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Archives - October 2017

October 1, 2017

Every beginning is a consequence --- every beginning ends some thing.

– Paul Valery

October 2, 2017

Go after what you really love and find a way to make that work for you, and then you'll be a happy person.

– Tom Petty

October 3, 2017

If we cannot be clever, we can always be kind.

– Alfred Fripp

October 4, 2017

Librarians are almost always very helpful and often almost absurdly knowledgeable. Their skills are probably very underestimated and largely underemployed.

– Charles Medawar

October 5, 2017

Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.

– Lin Yutang

October 6, 2017

Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.

– Charles Dudley Warner

October 8, 2017

It isn't what they say about you, it's what they whisper.

– Errol Flynn

October 9, 2017

Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.

– Robert Quillen

October 9, 2017

Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.

– Anthony J. D'Angelo

October 10, 2017

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

– David Thomas

October 11, 2017

There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.

– Edwin Denby

October 12, 2017

Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry.

– Lyman Abbott

October 13, 2017

Your health is what you make of it. Everything you do and think either adds to the vitality, energy and spirit you possess or takes away from it.

– Ann Wigmore

October 14, 2017

Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.

– James Matthew Barrie

October 15, 2017

Of all the haunting moments of motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter's mouth.

– Victoria Secunda

October 16, 2017

If the human brain were so simple that we could understand it, we would be so simple that we couldn't.

– Emerson M. Pugh

October 18, 2017

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

– John Gardner

October 19, 2017

We are more disturbed by a calamity which threatens us than by one which has befallen us.

– John Lancaster Spalding

October 19, 2017

To learn something new, take the path that you took yesterday.

– John Burroughs

October 20, 2017

There are twelve hours in the day, and above fifty in the night.

– Marie de Rabutin-Chantal

October 22, 2017

The greatest step towards a life of simplicity is to learn to let go.

– Steve Maraboli

October 22, 2017

Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.

– Miles Franklin

October 23, 2017

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

– Kahlil Gibran

October 25, 2017

Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.

– Thomas Fuller

October 25, 2017

Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present, which very few of us do.

– Jean de la Bruyere

October 27, 2017

The best way to get a puppy is to beg for a baby brother --- and they’ll settle for a puppy every time.

– Winston Pendelton

October 27, 2017

Weekends don't count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless.

– Bill Watterson

October 28, 2017

Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.

– Alan Watts

October 29, 2017

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.

– Carl Jung

October 30, 2017

Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place. But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around.

– E.L. Konigsburg

October 31, 2017

Nothing beats a haunted moonlit night on All Hallows Eve.... And on this fatal night, at this witching time, the starless sky laments black and unmoving. The somber hues of an ominous, dark forest are suddenly illuminated under the emerging face of the full moon.

– Kim Elizabeth