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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.

– Harper Lee, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

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