Monday, September 30, 2002

"How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December
is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get
so late so soon?"
--Dr. Seuss
"You're in pretty good shape for the shape you are in."
--Dr. Seuss You're Only Old Once

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter
and those who matter don't mind."
--Dr. Seuss
"I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary
ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of
a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's
--Dr. Seuss
"From here to there, from there to here, funny things are everywhere."
"Today was good, today was fun, tomorrow is another one."
"When at last we are sure, You've been properly pilled, Then a few paper
forms, Must be properly filled. So that you and your heirs, May be properly

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get
better. It's not."
--Dr. Seuss The Lorax
You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself
Any direction you choose.
You're on your own.
And you know what you know.
And YOU are the guy
Who'll decide where to go.
--Dr. Seuss Oh, the Places You'll Go!
"You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by
yourself, sitting alone in a room."
"I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and
some from behind."
--Dr. Seuss I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew
"A stupid horse and and chariot...chariot pulled by flying
cat...flying cat pulling Viking ship...Viking ship sailing up a
volcano...Volcano blowing hearts and diamonds & clubs...I saw a giant eight
miles tall...who took the cards 52 in all...And this is a story that no one
can beat…. I saw it all happen on Mulberry Street.
--these are the first words, as explained by Dr. Seuss, that he ever wrote
as far as children's literature… "I put them down in a bar at M.S. Kungshold
sometime during the summer of 1936. I wrote them for only reason. I was
trying to keep my mind off the storm that was going on."
This is a poem Dr. Seuss wrote about death called I AM PREPARED…..
"When I cross the Bar of the Great Blue Be yonder
I know that my Maker, without pause or ponder,
Will welcome my soul. For my record is scar-less
I've eaten no oysters in months that are R-less."
"So be sure when you step.
Step with care and great tact
and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act.
Just never forget to be dexterous and deft.
And never mix up your right foot with your left."

--Dr. Seuss Oh, the Places You'll Go!
1) The one who dont know how to die, do not know how
to live.
Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut. --Ernest Hemingway

Sunday, September 29, 2002

The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
-- Lady Bird Johnson
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
- George Eliot
Give without remembering and take without forgetting.
- Elizabeth Bibesco
Sad to think that when the letters "WWF" are mentioned, most
of us think of wrestlers before the World Wildlife Fund.
Happiness is never stopping to think if you are
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.
- "Les Miserables", finale
Sooner or later we must realize there is no station, no one place to
arrive at once and for all. The true joy of life is the trip.
~ Robert J. Hastings ("The Station")
And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
~ Erica Jong (How to Save Your Own Life)
"A fool is someone whose pencil wears out before its
eraser does."
_Marilyn vos Savant
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that
you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain
"It's good to have money and the things money can buy, but it's good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven't lost the things money can't buy."
-George Horace Lorimer, American editor of The Saturday Evening Post
The less you talk, the more you are listened to.
~ Unknown~
Life is a paradise for those who love many things
with a passion.
--Leo Buscaglia
The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food.
- Russian proverb
"It is better to deserve honors and not have them than
to have them and not deserve them."
- Mark Twain

Monday, September 23, 2002

"The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after
the revolution."
-Hannah Arendt
Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
- The Dalai Lama
"Life is so fast,
Sometimes i think
IM speeding overtime".
~written by Karen S.Magee~
There is hope for anyone who can look in a mirror and laugh at what they see!
"He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought
will never be able to change reality."
_Anwar el-Sadat, Former President of Egypt
"If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else."
- Marvin Gaye
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience,
but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
"No matter what you've done for yourself or for
humanity, if you can't look back on having given love
and attention to your own family, what have you
really accomplished?"
-Lee Iacocca
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that
is why I succeed.
--- Michael Jordan
"Believe in miracles but don't depend on them."
--- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
In Paris they simply stared when I spoke to them in French; I never did
succeed in making those idiots understand their language."
Mark Twain
I always knew I'd look back at the tears and laugh, but I never thought
that I'd look back at the laughs and cry. -unknown
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the
affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure
the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in
others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden
patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed
easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
--- Emerson
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."
~~Ernest Hemingway

Friday, September 20, 2002

Sometimes I think and other times I am.
~Paul Valéry, Variété: Cantiques spirituels, 1924
"You can make out of your life chicken shit or chicken salad... it's up to you."

Thursday, September 19, 2002

"Don't waste your time on a man/woman, who isn't willing to waste
their time on you." -author unknown
"No man or woman is worth your tears, and the one who is, won't make
you cry." -author unknown
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live
"People who define themselves primarily by what they do, will one day awake
and wonder what they actually did."
- Brian G. Jett
We spend so much time yearning for that special item that will finally make
us happy, that we don't take the time to look around and discover that we
already are.
There is nothing so moving - not even acts of love or hate - as the discovery
that one is not alone.
--- Robert Ardrey
"everybody has the right to make an ass of themself. ya can't let the world
judge you too much." - Harold and Maude
"Friends are those rare people who ask how you are
and then wait to hear the answer."
- Unknown
"Only your real friends tell you when your face is dirty."
- Sicilian Proverb

Monday, September 16, 2002

There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go.
~ Tennessee Williams (Camino Real)
They say you will never be lonely from the start of each day
to its end, if you walk life's pathway with love in your heart,
and side by side with a friend.
--Inspiration By Garborg
"Love, laugh and sing
And all your troubles,
Will be less they seem".
~Karen S.Magee
"The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain
too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives
everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that
can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis
the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and
whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto

---Thomas Paine
That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that you longings
are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You
--- F. Scott Fitzgerald 1896
Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
--- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter -ee cummings

Thursday, September 12, 2002

Friends may move away
And Friends may scatter
But if hearts are loyal
Distance do not matter!
"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever."
--- Napoleon Bonaparte
Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those
voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the
--- Katherine Mansfield 1888
They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them
--Carl W. Buechner

Sunday, September 01, 2002

Anything is possible if you don't know what you are talking about.
- unknown
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is
trying to please everybody.
--- Bill Cosby
"Painting is poetry which is seen and not heard, and poetry is a
painting which is heard and not seen."
-Leonardo Da Vinci
I am an old man and have had many troubles, but most of them never happened.
--- Anon
A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't
feel like it.
-- Alistair Cooke
"If you read a lot of books, you're
considered well-read. But if you
watch a lot of TV, you're not
considered well-viewed."

~~ Lily Tomlin ~~
I have not placed reading before praying because I regard
it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we
must understand what we are praying for.
******Angelina Grimke******
I wish the chat world's "ignore" button was available in
the real world.
- Floyd Maxwell (1957-)
I have always tried to be true to myself, to pick those
battles I felt were important. My ultimate responsibility
is to myself. I could never be anything else.
- Arthur Ashe
Sometimes it is more important to discover what one cannot
do than what one can do.
- Lin Yutang
It was an important moment for me, choosing between what the world
said and what I knew to be true.
~ Judy Chicago
"Anyone who thinks sunshine is happiness has never danced in the rain."
- Unknown
"The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man
while he lives."
-- Albert Schweitzer
People are disturbed not by things, but by the view
that they take of them.
- Epictetus
When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a
microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative
and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what
the hell, leap. ******Cynthia Heimel******
He that does not ask will never get a bargain. - French Proverb