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Archives - July 2016

July 1, 2016

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.

– John Dewey

July 2, 2016

You can say this for ready-mixes --- the next generation isn't going to have any trouble making pies exactly like mother used to make.

– Earl Wilson

July 2, 2016

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. Use the pain as fuel, as a reminder of your strength.

– August Wilson

July 3, 2016

We on this continent should never forget that men first crossed the Atlantic not to find soil for their ploughs but to secure liberty for their souls.

– Robert J. McCracken

July 4, 2016

If you want to look like the people next door, you're probably smothering yourself and your dreams.

– Clive Barker

July 6, 2016

Boredom is like a pitiless zooming in on the epidermis of time.  Every instant is dilated and magnified like the pores of the face.

– Charlotte Whitton

July 7, 2016

Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days.

– Doug Larson

July 7, 2016

The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.

– Ernest Hemingway

July 9, 2016

Live so that your friends can defend you but never have to.

– Arnold H. Glasow

July 10, 2016

You’re never fully dressed without a smile

– Martin Charnin

July 11, 2016

We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.

– Honore de Balzac

July 11, 2016

The longest journey begins with a single step, not with a turn of the ignition key.

– Edward Abbey

July 13, 2016

People tend to forget that play is serious.

– David Hockney

July 14, 2016

A party without cake is just a meeting.

– Julia Child

July 15, 2016

Good manners are just a way of showing other people that we have respect for them.

– Bill Kelly

July 16, 2016

Time is a very healing place, one in which you can grow.

– Denise Tanner

July 17, 2016

Nothing is so often irretrievably missed as a daily opportunity.

– Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

July 17, 2016

I am a great believer in luck. The harder I work, the more of it I seem to have.

– Coleman Cox

July 19, 2016

We fail more often by timidity than by over-daring.

– David Grayson

July 20, 2016

The vacation we often need is freedom from our own mind.

– Jack Adam Weber

July 21, 2016

The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're playing by other people's rules, while quietly playing by your own.

– Michael Korda

July 22, 2016

Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.

– Roger Ebert

July 23, 2016

I doubt whether the world holds for anyone a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice cream.

– Heywood Broun

July 23, 2016

Instinct is the nose of the mind.

– Delphine de Girardin

July 25, 2016

Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.

– Ruth Ann Schabacker

July 25, 2016

When I play too many video games I begin to feel chubby-minded, caffeinated, bad.

– Tom Bissell

July 27, 2016

The only person you should ever compete with is yourself. You can't hope for a fairer match.

– Todd Ruthman

July 27, 2016

I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see.

– Duane Michals, REAL DREAMS

July 29, 2016

Just because you're not paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get you.

– Colin Sautar

July 30, 2016

Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.

– Samuel Butler

July 31, 2016

Horror films don't create fear. They release it.

– Wes Craven