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Archives - December 2012

December 1, 2012

You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself. 

– Alan Alda

December 2, 2012

What is a home without children? Quiet.

– Henny Youngman

December 3, 2012

Home is not where you live but where they understand you.

– Christian Morgenstern

December 4, 2012

Forgiveness is a funny thing.  It warms the heart and cools the sting.

– William Arthur Ward

December 5, 2012

The only gracious way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you can't ignore it, top it; if you can't top it, laugh at it; if you can't laugh at it, it's probably deserved.

– J. Russel Lynes

December 6, 2012

Sisters is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.

– Margaret Mead

December 7, 2012

To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart.

– Phyllis Theroux

December 8, 2012

On Hanukkah, the first dark night,
Light yourself a candle bright.
I'll you, if you will me invite
To dance within that gentle light.

– Nicholas Gordon

December 9, 2012

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.

– Harvey Fierstein

December 10, 2012

We are just two people. Not that much separates us. Not nearly as much as I'd thought.

– Kathryn Stockett, THE HELP

December 11, 2012

I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter.

– James Michener

December 12, 2012

Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.

– Ann Landers

December 13, 2012

When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no "I'll start tomorrow." Tomorrow is disease.

– Terri Guillemets

December 14, 2012

Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.

– John Dryden

December 15, 2012

I don't know why they call it heartbreak.  It feels like every other part of my body is broken too.

– Missy Altijd

December 16, 2012

There's nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with CHOCOLATE.


December 17, 2012

Before you were born I carried you under my heart.  From the moment you arrived in this world until the moment I leave it, I will always carry you in my heart.

– Mandy Harrison

December 18, 2012

The engine is the heart of an airplane, but the pilot is its soul.

– Walter Raleigh

December 19, 2012

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that. 

– Lauren Bacall

December 20, 2012

How strange to use "You only live once" as an excuse to throw it away.

– Bill Copeland

December 21, 2012

Welcome, winter. Your late dawns and chilled breath make me lazy, but I love you nonetheless.

– Terri Guillemets

December 22, 2012

Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty --- they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.

– Martin Buxbaum

December 23, 2012

I always feel that I have two duties to perform with a parting guest:  one, to see that he doesn't forget anything that is his; the other, to see that he doesn't take anything that is mine.

– Alfred North Whitehead

December 24, 2012

Come Christmas Eve, we usually go to my mom and dad's. Everybody brings one gift and then we play that game when we all steal it from each other. Some are really cool, others are useful and some are a bit out there.

– Amy Grant

December 25, 2012

Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.

– Washington Irving

December 26, 2012

Our children need the sense of specialness that comes from participating in a known and loved ritual. They need the mastery of self-discipline that comes from order. They need the self-awareness that comes from a knowledge of their past. They need Kwanzaa as a tool for building their future and our own.

– Jessica Harris

December 27, 2012

The important thing is not how many years in your life but how much life in your years.

– Edward J. Stieglitz

December 28, 2012

Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.

– Clifford Stoll

December 29, 2012

We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others bright, some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in the same box.

– Robert Fulghum

December 30, 2012

Hey yogurt, if you're so cultured, how come I never see you at the opera?

– Stephen Colbert

December 31, 2012

Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true.

– Alfred, Lord Tennyson