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Archives - August 2014

August 1, 2014

It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.

– Cicero

August 2, 2014

It's weird that photographers spend years or even a whole lifetime, trying to capture moments that added together, don't even amount to a couple of hours.

– James Lalropui Keivom

August 3, 2014

My own prescription for health is less paperwork and more running barefoot through the grass.

– Terri Guillemets

August 4, 2014

There is something about going to sea. A little bit of discipline, self-discipline and humility are required.

– Prince Andrew

August 5, 2014

Even as the cell is the unit of the organic body, so the family is the unit of society.

– Ruth Nanda Anshen

August 6, 2014

Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.

– Honore de Balzac

August 7, 2014

Start off everyday with a simple smile and get it over with.

– W. C. Fields

August 8, 2014

A friend is a present you give yourself.

– Robert Louis Stevenson

August 9, 2014

Why wilderness? Because we like the taste of freedom; because we like the smell of danger.

– Edward Abbey, BEYOND THE WALL

August 10, 2014

If you don’t understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child.

– Linda Sunshine

August 11, 2014

Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations.

– Maya Angelou

August 12, 2014

I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.

– J. M. Barrie, PETER PAN

August 13, 2014

Let not the right side of your brain know what the left side doeth.

– George Bernard Shaw

August 14, 2014

The mere brute pleasure of reading --- the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.

– Lord Chesterfield

August 15, 2014

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

– Napoleon Bonaparte

August 16, 2014

A bargain ain't a bargain unless it's something you need.

– Sidney Carroll

August 17, 2014

Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.

– Ray Bradbury

August 18, 2014

The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.

– Henry Ward Beecher

August 19, 2014

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.

– Orville Wright

August 20, 2014

Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back.

– Oscar Wilde

August 21, 2014

I find I always have to write something on a steamed mirror.

– Elaine Dundy

August 22, 2014

No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.

– Elie Wiesel

August 23, 2014

We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.

– Sir Winston Churchill

August 24, 2014

Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.

– Frederick W. Faber

August 25, 2014

The truth needs so little rehearsal.

– Barbara Kingsolver, ANIMAL DREAMS

August 26, 2014

When nobody around you seems to measure up, it's time to check your yardstick.

– Bill Lemley

August 27, 2014

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.

– Lyndon Johnson

August 28, 2014

Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry.

– Bill Cosby

August 29, 2014

Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.

– Franklin Pierce Adams

August 30, 2014

A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.

– Gaston Bachelard

August 31, 2014

The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.

– Christopher Morley