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Archives - April 2017

April 1, 2017

Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.

– Bill Gates

April 2, 2017

Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.

– Red Auerbach

April 3, 2017

Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.

– Robert Fulghum

April 4, 2017

It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.

– Grace Hopper

April 5, 2017

I don't think a really good pie can be made without a dozen or so children peeking over your shoulder as you stoop to look in at it every little while.

– John Gould

April 6, 2017

When you stand alone and sell yourself, you can't please everyone. But when you're different, you can last.

– Don Rickles

April 7, 2017

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.

– Horace Mann

April 8, 2017

The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.

– Flora Whittemore

April 9, 2017

Material possessions: the more you own, the more they own you.

– H.I. Phillips

April 10, 2017

Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse.

– Elizabeth Kenny

April 11, 2017

Sorrow is the mere rust of the soul. Activity will cleanse and brighten it.

– Samuel Johnson

April 12, 2017

A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.

– Italo Calvino, THE LITERATURE MACHINE

April 13, 2017

A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.

– Oliver Herford

April 14, 2017

There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins.

– Josh Billings

April 15, 2017

I lied on my Weight Watchers list. I put down that I had 3 eggs...but they were Cadbury chocolate eggs.

– Caroline Rhea

April 16, 2017

It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.

– Dale E. Turner

April 17, 2017

The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you're hungry again.

– George Miller

April 18, 2017

Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born.

– George Bernard Shaw

April 19, 2017

If money makes the world go round, it's humor that keeps it from spinning out of control.

– Craig Kimberley

April 20, 2017

Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future.

– Gail Lumet Buckley

April 22, 2017

Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.

– Walt Whitman

April 22, 2017

Artists can color the sky red because they know it’s blue. Those of us who aren’t artists must color things the way they really are or people might think we’re stupid.

– Jules Feiffer

April 23, 2017

Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.

– Edwin Hubbel Chapin

April 24, 2017

Ultimately, there can be no complete healing until we have restored our primal trust in life.

– Georg Feuerstein

April 25, 2017

People meeting for the first time suddenly relax if they find they both have cats. And plunge into anecdote.

– Charlotte Gray

April 26, 2017

Love is not singular except in syllable.

– Marvin Taylor

April 27, 2017

Never make a defense or an apology until you are accused.

– King Charles I

April 28, 2017

It is easier to act yourself into a better way of feeling than to feel yourself into a better way of action.

– Orval Hobart Mowrer

April 29, 2017

To the art of working well a civilized race would add the art of playing well.

– George Santayana

April 30, 2017

A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence.

– Barbara Walters