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Archives - January 2017

January 1, 2017

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and, more importantly, you're doing something.

– Neil Gaiman

January 2, 2017

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.

– Kahlil Gibran

January 3, 2017

I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.

– Katherine Mansfield

January 4, 2017

There are no traffic jams when you go the extra mile.

– Kenneth McFarland

January 5, 2017

Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.

– George-Louis de Buffon

January 6, 2017

It doesn't hurt to be optimistic. You can always cry later.

– Lucimar Santos de Lima

January 7, 2017

The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.

– Barbara Kingsolver

January 8, 2017

Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.

– Robert Anthony

January 9, 2017

If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.

– Andy Rooney

January 10, 2017

If you call a thing bad you do little, if you call a thing good you do much.

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

January 11, 2017

It’s hard to be responsible, adult and sensible all the time. How good it is to have a sister whose heart is as young as your own.

– Pam Brown

January 12, 2017

Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends.

– Allan Frome

January 13, 2017

When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target.

– George Fisher

January 14, 2017

I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the years'.

– Henry Moore

January 15, 2017

What a person believes is not as important as how a person believes.

– Timothy Virkkala

January 16, 2017

We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 17, 2017

A lot of people think this is a goodie two-shoes talking. But we do have a tendency to complain rather than celebrating who we are. I learned at my mother's knee it's better to appreciate what's happening... I think we kind of talk ourselves into the negative sometimes.

– Betty White

January 18, 2017

Music is love in search of a word.

– Sidney Lanier

January 19, 2017

To heal is to touch with love that which we previously touched with fear.

– Stephen Levine

January 20, 2017

Liberty don't work as good in practice as it does in speeches.

– Will Rogers

January 21, 2017

Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.

– Max Eastman

January 22, 2017

Writers are not just people who sit down and write. They hazard themselves. Every time you compose a book your composition of yourself is at stake.

– E.L. Doctorow

January 23, 2017

Everything is something you decide to do, and there is nothing you have to do.

– Denis Waitley

January 24, 2017

All great work is preparing yourself for the accident to happen.

– Sidney Lumet

January 25, 2017

Children have never been good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.

– James Baldwin

January 26, 2017

Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.

– Mary Tyler Moore

January 27, 2017

No author dislikes to be edited as much as he dislikes not to be published.

– Russell Lynes

January 28, 2017

Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.

– E.P. Whipple

January 29, 2017

I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.

– Edward Everett Hale

January 30, 2017

If you don't think every day is a good day, just try missing one.

– Cavett Robert

January 31, 2017

Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetime, is certain for those who are friends.

– Richard Bach