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Archives - October 2014

October 1, 2014

I learned a long time ago that minor surgery is when they do the operation on someone else, not you.

– Bill Walton

October 2, 2014

The trouble with simple living is that, though it can be joyful, rich, and creative, it isn’t simple.

– Doris Janzen Longacre

October 3, 2014

Most people run a race to see who is fastest.  I run a race to see who has the most guts.

– Steve Prefontaine

October 4, 2014

Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.

– Christian Nevell Bovee

October 4, 2014

If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.

– Edgar Allan Poe

October 6, 2014

Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle.

– Bill Phillips

October 7, 2014

Imagination and fiction make up more than three-quarters of our real life.

– Simon Weil

October 8, 2014

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I am with you kid. Let’s go.”

– Maya Angelou

October 9, 2014

The starting point of all achievement is desire.

– Napoleon Hill

October 9, 2014

No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap.

– Carrie Snow

October 11, 2014

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

– George Santayana

October 12, 2014

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

– Alan Watts

October 12, 2014

Columbus went around the world in 1492. That isn't a lot of strokes when you consider the course.

– Lee Trevino

October 14, 2014

Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.

– Elizabeth Bowen

October 15, 2014

Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience.  Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.

– Michel de Montaigne

October 16, 2014

Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level.

– Max L. Forman

October 17, 2014

The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.

– Ivy Baker Priest

October 18, 2014

It is easy to ignore responsibility when one is only an intermediate link in a chain of action.

– Stanley Milgram

October 19, 2014

Be careful of your thoughts, they may become words at any moment.

– Iara Gassen

October 20, 2014

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.

– Arnold Toynbee

October 21, 2014

Be true to your teeth and they won't be false to you.

– Soupy Sales

October 21, 2014

Freedom lies in being bold.

– Robert Frost

October 23, 2014

Stop counting crayons, just draw pictures.

– Mark Scharenbroich

October 24, 2014

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

– William Shakespeare

October 25, 2014

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.

– John D. Rockefeller

October 26, 2014

Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.

– William S. Burroughs

October 27, 2014

We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon.

– Konrad Adenauer

October 28, 2014

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.

– Voltaire

October 29, 2014

The best things in life aren't things.

– Art Buchwald

October 29, 2014

Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop.

– Usman B. Asif

October 30, 2014

There is a child in every one of us who is still a trick-or-treater looking for a brightly-lit front porch.

– Robert Brault