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Archives - May 2016

May 1, 2016

We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.

– Rudyard Kipling

May 2, 2016

Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.

– Morihei Ueshiba

May 3, 2016

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.

– Alexander the Great

May 4, 2016

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.

– George Lucas

May 5, 2016

All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.

– Immanuel Kant

May 6, 2016

Accidents, and particularly street and highway accidents, do not happen --- they are caused.

– Ernest Greenwood

May 7, 2016

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

– Sherry Anderson

May 8, 2016

When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it's a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.

– Erma Bombeck

May 9, 2016

If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

– Laurence J. Peter

May 10, 2016

Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

May 11, 2016

There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.

– Rod Serling

May 12, 2016

If you haven't had at least a slight poetic crack in the heart, you have been cheated by nature.

– Phyllis Battelle

May 13, 2016

I would not exchange my leisure hours for all the wealth in the world.

– Comte de Mirabeau

May 14, 2016

Almost certainly...the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind.

– Norman Borlaug

May 15, 2016

Law enforcement officers are never "off duty." They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened.

– Barbara Boxer

May 16, 2016

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

– Jim Rohn

May 17, 2016

It is easier to be happy when you are not surrounded by the confusion and the clutter of life.

– David Baird

May 18, 2016

Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted.

– Paul Pearshall

May 19, 2016

One of the most healing things you can do is recognize where in your life you are your own poison.

– Steve Maraboli

May 20, 2016

Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.

– André Dubus

May 21, 2016

Freedom does not come without a price. We may sometimes take for granted the many liberties we enjoy in America, but they have all been earned through the ultimate sacrifice paid by so many of the members of our armed forces.

– Charlie Dent

May 22, 2016

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.

– Plato

May 23, 2016

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

– Dalai Lama

May 24, 2016

Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.

– Sam Levenson

May 25, 2016

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

– Indira Gandhi

May 26, 2016

One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening.

– Franklin P. Jones

May 27, 2016

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

– Og Mandino

May 28, 2016

There is no sincerer love than the love of food.

– George Bernard Shaw

May 29, 2016

The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for five seconds and think for ten minutes.

– William Davis

May 30, 2016

Memorial Day isn't just about honoring veterans, it's honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that's a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It's a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.

– Pete Hegseth

May 31, 2016

Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.

– E. B. White