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Archives - July 2014

July 1, 2014

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.

– Victor Borge

July 2, 2014

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

– Maya Angelou

July 2, 2014

The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity.  But we now face a task for which we have little experience, the task of surviving prosperity.

– Alan Gregg

July 4, 2014

The United States is the only country with a known birthday.

– James G. Blaine

July 5, 2014

Like gravity, karma is so basic we often don't even notice it.

– Sakyong Mipham

July 6, 2014

The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.


July 7, 2014

Old is always fifteen years from now.

– Bill Cosby

July 8, 2014

The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.

– Voltaire

July 9, 2014

If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember this whole thing was started by a mouse.

– Walt Disney

July 9, 2014

I don't answer the phone. I get the feeling whenever I do that there will be someone on the other end.

– Fred Couples

July 11, 2014

The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings.

– Martin Buber

July 11, 2014

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

– Theodore Roosevelt

July 13, 2014

Geeks are people who love something so much that all the details matter.

– Marissa Mayer

July 13, 2014

The shortest answer is doing.

– Lord Herbert

July 14, 2014

Most pets display so many humanlike traits and emotions it's easy to forget they're not gifted with the English language and then get snubbed when we talk to them and they don't say anything back.

– Stephenie Geist

July 15, 2014

A bibliophile of little means is likely to suffer often. Books don't slip from his hands but fly past him through the air, high as birds, high as prices.

– Pablo Neruda, MEMOIRS

July 17, 2014

Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It's splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world.

– L. M. Montgomery, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

July 17, 2014

A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.

– Nelson Mandela

July 19, 2014

Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.

– Socrates

July 20, 2014

There is something haunting in the light of the moon; it has all the dispassionateness of a disembodied soul, and something of its inconceivable mystery.

– Joseph Conrad

July 20, 2014

The face of evil is always the face of total need.

– William S. Burroughs

July 21, 2014

There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.

– Henry David Thoreau

July 23, 2014

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.

– Ernest Hemingway, A MOVEABLE FEAST

July 24, 2014

Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.

– Amelia Earhart

July 25, 2014

After a day's walk everything has twice its usual value.

– George Macauley Trevelyan

July 26, 2014

The mind is a wonderful thing. It starts working the minute you're born and never stops working until you get up to speak in public.

– Patricia Ann Ball

July 26, 2014

Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.

– Muriel Spark

July 28, 2014

Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.

– Friedrich Nietzsche

July 29, 2014

When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.

– George Bernard Shaw

July 29, 2014

Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them.

– Paulo Coelho

July 31, 2014

After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.

– Philip Pullman