Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Thomas Merton (1915-1968)

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Buddha (5th cent BC)

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

Friday, April 26, 2013

St. Augustine (354-430)

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Janis Joplin (1943-1970)

Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Oprah Winfrey

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Tom Waits

George Bush is a fan of mine, he came to see me in the Seventies. His coke dealer brought him.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Lucille Ball (1911-1989)

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Cass Elliot (1941-1974)

If you truly dig what you are doing, if you lay it out that way, nobody can not respond. That's what rock and roll is; it's relentless."

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Stephen King

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Pablo Neruda (1904-1973)

''A bibliophile of little means is likely to suffer often. Books don't slip from his hands but fly past him through the air, high as birds, high as prices.''
Pablo Neruda (1904-1973), Chilean poet. Memoirs, ch. 11 (1974, trans. 1977).

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Bob Marley (1945-1981)

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Buddha (500BC)

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

John Keats (1795-1821)

Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Mignon Mclaughlin (1913-1983)

For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.

Monday, April 1, 2013

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment.