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Archives - June 2013

June 1, 2013

Books are a poor substitute for female companionship, but they are easier to find.

– Patrick Rothfuss, THE WISE MAN’S FEAR

June 2, 2013

When first love ends, most people eventually know there will be more to come. They are not through with love. Love is not through with them. It will never be the same as the first, but it will be better in different ways.

– David Levithan, EVERY DAY

June 2, 2013

He who does not get fun and enjoyment out of every day... needs to reorganize his life.

– George M. Adams

June 3, 2013

No one ever complains about a speech being too short!

– Ira Hayes

June 5, 2013

No iron can pierce the heart with such force as a period put just at the right place.

– Isaac Babel

June 6, 2013

If you don’t make mistakes, you’re not working on hard enough problems. And that’s a big mistake.

– Frank Wilczek

June 6, 2013

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.

– William Shakespeare

June 8, 2013

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.

– Joseph Campbell

June 9, 2013

I have always considered tennis as a combat in an arena between two gladiators who have their racquets and their courage as their weapons.

– Yannick Noah

June 10, 2013

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.

– James Baldwin

June 11, 2013

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.

– Dwight D. Eisenhower

June 11, 2013

People are like stained-glass windows.
They sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
But when the darkness sets in,
Their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

– Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

June 13, 2013

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.


June 14, 2013

Our flag is not just one of many political points of view. Rather, the flag is a symbol of our national unity. 

– Adrian Cronauer

June 14, 2013

Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.


June 16, 2013

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. 

– Clarence Budington Kelland

June 17, 2013

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.

– Horace Walpole

June 18, 2013

Sometimes it is better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness.

– Terry Pratchett, MEN AT ARMS

June 18, 2013

Love is so short, forgetting is so long.

– Pablo Neruda

June 20, 2013

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.

– Arnold H. Glasow

June 21, 2013

Summertime is always the best of what might be.

– Charles Bowden

June 22, 2013

Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it's always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins.

– Neil Gaiman

June 23, 2013

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.

– William James

June 23, 2013

Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.

– George Orwell

June 24, 2013

Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually.

– Jimi Hendrix

June 26, 2013

We don't stop going to school when we graduate.

– Carol Burnett

June 26, 2013

Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

June 28, 2013

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.

– Tony Robbins

June 29, 2013

A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.

– George R. R. Martin, A GAME OF THRONES

June 30, 2013

If you want to be happy, be.

– Leo Tolstoy

June 30, 2013

Books and movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different.

– Stephen King