OCTOBER 2013



"A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort."
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"You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality."
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"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
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"The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work."
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I have accepted fear as part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back...
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
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Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
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It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem.
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To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer
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I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific.
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I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
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The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory.
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All things are difficult before they are easy.
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Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
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Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
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Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds yxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

The one you allow to anger you, conquers you.
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Life is like a novel. It's filled with suspense. You have no idea what is going to happen until you turn the page.
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The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.'
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What some people mistake for the high cost of living is really the cost of high living.
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Men who never get carried away should be.
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Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, "Where have I gone wrong?"
Then a voice says to me, "This is going to take more than one night."
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Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow.
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For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
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You know, life fractures us all into little pieces. It harms us, but it's how we glue those fractures back together that make us stronger.
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Give yourself entirely to those around you. Be generous with your blessings. A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.
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When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love - then make that day count!
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I look to the future because that's where I'm going to spend the rest of my life.
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Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
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Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
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If you don't know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.
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That's the funny thing about havin' a kid. They come with their own set of problems; make everything else you were worried about seem kinda silly.
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Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
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Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.
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If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
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A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
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No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.
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The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think it's their fault.
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I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks.
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Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
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The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
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