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Day February 7, 2011

Nature gave men two ends–one to sit on and one to think with.  Ever since then man’s success or failure has been dependent on the one he used most.  ~ George R. Kirkpatrick

Make somebody happy today.  Mind your own business.  ~ Ann Landers

All philosophy in two words; sustain and abstain.  ~ Epictetus

If you hate your lot but wouldn’t trade it, it’s not your lot you hate.  ~ Mignon McLaughlin

The day will happen whether or not you get up.  ~ John Ciardi

Whatever you are be a good one.  ~ Abraham Lincoln

And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance, I hope you dance. ~ Lee Anne Womak (“I Hope You Dance”)

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming. ~ Pablo Neruda

If I could be any part of you, I’d be your tears. To be conceived in your heart, born in your eyes, live on your cheeks, and die on your lips. ~ Shane Koyczan (?)

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.  Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience. ~ Samuel Johnson

Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. ~ Robert Heinlein

Men in the game are blind to what men looking on see clearly. ~ Chinese proverb

Nobody loves me but my mother, and she could be jivin’ too. ~ B.B. King

I can explain it for you, but I can’t understand it for you. ~ Anonymous

Dictatorship (n):  a form of government under which everything which is not prohibited is compulsory. ~ Anonymous

Do not write so that you can be understood; write so that you cannot be misunderstood. ~ Epictetus

Adventure:  the land between entertainment and panic. ~ Anonymous

“I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing”

I could stay awake just to hear you breathing Watch you smile while you are sleeping While you’re far away and dreaming I could spend my life in this sweet surrender I could stay lost in this moment forever Every moment spent with you Is a moment I treasure. ~ Aerosmith (“I Don’t Want to […]

I drifted into photography the way one drifts into prostitution.  First I did it to please myself, then I did it to please my friends… and eventually I did it for money. ~ Philippe Halsman

The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. ~ William James

Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia. ~ E. L. Doctorow

There is no such thing as death; life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves. ~ Bill Hicks

You make the world you move through as you move through the world that makes you. ~ Anonymous

Look it up, you’ll remember it longer.  Screw it up, and you’ll remember it forever! ~ Anonymous

Before Xerox, five carbons were the maximum extension of anybody’s ego. ~ Anonymous

Commute, work, commute, sleep, commute, work, commute, sleep . . .

In a society that has abolished all adventure, the only adventure left is to abolish that society. ~ Anonymous

The cause of all wars, riots and injustices is the existence of property. ~ St. Augustine

They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price. ~ Kahlil Gibran

Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail.  ~ Henry Wheeler Shaw

Money may be the husk of many things but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintance, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or happiness. ~ Henrik Ibsen