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Archives - September 2017

September 1, 2017

The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.

– E. B. White

September 2, 2017

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.

– Oscar Wilde

September 3, 2017

Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.

– Paulo Coelho

September 4, 2017

Without labor nothing prospers.

– Sophocles

September 5, 2017

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

– Henry Ford

September 6, 2017

True heroism is minutes, hours, weeks, year upon year of the quiet, precise, judicious exercise of probity and care --- with no one there to see or cheer. This is the world.

– David Foster Wallace

September 7, 2017

Recklessness is a species of crime and should be so regarded on our streets and highways.

– Marlen E. Pew

September 8, 2017

You learn something every day if you pay attention.

– Ray LeBlond

September 9, 2017

This very moment is a seed from which tomorrow's flowers grow.

– Margaret Lindsey

September 10, 2017

Is there a point at which every Sunday during the NFL season ceases to make a man feel like a kid on Christmas morning?

– Mike Alexander

September 11, 2017

If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.

– Sandy Dahl

September 12, 2017

Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb but how well you bounce.

– Vivian Komori

September 13, 2017

Physical fitness can neither be achieved by wishful thinking nor outright purchase.

– Joseph Pilates

September 14, 2017

The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering: Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

– Ivan Scheier

September 15, 2017

Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully considered what they do not say.

– William W. Watt

September 16, 2017

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.

– Horace

September 17, 2017

What puzzles most of us are the things which have been left in the movies rather than the things which have been taken out.

– Agnes Repplier

September 18, 2017

When we grow old, there can only be one regret --- not to have given enough of ourselves.

– Eleonora Duse

September 19, 2017

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

– William James

September 20, 2017

We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.

– Charles F. Kettering

September 21, 2017

Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything.

– Don Marquis

September 22, 2017

It is a delightful pastime to sit in the pleasant sunshine of autumn, and gazing from this little spot of free earth over such a landscape, let the imagination luxuriate amid the thrilling associations of the scene!

– H.T. Tuckerman, "San Marino"

September 23, 2017

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on.

– Winston Churchill

September 24, 2017

No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys.

– Doug Horton

September 25, 2017

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own.

– Harold Coffin

September 26, 2017

You can't escape history, or the needs and neuroses you've picked up like layers and layers of tartar on your teeth.

– Charles Johnson

September 27, 2017

Most people do not consider dawn to be an attractive experience --- unless they are still up.

– Ellen Goodman

September 28, 2017

Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.

– Franklin Pierce Adams

September 29, 2017

We all have spiritual DNA; wisdom and truth are part of our genetic structure even if we don't always access it.

– Lama Surya Das

September 30, 2017

The playing adult steps sideward into another reality; the playing child advances forward to new stages of mastery.

– Erik H. Erikson