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Archives - July 2013

July 1, 2013

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

– Stephen King

July 2, 2013

I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done.

– Steven Wright

July 3, 2013

I believe humans get a lot done, not because we're smart, but because we have thumbs so we can make coffee.

– Flash Rosenberg

July 4, 2013

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.

– William Faulkner

July 5, 2013

Modesty is the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.

– Oliver Herford

July 6, 2013

I base most of my fashion sense on what doesn't itch.

– Gilda Radner

July 7, 2013

What a polite game tennis is. The chief word in it seems to be "sorry" and admiration of each other's play crosses the net as frequently as the ball.

– J.M. Barrie

July 8, 2013

Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.

– Al Hirschfeld

July 9, 2013

Sometimes, in a summer morning, having taken my accustomed bath, I sat in my sunny doorway from sunrise till noon, rapt in reverie.

– Henry David Thoreau

July 10, 2013

An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper.

– Kahlil Gibran

July 11, 2013

Happiness is your dentist telling you it won't hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.

– Johnny Carson

July 12, 2013

This strange disease of modern life, with its sick hurry, its divided aims.

– Matthew Arnold

July 13, 2013

You can overcome anything if you don't bellyache.

– Bernard M. Baruch

July 14, 2013

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.

– Haruki Murakami

July 15, 2013

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in a library?

– Lily Tomlin

July 16, 2013

One of the Internet's strengths is its ability to help consumers find the right needle in a digital haystack of data.

– Jared Sandberg

July 17, 2013

Common sense, however it tries, cannot avoid being surprised from time to time.

– Bertrand Russell

July 18, 2013

If things are going untowardly one month, they are sure to mend the next.

– Jane Austen

July 19, 2013

I have six locks on my door all in a row. When I go out, I lock every other one. I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks, they are always locking three.

– Elayne Boosler

July 20, 2013

The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.

– Henry Miller

July 21, 2013

One of the advantages bowling has over golf is that you seldom lose a bowling ball.

– Don Carter

July 22, 2013

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

– Thomas Jefferson

July 23, 2013

Research tells us fourteen out of any ten individuals likes chocolate.

– Sandra Boynton

July 24, 2013

Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn't have anything to do with it.

– Haim Ginott

July 25, 2013

Kissing is a means of getting two people so close together that they can't see anything wrong with each other.

– Rene Yasenek

July 26, 2013

Yes, risk taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking.

– Tim McMahon

July 27, 2013

I don't have to look far to find treasures. I discover them every time I visit a library.

– Michael Embry

July 28, 2013

Twitter is just a multiplayer notepad.

– Ben Maddox

July 29, 2013

Goals are dreams with deadlines.

– Diana Scharf Hunt

July 30, 2013

The great advantage of living in a large family is that early lesson of life's essential unfairness.

– Nancy Mitford

July 31, 2013

Some books are to be tasted; others to be swallowed; and some few to be chewed and digested.

– Francis Bacon