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Archives - August 2017

August 1, 2017

When you lose food as a friend, you may miss it at first but soon you will see all the things it was taking away from you.

– Laura Houssain

August 2, 2017

People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.

– Lewis Cass

August 3, 2017

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

– Winston Churchill

August 4, 2017

Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.

– James Altucher

August 5, 2017

What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible.

– Theodore Roethke

August 6, 2017

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.

– Seneca

August 7, 2017

If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.

– Tom Stoppard

August 8, 2017

The hardest part of raising a child is teaching them to ride bicycles. A shaky child on a bicycle for the first time needs both support and freedom. The realization that this is what the child will always need can hit hard.

– Sloan Wilson

August 9, 2017

Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.

– Edward R. Murrow

August 10, 2017

People tend to forget that the word "history" contains the word "story."

– Ken Burns

August 11, 2017

Not to be absolutely certain is, I think, one of the essential things in rationality.

– Bertrand Russell

August 12, 2017

A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.

– Katharine Whitehorn

August 13, 2017

To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character.

– Marie Leneru, Oprah Magazine

August 14, 2017

The hard must become habit. The habit must become easy. The easy must become beautiful.

– Doug Henning

August 15, 2017

Take your work seriously, but never yourself.

– Margot Fonteyn

August 16, 2017

The artist is a receptacle for the emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

– Pablo Picasso

August 17, 2017

You can fall in love at first sight with a place as with a person.

– Alec Waugh

August 18, 2017

I always thought a yard was three feet, then I started mowing the lawn.

– C.E. Cowman

August 19, 2017

Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.

– Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

August 20, 2017

Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.

– Robert Ingersoll

August 21, 2017

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

– Harriet Tubman

August 22, 2017

You laugh at me because I am different; I laugh because you are all the same.

– Daniel Knode

August 23, 2017

Whenever I feel like exercise, I lie down until the feeling passes.

– Robert M. Hutchins

August 24, 2017

The ratio of We's to I's is the best indicator of the development of a team.

– Lewis B. Ergen

August 25, 2017

Nothing travels faster than light, with the possible exception of bad news, which follows its own rules.

– Douglas Adams

August 26, 2017

The richest person in the world --- in fact all the riches in the world --- couldn't provide you with anything like the endless, incredible loot available at your local library.

– Malcolm Forbes

August 27, 2017

Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them.

– Logan Pearsall Smith

August 28, 2017

Whenever you leave behind failure you’re doing good. If you think everything you’ve done is great, you’re probably dumb.

– Louis C.K.

August 29, 2017

I am annoyed by individuals who are embarrassed by pauses in a conversation. To me, every conversational pause refreshes.

– George Sanders

August 30, 2017

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if our mind growled like our stomach does when it is hungry?

– Zig Ziglar

August 31, 2017

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.

– Kenji Miyazawa