Friday, November 30, 2012

Maya Angelou

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Wallace Stevens (1879-1955)

After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of the world hangs.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Black Elk (1863-1950)

Now suddenly there was nothing but a world of cloud, and we three were there alone in the middle of a great white plain with snowy hills and mountains staring at us; and it was very still; but there were whispers.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Lily Tomlin

“Remember we're all in this alone.”

Monday, November 26, 2012

Mignon Mclaughlin (1913-1983)

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Gordon Lightfoot

Turning back the pages of my sweet shattered dream, I wonder if she'll ever do the same; And the thing that I call living is just being satisfied With knowing I've got no one left to blame.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Buddha (563 BC-483 BC)

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Lao Tzu

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Bruce Lee (1940-1973)

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Christopher Reeve (1952-2004)

You play the hand you're dealt. I think the game's worthwhile.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)

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

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Hugh Hefner

I always say now that I'm in my blonde years. Because since the end of my marriage, all of my girlfriends have been blonde.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Bill Gates

Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Ringo Starr

That's all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Paul Klee (1879-1940)

The painter should not paint what he sees, but what will be seen.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Joni Mitchell

I don't understand why Europeans and South Americans can take more sophistication. Why is it that Americans need to hear their happiness major and their tragedy minor, and as jazzy as they can handle is a seventh chord? Are they not experiencing complex emotions?

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Jerry Garcia (1942-1995)

Stuff that's hidden and murky and ambiguous is scary because you don't know what it does.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Lao Tzu (c.604 BC.- 531 BC)

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Osar Wilde (1854-1900)

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Buddha (c.500 BC)

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Van Morrison

The future is keeping you out of the present time.