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Day September 2, 2012

When people go through something rough in life, they say, “I’m taking it one day at a time.”  Yes, so is everybody.  Because that’s how time works. ~ Hannibal Buress

There’s nothing like a gleam of humor to reassure you that a fellow human being is ticking inside a strange face. ~ Eva Hoffman

The truth needs so little rehearsal. ~ Barbara Kingsolver

Just because you’re offended doesn’t mean you’re in the right. ~ Ricky Gervais

It would be interesting to find out what goes on in that moment when someone looks at you and draws all sorts of conclusions. ~ Malcolm Gladwell

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. ~ Anna Quindien

Talent is only a starting point. ~ Irving Berlin

Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired. ~ Martha Graham

One day of practice is like one day of clean living.  It doesn’t do you any good. ~ Abe Lemons

An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he’s in.  He treats his failures simply as practice shots. ~ Charles Kettering

Good, better, best.  Never let it rest.  Until your good is better and your better is best. ~ Tim Duncan

People may claim to hate puns, but most true word lovers have groaned to like them. ~ Jay Heinrichs

Seeing her friend Sally wearing a new locket, Meg asks if there is a memento of some sort inside.  “Yes,” says Sally, “a lock of my husband’s hair.” “But Larry’s still alive.” “I know, but his hair is gone.”

Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator.  But among those whom I love, I can:  All of them make me laugh. ~ W. H. Auden

The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for. ~ Maureen Dowd

Pretending is a very valuable life skill. ~ Meryl Streep

One great thing I noticed about living by myself:  All of my annoying habits seemed to have disappeared. ~ Merrill Markoe

To swear off making mistakes is very easy.  All you have to do is swear off having ideas. ~ Leo Burnett

If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude. ~ Amy Tan

I’m only responsible for what I say—not for what you understand.

Don’t look back; you’re not going that way

Hey, you there!  Yeah, you, the one sitting at the computer reading this—smile, you’re beautiful.  

Childhood cancer is the number one disease killer of children under age 15.

Another belief of mine:  that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise. ~ Margaret Atwood