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Archives - February 2014

February 1, 2014

Racism is man's gravest threat to man --- the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.

– Abraham Joshua Heschel

February 2, 2014

The Super Bowl is like a movie, and the quarterback is the leading man.

– Leigh Steinberg

February 3, 2014

Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn.

– Charlie Parker

February 4, 2014

Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

February 5, 2014

We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.

– Tom Stoppard

February 6, 2014

Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice.

– Woodrow Wilson

February 7, 2014

Puns are the gag hand buzzers of conversation. It hurts a bit but everyone gets a good laugh out of it.

– Grey Livingston

February 8, 2014

We were meant to give our lives away. Spend more time living your legacy instead of worrying about leaving it.

– Lee J. Colan

February 9, 2014

Prejudice is the child of ignorance.

– William Hazlitt

February 10, 2014

A computer will do what you tell it to do, but that may be much different from what you had in mind.

– Joseph Weizenbaum

February 11, 2014

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.

– Laurence J. Peter

February 12, 2014

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.

– Abraham Lincoln

February 13, 2014

Like the sky opens after a rainy day we must open to ourselves.... Learn to love yourself for who you are and open so the world can see you shine.

– James Poland

February 14, 2014

Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement.

– Gerald G. Jampolsky

February 15, 2014

When I found I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything.

– Harriet Tubman, on her first escape from slavery

February 16, 2014

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.

– Peace Pilgrim

February 17, 2014

Not every President is a great speaker. Not every President is a great thinker. But in the modern era, every single President is a master of one thing: eye contact.

– Brad Meltzer, THE INNER CIRCLE

February 18, 2014

It's better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.

– Jackie Joyner Kersee

February 19, 2014

The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before.

– Thorstein Veblen

February 20, 2014

Truth persuades by teaching, but does not teach by persuading.

– Quintus Septimius Tertullianus

February 21, 2014

Be beautiful if you can, wise if you want to, but be respected --- that is essential. 

– Anna Gould

February 22, 2014

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.

– George Washington

February 23, 2014

The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win.

– Edward W. Howe

February 24, 2014

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.

– Orison Swett Marden

February 25, 2014

We are all instruments endowed with feeling and memory. Our senses are so many strings that are struck by surrounding objects and that also frequently strike themselves.

– Denis Diderot

February 26, 2014

Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.

– Arnold Glasow

February 27, 2014

A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work.

– John Lubbock

February 28, 2014

To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.