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Archives - May 2017

May 1, 2017

Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.

– Thomas Szasz

May 2, 2017

It is not the quantity of the meat but the cheerfulness of the guests which makes the feast.

– Edward Hyde

May 3, 2017

With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.

– Thomas Foxwell Buxton

May 4, 2017

You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.

– Vernon Howard

May 5, 2017

Walking is good for solving problems --- it's like the feet are little psychiatrists.

– Terri Guillemets

May 7, 2017

Whatever we do lays a seed in our deepest consciousness, and one day that seed will grow.

– Sakyong Mipham

May 7, 2017

Romance is the literature of hope.

– Damon Suede

May 8, 2017

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.

– Lucille Ball

May 9, 2017

If your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.

– Henry J. Kaiser

May 10, 2017

There's no disappointment in memory, and one's exaggerations are always on the good side.

– George Eliot

May 11, 2017

Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.

– Edmund Burke

May 12, 2017

Flattery must be pretty thick before anybody objects to it.

– William Feather

May 14, 2017

A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.

– Honore de Balzac

May 14, 2017

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.

– Edward Abbey

May 15, 2017

Silence is a sounding thing, to one who listens hungrily.

– Gwendolyn Bennett

May 16, 2017

When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste.

– Laiko Bahrs

May 17, 2017

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

– John Quincy Adams

May 18, 2017

At times, challenges hit with the force of a roaring, rushing waterfall. The true test, however, is whether you can put your arms up and enjoy the feel of the water.

– Aviva Kaufman

May 20, 2017

The best things said come last. People will talk for hours saying nothing much and then linger at the door with words that come with a rush from the heart.

– Alan Alda

May 20, 2017

Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves --- slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.

– Thich Nat Hahn

May 21, 2017

When you say that you agree with a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

– Otto von Bismarck

May 22, 2017

An hour of basketball feels like 15 minutes. An hour on a treadmill feels like a weekend in traffic school.

– David Walters

May 23, 2017

In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip.

– Daniel L. Reardon

May 24, 2017

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.

– Mother Teresa

May 25, 2017

Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.

– Eric Hoffer

May 26, 2017

False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.

– William Alger

May 27, 2017

When a writer becomes a reader of his or her own work, a lot can go wrong. It's like do-it-yourself dentistry.

– William Collins

May 28, 2017

The story of America's quest for freedom is inscribed on her history in the blood of her patriots.

– Randy Vader

May 29, 2017

Chocolate is an antidepressant, which is especially useful as you start to gain weight.

– Jason Love

May 30, 2017

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.

– Hilaire Belloc