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Archives - April 2014

April 1, 2014

The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected.

– Will Rogers

April 2, 2014

Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.

– Hans Christian Andersen

April 3, 2014

And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.

– G.K. Chesterton

April 4, 2014

Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.

– Virginia Burden

April 5, 2014

Each patient carries his own doctor inside him. They come to us now knowing this truth. We are at our best when they give the doctor who resides within each patient a chance to go to work.

– Albert Schweitzer

April 6, 2014

Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.

– Carol Saline

April 7, 2014

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

– Leo Aikman

April 8, 2014

Unless your name ends in Baskin or Robbins, I really can't fit you into my schedule right now.

– Uniek Swain

April 9, 2014

Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.

– William Cowper

April 10, 2014

You must have control of the authorship of your own destiny. The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.

– Irene C. Kassorla

April 11, 2014

Anyone who can be replaced by a machine deserves to be.

– Dennis Gunton

April 12, 2014

What is the opposite of two?  A lonely me, a lonely you.

– Richard Wilbur

April 13, 2014

I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine.

– Kurt Vonnegut

April 14, 2014

I think the names of colors are at the edge, between where language fails and where it's at its most powerful.

– A.S. Byatt

April 15, 2014

Dear IRS, I am writing to you to cancel my subscription. Please remove my name from your mailing list.

– Charles M. Schulz (Snoopy)

April 16, 2014

Don't turn your back upon your doctrinal doubts and difficulties. Go up to them and examine them. Perhaps the ghastly object which looks to you in the twilight like a sheeted ghost may prove to be no more than a table-cloth hanging upon a hedge.

– A.H. Boyd

April 17, 2014

It's not what the dream is but what the dream does.

– John Johnson

April 18, 2014

Thin people are beautiful, but fat people are adorable.

– Jackie Gleason

April 19, 2014

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.

– Archibald Rutledge

April 20, 2014

For I remember it is Easter morn,
And life and love and peace are all new born.

– Alice Freeman Palmer

April 21, 2014

A man's judgment is best when he can forget himself and any reputation he may have acquired and can concentrate wholly on making the right decisions.

– Raymond Spruance

April 22, 2014

To be witty is not enough. One must possess sufficient wit to avoid having too much of it.

– Andre Maurois

April 23, 2014

Leisure: A fancy word for people who don't want to admit they're bored.

– Gene Perret

April 24, 2014

Way too much coffee. But if it weren't for the coffee, I'd have no identifiable personality whatsoever.

– David Letterman

April 25, 2014

The day has eyes; the night has ears.

– David Fergusson

April 26, 2014

Look closely at those who patronize you. Half are unfeeling, half untaught.

– Johann von Goethe

April 27, 2014

Sometimes you wonder how you got on this mountain. But sometimes you wonder, How will I get off?

– Joan Manley

April 28, 2014

What we must try to be, of course, is ourselves and wholeheartedly. We must find out what we really are and what we really want.

– Nelson Boswell

April 29, 2014

Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to.

– John Ed Pearce

April 30, 2014

There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one’s self, the very meaning of one’s soul.

– Edith Wharton