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Archives - April 2016

April 2, 2016

It is, in my view, the duty of an apple to be crisp and crunchable, but a pear should have such a texture as leads to silent consumption.

– Edward Bunyard

April 2, 2016

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.

– Heraclitus

April 3, 2016

There's nothing like Opening Day. There's nothing like the start of a new season. I started playing baseball when I was seven years old and quit playing when I was 40, so it's kind of in my blood.

– George Brett

April 5, 2016

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay home and see bad television for nothing?

– Samuel Goldwyn

April 5, 2016

Walking is man's best medicine.

– Hippocrates

April 6, 2016

Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called everybody, and they meet at the bar.

– Drew Carey

April 7, 2016

Zoo animals are ambassadors for their cousins in the wild.

– Jack Hanna

April 9, 2016

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half.

– Sir Winston Churchill

April 9, 2016

Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together.

– Sam Levenson

April 10, 2016

Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.

– Kurt Vonnegut

April 11, 2016

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.

– Marcus Tullius Cicero

April 13, 2016

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.

– Thomas Jefferson

April 14, 2016

Nurses are the hospitality of the hospital.

– Carrie Latet

April 15, 2016

The beauty of standing up for your rights is others will see you standing and stand up as well.

– Cassandra Duffy

April 16, 2016

One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others.

– Molière

April 17, 2016

Thrift is not an affair of the pocket, but an affair of character.

– S.W. Straus

April 17, 2016

I love characters who are clever and smart, and you have to run to catch up with. I think there's something very appealing and rather heroic in that.

– David Tennant

April 18, 2016

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

– John Dewey

April 19, 2016

You are remembered for the rules you break.

– Douglas MacArthur

April 21, 2016

For me, a poem is an opportunity to kind of interrogate myself a little bit.

– Tracy K. Smith

April 22, 2016

The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.

– Lady Bird Johnson

April 23, 2016

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

– William Shakespeare

April 24, 2016

If a man aspires to a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.

– Albert Einstein

April 24, 2016

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.

– Robin Williams

April 25, 2016

A horse is a thing of beauty...none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.

– Xenophon

April 27, 2016

The history of storytelling isn't one of simply entertaining the masses but of also advising, instructing, challenging the status quo.

– Therese Fowler

April 27, 2016

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.

– A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

April 29, 2016

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.

– Nelson Henderson

April 29, 2016

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.

– Desmond Tutu