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Archives - August 2016

August 1, 2016

The quickest way for a parent to get a child's attention is to sit down and look comfortable.

– Lane Olinghouse

August 1, 2016

Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.

– Claude Monet

August 3, 2016

My play was a complete success. The audience was a failure.

– Ashleigh Brilliant

August 4, 2016

Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.

– Sandra Lee

August 5, 2016

A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows.

– John Powell

August 6, 2016

Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light?

– Maurice Freehill

August 7, 2016

A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves --- a special kind of double.

– Toni Morrison

August 8, 2016

Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important.

– Janet Lane

August 9, 2016

To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.

– Edmund Burke

August 10, 2016

The cool thing about free will is that even if one has a huge bag of karma there is still a lot of free will for all those souls coming into the world.

– Kuan Yin

August 11, 2016

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

– Harold Hulbert

August 12, 2016

Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.

– Ruth E. Renkel

August 13, 2016

My generation is not strong. My grandfather fought in World War II.  I had a panic attack during the series finale of "Breaking Bad."

– Matt Donaher

August 14, 2016

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.

– Herman Melville

August 15, 2016

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.

– Theodore Roosevelt

August 16, 2016

Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.

– Hermann Hesse

August 17, 2016

Correspondences are like small clothes before the invention of suspenders; it is impossible to keep them up.

– Sydney Smith

August 18, 2016

All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.

– Oscar Wilde

August 19, 2016

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.

– Alice Walker

August 20, 2016

I look to the future because that’s where I’m going to spend the rest of my life.

– George Burns

August 21, 2016

It hurts to find out that what we wanted doesn’t match what you dreamed it would be.

– Randy K. Milholland

August 22, 2016

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

– Zig Ziglar

August 23, 2016

Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It's all about the memories.

– Buddy Valastro

August 25, 2016

Learn to accept in silence the minor aggravations, cultivate the gift of taciturnity, and consume your own smoke with an extra draft of hard work, so that those about you may not be annoyed with the dust and soot of your complaints.

– William Osler

August 26, 2016

Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear.

– Dave Barry

August 27, 2016

It takes too much energy to be against something unless it’s really important.

– Madeleine L’Engle

August 28, 2016

If you always add and never subtract, you will eventually bury yourself.

– Peter Walsh

August 29, 2016

An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.

– Arnold H. Glasgow

August 29, 2016

I've always thought that a big laugh is a really loud noise from the soul saying, "Ain't that the truth."

– Quincy Jones

August 30, 2016

Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.

– C. S. Lewis

August 31, 2016

Anyone who says you can't see a thought simply doesn't know art.

– Wynetka Ann Reynolds