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Archives - September 2013

September 1, 2013

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.

– Robert Frost

September 2, 2013

You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

– Ray Bradbury

September 3, 2013

Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.

– Michael Caine

September 4, 2013

An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.

– Lynn Johnston

September 5, 2013

What matters is not the idea a man holds, but the depth at which he holds it.

– Ezra Pound

September 6, 2013

You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn how to surf.

– Jon Kabat-Zinn

September 7, 2013

Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet.

– Gene Perret

September 8, 2013

Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.

– Warren Buffet

September 9, 2013

Courage is not a man with a gun in his hand. It's knowing you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do.


September 10, 2013

You can be sure that the American spirit will prevail over this tragedy.

– Colin Powell

September 11, 2013

Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.

– John Mason Brown

September 12, 2013

By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.

– William Shakespeare, MACBETH

September 13, 2013

If there’s a book you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.

– Toni Morrison

September 14, 2013

Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.

– Groucho Marx

September 15, 2013

A baby is a blank cheque made payable to the human race.

– Barbara Christine Seifert

September 16, 2013

We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives.

– Lewis Thomas

September 17, 2013

You're no good unless you are a good assistant; and if you are, you're too good to be an assistant.

– Martin H. Fischer

September 18, 2013

You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.

– Jodi Picoult, MY SISTER

September 19, 2013

I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.

– Mark Twain

September 20, 2013

You do not wake up one morning a bad person. It happens by a thousand tiny surrenders of self-respect to self-interest.

– Robert Brault

September 21, 2013

A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.

– e.e. cummings

September 22, 2013

You have to remember one thing about the will of the people: it wasn’t that long ago that we were all swept away by the Macarena.

– Jon Stewart

September 23, 2013

The best time to make friends is before you need them.

– Ethel Barrymore

September 24, 2013

All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.

– George Orwell, ANIMAL FARM

September 25, 2013

Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.

– Booker T. Washington

September 26, 2013

Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.

– Hannah Arendt

September 27, 2013

He had resolved to live forever, or die in the attempt.

– Joseph Heller, CATCH-22

September 28, 2013

We accept the love we think we deserve.

– Stephen Chbosky

September 29, 2013

They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so are thunder and lightning.

– Clint Eastwood

September 30, 2013

It is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed.

– Vida D. Scudder