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Archives - September 2015

September 1, 2015

When you realize you've made a mistake, make amends immediately. It's easier to eat crow while it's still warm.

– Dan Heist

September 2, 2015

Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings.

– Evan Esar

September 3, 2015

If we would only give, just once, the same amount of reflection to what we want to get out of life that we give to the question of what to do with a two weeks' vacation, we would be startled at our false standards and the aimless procession of our busy days.

– Dorothy Canfield Fisher

September 4, 2015

Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.

– Aaron Siskind

September 5, 2015

When one has too great a dread of what is impending, one feels some relief when the trouble has come.

– Joseph Joubert

September 6, 2015

Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him for the entire weekend.

– Zenna Scha

September 7, 2015

If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool.

– Abraham Lincoln

September 8, 2015

Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later.

– Dana Stewart Scott

September 9, 2015

I'm curious about other people. That's the essence of my acting. I'm interested in what it would be like to be you.

– Meryl Streep

September 10, 2015

When you meet the one who changes the way your heart beats, dance with them to that rhythm for as long as the song lasts.

– Kirk Diedrich

September 11, 2015

There are terrible, terrible memories of September 11th, things that I saw, people that I lost, the devastation, the identification of bodies. I mean, all these memories come back to you at different times. And then the other side of it this tremendous response with the firefighters and the police officers saving people, the rescue workers.

– Rudy Giuliani

September 12, 2015

We find our energies are actually cramped when we are overanxious to succeed.

– Michel de Montaigne

September 13, 2015

In life, as in football, you won't go far unless you know where the goalposts are.

– Arnold H. Glasow

September 14, 2015

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it.

– Cullen Hightower

September 15, 2015

Nothing is as frustrating as arguing with someone who knows what he’s talking about.

– Sam Ewing

September 16, 2015

If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul.

– Logan P. Smith

September 17, 2015

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.

– James D. Miles

September 18, 2015

I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker, but simply because I detest the sort of people who go to lectures and don't want to meet them.

– H.L. Mencken

September 19, 2015

How many pessimists end up by desiring the things they fear, in order to prove that they are right?

– Robert Mallett, APOSTILLES

September 20, 2015

You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world.

– Sheila Graham

September 21, 2015

When you die, if you get a choice between going to regular heaven or pie heaven, choose pie heaven. It might be a trick, but if it's not, mmmmm boy!

– Jack Handey

September 22, 2015

I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.

– Groucho Marx

September 23, 2015

Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night; and thus he would never know the rhythms that are at the heart of life.

– Hal Borland

September 24, 2015

The best thing about dreams is that fleeting moment, when you are between asleep and awake, when you don’t know the difference between reality and fantasy, when for just that one moment you feel with your entire soul that the dream is reality, and it really happened.

– James Baldwin

September 25, 2015

We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace.

– Pope Francis

September 26, 2015

When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death --- ourselves.

– Eda LeShan

September 27, 2015

Thank you leaf blowers, for making me look like the world's lamest Ghostbuster. I ain't afraid of no leaves.

– Jimmy Fallon

September 28, 2015

It’s such a pleasure to write down splendid words --- almost as though one were inventing them.

– Rupert Hart-Davis

September 29, 2015

Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.

– Arthur Somers Roche

September 30, 2015

A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.

– Nathaniel Hawthorne, THE SCARLET LETTER