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Archives - November 2016

November 1, 2016

You wouldn't believe
On All Hallow Eve
What lots of fun we can make,
With apples to bob,
And nuts on the hob,
And a ring-and-thimble cake.

– Carolyn Wells

November 2, 2016

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.

– Ray Bradbury

November 2, 2016

It is never too late to have a happy childhood.

– Tom Robbins

November 3, 2016

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.

– William James

November 4, 2016

We visit others as a matter of social obligation. How long has it been since we have visited with ourselves?

– Morris Adler

November 5, 2016

Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.

– Hāfez

November 6, 2016

Good manners: The noise you don't make when you're eating soup.

– Bennett Cerf

November 7, 2016

Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.

– Harold Bloom

November 8, 2016

A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.

– Carl Sandburg

November 9, 2016

Nothing is more curious than the almost savage hostility that humor excites in those who lack it.

– George Saintsbury

November 10, 2016

What is soul? It's like electricity --- we don't really know what it is, but it's a force that can light a room.

– Ray Charles

November 11, 2016

There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.

– Alexander Hamilton

November 12, 2016

Courage, in the final analysis, is nothing but an affirmative answer to the shocks of existence.

– Kurt Goldstein

November 13, 2016

Sometimes reality is too complex. Stories give it form.

– Jean Luc Godard

November 14, 2016

Those who do not think outside the box are easily contained.

– Nicolas Manetta

November 15, 2016

What really helps motivate me to walk are my dogs, who are my best pals. They keep you honest about walking because when it's time to go, you can't disappoint those little faces.

– Wendie Malick

November 16, 2016

Know, first, who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.

– Epictetus

November 17, 2016

Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume.

– Jean de Boufflers

November 18, 2016

Few delights can equal the mere presence of one whom we trust utterly.

– George MacDonald

November 19, 2016

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.

– Frederick Douglass

November 20, 2016

The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one.

– Erma Bombeck

November 21, 2016

A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless.

– May Sarton

November 22, 2016

We have come too far, we have sacrificed too much, to disdain the future now.

– John F. Kennedy

November 23, 2016

I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap.

– Fred Allen

November 24, 2016

None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.

– Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

November 25, 2016

Consumerism has a religious day called Black Friday.

– Jarod Kintz

November 26, 2016

The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.

– Khalil Gibran

November 27, 2016

Humble is such a lonely word.

– Kak Sri

November 28, 2016

Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift.... The hangover comes the day after.

– Joyce Brothers

November 29, 2016

If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.

– Susanne K. Langer

November 30, 2016

Part of the issue of achievement is to be able to set realistic goals, but that's one of the hardest things to do because you don't always know exactly where you're going, and you shouldn't.

– George Lucas