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Month September 2011

It can take a surprisingly long time to get from one part of my mind to another. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant  

Strange as it may seem, my life is based on a true story. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant  

What’s the difference between snowmen and snowladies?  Snowballs.  

How can I be sure I’ve succeeded if I can’t remember what I was trying to do? ~ Ashleigh Brilliant   

You can lead people to knowledge but you can’t make them think. ~  Chicago Tribune  

Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer  

I felt suddenly shy. I was not used to shy.  I was used to shame.  Shyness is when you turn your head away from something you want.  Shame is when you turn your head away from something you do not want. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer  

It isn’t the load that breaks us down, it’s the way we carry it.  

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.  Most of us have gears we never use. ~ Charles Schulz  

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading!

If hunger is not the problem, then food is not the answer.  

Nothing is more painful than regret.  

Jesus can walk on water. Humans are 65% water. I can walk on humans. I am 65% Jesus. (thanks Nicole Valen)

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. ~ Marilyn Monroe  

I don’t know why they call them Cheerios; I ate an entire box and didn’t feel any happier!  ~ Neil Leckman  

If I have multiple personalities, will I taste better to a zombie, or is the effort simply wasted?  I’ve talked it over with myself, and neither of us could agree if that is true or not! ~ Neil Leckman    

I have my moments; I just can’t remember where I put them. ~ Neil Leckman  

If you judge people, you have no time to love them. ~ Mother Teresa  

Capability is its own motivation.  

One day everything will be all right, that is our hope.  Everything is OK today, that is our illusion. ~ Voltaire  

Bad breath is better than no breath at all.  

Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr  

Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  

I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit. ~  John Steinbeck  

I always wonder how many potholes there are in the road less taken. I mean it’s great to go where others don’t, but is it maintained? ~ Neil Leckman  

When they outlaw evolution, only outlaws will evolve. ~ Anonymous  

No one wants advice–only corroboration. ~ John Steinbeck  

No man really knows about other human beings.  The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself. ~ John Steinbeck  

Power does not corrupt.  Fear corrupts… perhaps the fear of a loss of power. ~ John Steinbeck  

Sectional football games have the glory and the despair of war, and when a Texas team takes the field against a foreign state, it is an army with banners. ~ John Steinbeck  

We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it. ~ John Steinbeck  

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go. ~ Margaret Walker  

A man is given the choice between loving women and understanding them. ~ Ninon de L’Enclos  

I have no riches but my thoughts. Yet these are wealth enough for me. ~ Sara Teasdale  

The crime of loving is forgetting. ~ Maurice Chevalier  

My life is every moment of my life. It is not a culmination of the past. ~ Hugh Leonard  

There is always something left to love.  And if you ain’t learned that, you ain’t learned nothing. ~ Lorraine Hansberry  

Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization. ~ Lincoln Steffens  

For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. ~ Nelson Mandela  

I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man. ~ Nelson Mandela  

Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all. ~ Nelson Mandela  

Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will. ~ Nelson Mandela  

There is no passion to be found playing small–in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. ~ Nelson Mandela  

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered. ~ Nelson Mandela  

Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they’re already asleep. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr  

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  

Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There’s plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to be forward, backwards, or sideways. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  

You can’t hire someone to practice for you. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  

You either make dust or eat dust. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.