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Archives - November 2013

November 1, 2013

Our clothes are too much a part of us for most of us ever to be entirely indifferent to their condition:  it is as though the fabric were indeed a natural extension of the body, or even of the soul.

– Quentin Bell

November 2, 2013

I don't have a girlfriend. But I do know a woman who'd be mad at me for saying that.

– Mitch Hedberg

November 3, 2013

May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.

– Robert A. Heinlein

November 4, 2013

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes names as it changes directions.

– Dante Alighieri

November 5, 2013

There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.

– Ben Williams

November 6, 2013

The art of love is largely the art of persistence.

– Albert Ellis

November 7, 2013

In the pun, two strings of thought are tangled into one acoustic knot.

– Arthur Koestler

November 8, 2013

Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.

– Oscar Wilde

November 9, 2013

It takes a lot of courage to show your dream to someone else.

– Erma Bombeck

November 10, 2013

I am thankful for the mess to clean after a party because it means I have been surrounded by friends.

– Nancie J. Carmody

November 11, 2013

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!

– Maya Angelou

November 12, 2013

The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

November 13, 2013

Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure.

– Jack Lemmon

November 14, 2013

People say that losing weight is no walk in the park.  When I hear that I think, yeah, that's the problem.

– Chris Adams

November 15, 2013

Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.

– Lord Byron

November 16, 2013

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.

– Alice Walker

November 17, 2013

I don’t try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.

– Ray Bradbury

November 18, 2013

I used to be “with it”. But then they changed what “it” was. Now what I’m “with” isn’t “it”, and what is “it” seems weird and scary to me.

– Grandpa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

November 19, 2013

Leisure only means a chance to do other jobs that demand attention.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

November 20, 2013

The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.

– George Santayana

November 21, 2013

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

– Stephen King

November 22, 2013

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie --- deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth --- persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.

– John F. Kennedy

November 23, 2013

If my books can help children become readers, then I feel I have accomplished something important.

– Roald Dahl

November 24, 2013

All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy.

– Scott Alexander

November 25, 2013

I'd rather regret the things I have done than the things that I haven't.

– Lucille Ball

November 26, 2013

While intelligent people can often simplify the complex, a fool is more likely to complicate the simple.

– Gerald W. Grumet

November 27, 2013

I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.

– Nathaniel Emmons

November 28, 2013

If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get.

– Frank A. Clark

November 29, 2013

Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping.

– Bo Derek

November 30, 2013

One of the misfortunes of our time is, that in getting rid of false shame, we have killed off so much real shame as well.

– Louis Kronenberger