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Archives - May 2013

May 1, 2013

The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.

– Felix Mendelssohn

May 2, 2013

Engrave this Quote If you don't believe in yourself, then who will believe in you? The next man's way of getting there might not necessarily work for me, so I have to create my own ways of getting there.

– Martin Lawrence

May 3, 2013

Sometimes what seems like surrender isn't surrender at all. It's about what's going on in our hearts. About seeing clearly the way life is and accepting it and being true to it, whatever the pain, because the pain of not being true to it is far, far greater.


May 4, 2013

I have failed many times, and that's why I am a success.

– Michael Jordan

May 5, 2013

True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.

– Dave Tyson Gentry

May 5, 2013

The artist doesn't have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don't have the time to read reviews.

– William Faulker

May 7, 2013

In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semi-human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.

– Edward Hoagland

May 8, 2013

Nursing is not for everyone. It takes a very strong, intelligent, and compassionate person to take on the ills of the world with passion and purpose and work to maintain the health and well-being of the planet. No wonder we're exhausted at the end of the day!

– Donna Wilk Cardillo

May 9, 2013

Never ignore a gut feeling, but never believe that it's enough

– Robert Heller

May 10, 2013

Sometimes it helps to know that I just can't do it all. One step at a time is all that's possible --- even when those steps are taken on the run.

– Anne W. Schaef

May 11, 2013

Imagination... its limits are only those of the mind itself.

– Rod Serling

May 12, 2013

Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same --- and most mothers kiss and scold together.

– Pearl Buck

May 12, 2013

Chocolate is not cheating! After a salty meal, you need a little bit of sweet. This is living, not cheating.

– Ali Landry

May 13, 2013

Learn to smile at every situation. See it as an opportunity to prove your strength and ability.

– Joe Brown

May 14, 2013

The one thing children wear out faster than shoes is parents.

– John J. Plomp

May 16, 2013

Trees are your best antiques.

– Alexander Smith

May 17, 2013

Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world.

– Grant Petersen

May 18, 2013

I hate to lull the audience into letting them think that something is something. It's always fun to defy expectations.

– Martin Short

May 19, 2013

Those big-shot writers could never dig the fact that there are more salted peanuts consumed than caviar.

– Mickey Spillane

May 19, 2013

That's the thing about Mother Nature, she really doesn't care what economic bracket you're in.

– Whoopi Goldberg

May 21, 2013

The first day, a guest; the second, a burden; the third, a pest.

– Edouard R. Laboulaye

May 22, 2013

I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.

– Billy Joel

May 23, 2013

You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities.

– Barbara Bush

May 23, 2013

No matter what business you're in, you can't run in place or someone will pass you by. It doesn't matter how many games you've won.

– Jim Valvano

May 25, 2013

Having a two-year-old is like having a blender that you don't have the top for.

– Jerry Seinfeld

May 26, 2013

Making a decision to have a child --- it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.

– Elizabeth Stone

May 27, 2013

The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.

– Benjamin Disraeli

May 28, 2013

The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.

– Thomas Edison

May 29, 2013

We construct a narrative for ourselves, and that's the thread that we follow from one day to the next. People who disintegrate as personalities are the ones who lose that thread.

– Paul Auster

May 29, 2013

A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist. 

– Franklin P. Jones

May 31, 2013

Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute.

– Gil Stern