Saturday, September 30, 2006

American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope to find in their butlers. — William Somerset Maugham

Friday, September 29, 2006

In a very real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read.—S. I. Hayakawa

Thursday, September 28, 2006

When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have. -- Stephen Hawking

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.— T.S. Eliot

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. — C. S. Lewis

Monday, September 25, 2006

Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment. — Pearl S. Buck

Sunday, September 24, 2006

Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote.—Edward Young

Saturday, September 23, 2006

All that I know of tomorrow is that Providence will rise before the sun. — Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

Friday, September 22, 2006

For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three. — Alice Kahn

Thursday, September 21, 2006

People talk about the middle of the road as though it were unacceptable. Actually, all human problems, excepting morals, come into the gray areas. Things are not all black and white. There have to be compromises. The middle of the road is all of the usable surface. The extremes, right and left, are in the gutters. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. — John Lubbock

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. — Charles DuBois

Monday, September 18, 2006

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. — Doug Larson

Sunday, September 17, 2006

That thing, that moment, when you kiss someone and everything around becomes hazy and the only thing in focus is you and this person and you realize that that person is the only person that you're supposed to kiss for the rest of your life, and for one moment you get this amazing gift and you want to laugh and you want to cry because you feel so lucky that you found it and so scared that that it will go away all at the same time. — Drew Barrymore

Saturday, September 16, 2006

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men. — Herman Melville

Friday, September 15, 2006

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it. — Soren Kierkegaard

Thursday, September 14, 2006

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. — C. S. Lewis

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen. — Henry David Thoreau

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

There is no greater excitement than to support an intellectual wife and have her support you. Marriage is a partnership in which each inspires the other, and brings fruition to both of you. — Millicent Carey McIntosh

Monday, September 11, 2006

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday, September 10, 2006

A person will worship something, have no doubt about that. We may think our tribute is paid in secret in the dark recesses of our hearts, but it will out. That which dominates our imaginations and our thoughts will determine our lives, and our character. Therefore, it behooves us to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshipping we are becoming.— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday, September 09, 2006

Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity. — Viktor Frankl

Friday, September 08, 2006

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. — C. S. Lewis

Thursday, September 07, 2006

We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting. — Samuel Johnson

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. — Bob Hope

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

It is not our circumstances that create our discontent or contentment. It is us. — Vivian Greene

Monday, September 04, 2006

My favorite color is chocolate. — Homer Simpson

Sunday, September 03, 2006

Worship is first and foremost for His [God's] benefit, not ours, though it is marvelous to discover that in giving Him pleasure, we ourselves enter into what can become our richest and most wholesome experience in life. — Graham Kendrick

Saturday, September 02, 2006

Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy. — Robert Anthony

Friday, September 01, 2006

Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen? — Friedrich Nietzsche