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness.

– Terry Pratchett, MEN AT ARMS

June 18, 2013

Love is so short, forgetting is so long.

– Pablo Neruda

June 20, 2013

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.

– Arnold H. Glasow

June 21, 2013

Summertime is always the best of what might be.

– Charles Bowden

June 22, 2013

Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it's always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins.

– Neil Gaiman

June 23, 2013

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.

– William James

June 23, 2013

Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.

– George Orwell

June 24, 2013

Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually.

– Jimi Hendrix

June 26, 2013

We don't stop going to school when we graduate.

– Carol Burnett

June 26, 2013

Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

June 28, 2013

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.

– Tony Robbins

June 29, 2013

A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.

– George R. R. Martin, A GAME OF THRONES

June 30, 2013

If you want to be happy, be.

– Leo Tolstoy

June 30, 2013

Books and movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different.

– Stephen King