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Archives - August 2015

August 1, 2015

Your bottom line starts with your front line.

– John Villere

August 2, 2015

Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.

– Allen Klein

August 2, 2015

Watermelon --- it’s a good fruit. You eat, you drink, you wash your face.

– Enrico Caruso

August 4, 2015

Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you learn to do it well.

– Steve Brown

August 5, 2015

If you have a job without any aggravations, you don't have a job.

– Malcolm S. Forbes

August 6, 2015

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.

– Ralph W. Sockman

August 7, 2015

Knowing when and how to change course is important to success. Self-doubt is a lighthouse that will keep you from running aground. Don't become shipwrecked on the rocks of time. Be willing to rethink your decisions and change course.

– Harley King

August 8, 2015

A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn't climb over it.

– Arthur Baer

August 9, 2015

Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own.

– William Hazlitt

August 10, 2015

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.

– Charlie McCarthy

August 10, 2015

Every man should make his son or daughter learn some useful trade or profession, so that in these days of changing fortunes of being rich today and poor tomorrow they may have something tangible to fall back upon. This provision might save many persons from misery, who by some unexpected turn of fortune have lost all their means.

– P. T. Barnum

August 11, 2015

Just once, I would like there to be something special about being the kid stuck in the middle.


August 13, 2015

Life without left-handed people wouldn't be right.

– C.R. Manske

August 14, 2015

Thank you paper clips, for being like staples that can't commit.

– Jimmy Fallon

August 15, 2015

Taking time out each day to relax and renew is essential to living well.

– Judith Hanson Lasater

August 16, 2015

Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.

– Will Rogers

August 17, 2015

Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.

– Erich Fromm

August 18, 2015

One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.

– Will Durant

August 18, 2015

If you go back to the early days of aviation, the guys designing it built it, and then they got in it and flew it. I mean, who does that anymore?

– Graham Hawkes

August 20, 2015

No mind, however loving, could bear to see plainly into all the recesses of another mind.

– Arnold Bennett

August 21, 2015

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

– Victor Hugo

August 22, 2015

The wings of angels are often found on the backs of the least likely people.

– Eric Honeycutt

August 23, 2015

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.

– Alfred Adler

August 23, 2015

Television is simply automated daydreaming.

– Lee Loevinger

August 25, 2015

Some so speak in exaggerations and superlatives that we need to make a large discount from their statements before we can come at their real meaning.

– Tryon Edwards

August 26, 2015

Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made.

– Roger Caras

August 27, 2015

Tooth decay was a perennial national problem that meant a mouthful of silver for patients, and for dentists a pocketful of gold.

– Claudia Wallis

August 28, 2015

No possession can surpass, or even equal a good library, to the lover of books. Here are treasured up for his daily use and delectation, riches which increase by being consumed, and pleasures that never cloy.

– John Alfred Landford

August 28, 2015

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

– Simone Weil

August 29, 2015

In every part and corner of our life, to lose oneself is to be the gainer; to forget oneself is to be happy.

– Robert Louis Stevenson

August 30, 2015

A perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility.

– Billie Jean King, about tennis