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Archives - December 2013

December 1, 2013

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.

– John Muir

December 2, 2013

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

– Stephen A. Brennan

December 3, 2013

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.

– Hermann Hesse

December 4, 2013

The problem with speeches isn't so much not knowing when to stop, as knowing when not to begin.

– Frances Rodman

December 5, 2013

Aim higher in case you fall short.

– Suzanne Collins

December 6, 2013

A reward cannot be valued if it is not understood

– Phillip C. Grant

December 7, 2013

Questions focus our thinking. Ask empowering questions like: What's good about this? What's not perfect about it yet? What am I going to do next time? How can I do this and have fun doing it?

– Charles Connolly

December 8, 2013

You can never lose anything that really belongs to you, and you can't keep that which belongs to someone else.

– Edgar Cayce

December 9, 2013

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

– Nelson Mandela

December 10, 2013

Don't be reckless with other people's hearts. Don't put up with people who are reckless with yours.

– Lana Del Rey

December 11, 2013

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the heck she is.

– Ellen DeGeneres

December 12, 2013

Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.

– Edna Woolman

December 13, 2013

The two most precious things this side of the grave are our reputation and our life. But it is to be lamented that the most contemptible whisper may deprive us of the one, and the weakest weapon of the other.

– Charles Caleb Colton

December 14, 2013

No one ever complains about a speech being too short!

– Ira Hayes

December 15, 2013

While we are indifferent to our good qualities, we keep on deceiving ourselves in regard to our faults, until we come to look on them as virtues.

– Heinrich Heine

December 16, 2013

I personally believe we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.

– Jane Wagner

December 17, 2013

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment unless you trust enough.

– Frank Crane

December 18, 2013

It is some relief to weep; grief is satisfied and carried off by tears.

– Ovid

December 19, 2013

The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.

– Sydney J. Harris

December 20, 2013

You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.

– Alan Alda

December 21, 2013

Perhaps I am a bear, or some hibernating animal underneath, for the instinct to be half asleep all winter is so strong in me.

– Anne Morrow Lindbergh

December 22, 2013

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.

– Rumi

December 23, 2013

Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.

– Confucius

December 24, 2013

Even as an adult I find it difficult to sleep on Christmas Eve. Yuletide excitement is a potent caffeine, no matter your age.

– Terri Guillemets

December 25, 2013

Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.

– Laura Ingalls Wilder

December 26, 2013

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.

– Aesop

December 27, 2013

In all things that are purely social we can be as separate as the fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress.

– Booker T. Washington

December 28, 2013

Every piece of the universe, even the tiniest little snow crystal, matters somehow. I have a place in the pattern, and so do you.

– T.A. Barron

December 29, 2013

Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.

– Andy Warhol

December 30, 2013

If you attack the establishment long enough and hard enough, they will make you a member of it.

– Art Buchwald

December 31, 2013

Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.

– Brad Paisley