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Archives - February 2018

February 1, 2018

The way to anybody's heart is through a thoughtfully-prepared, beautifully-executed, lovingly-presented meal.

– Leo Buscaglia

February 2, 2018

The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its prediction and then disappears.

– Bill Vaughn

February 3, 2018

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.

– Hannah Arendt

February 4, 2018

Sometimes you can be one of the best, but you don't accept that if you don't get the ring or win the Super Bowl. There's a lot of good teams between the Super Bowl winner and other teams. Once the Super Bowl is over, we lump everyone into the other 31, and that's not fair.

– John Madden

February 5, 2018

It's always good to take something that's happened in your life and make something of it comedically.

– Larry David

February 6, 2018

No road is paved with gold unless you make it your own treasure.

– Alvaro Velasco

February 7, 2018

I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back.

– Fred Allen

February 8, 2018

Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them.

– Hugh Miller, SNOW ON THE WIND

February 9, 2018

The Olympics is about showing what you've done with your life, your dream as an athlete and sharing that with the world.

– Sasha Cohen

February 10, 2018

Fear is our deepest and strongest emotion, and the one which best lends itself to the creation of nature-defying illusions.

– H. P. Lovecraft

February 11, 2018

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.

– Khalil Gibran

February 12, 2018

Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.

– Abraham Lincoln

February 13, 2018

As human beings, we need to know that we are not alone, that we are not crazy or completely out of our minds, that there are other people out there who feel as we do, live as we do, love as we do, who are like us.

– Billy Joel

February 14, 2018

Poetry spills from the cracks of a broken heart, but flows from one which is loved.

– Christopher Paul Rubero

February 15, 2018

All passions exaggerate; and they are passions only because they do exaggerate.

– Nicolas Chamfort

February 16, 2018

Today, there are three kinds of people:  the have's, the have-not's, and the have-not-paid-for-what-they-have's.

– Earl Wilson

February 17, 2018

I felt that one had better die fighting against injustice than to die like a dog or rat in a trap. I had already determined to sell my life as dearly as possible if attacked. I felt if I could take one lyncher with me, this would even up the score a little bit. 

– Ida B. Wells

February 18, 2018

There's nothing so kingly as kindness, and nothing so royal as truth.

– Alice Cary

February 19, 2018

You do not lead by hitting people over the head. That's assault, not leadership. 

– Dwight D. Eisenhower

February 20, 2018

Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain.

– Anne Grant

February 21, 2018

Be bored and see where it takes you, because the imagination's dusty wilderness is worth crossing if you want to sculpt your soul.

– Nancy Gibbs

February 22, 2018

It is better to be alone than in bad company.

– George Washington

February 23, 2018

No matter how prepared you think you are for the death of a loved one, it still comes as a shock, and it still hurts very deeply.

– Billy Graham

February 24, 2018

There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he is willing to climb himself.

– Andrew Carnegie

February 25, 2018

The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.

– Thich Nhat Hanh

February 26, 2018

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

– William Bernbach

February 27, 2018

One of the pleasures of reading old letters is the knowledge that they need no answer.

– Lord Byron

February 28, 2018

There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them.

– Josh Billings