Sunday, February 29, 2004

"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything."
-Mark Twain

Saturday, February 28, 2004

"The waste basket is a writer's best friend."
-Isaac Bashevis Singer

Friday, February 27, 2004

"The louder he talked of his honour, the faster we counted our spoons."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday, February 26, 2004

To make a prairie it takes clover and one bee
one clover, and a bee,
and revery
The revery alone will do
if bees are few.
-Emily Dickinson

Wednesday, February 25, 2004

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear."
-Mark Twain

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

"A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something."
-Jean Cocteau

Monday, February 23, 2004

"What is defeat? Nothing but education, nothing but the first step toward something better."
-Wendell Phillips

Sunday, February 22, 2004

"Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people."
-Harry Emerson Fosdick

Saturday, February 21, 2004

"If you think education is expensive--try ignorance."
-Derek Bok

Friday, February 20, 2004

Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, not the trees.
-Revelations 7:3

Thursday, February 19, 2004

"Learn to see God in all persons, of whatever race or creed. You will know what divine love is when you begin to feel your oneness with every human being, not before. In mutual service we forget the little self and glimpse the one measureless self, the spirit that unifies all men."
-Paramahansa Yogananda

Wednesday, February 18, 2004

"One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude."
-Carl Sandburg

Tuesday, February 17, 2004

"You always pass failure on the way to success."
-Mickey Rooney

Monday, February 16, 2004

"My own experience if that once a story has been written, one has to cross out the beginning and the end. It is there that we authors do most of our lying ... one must ruthlessly suppress everything that is not concerned with the subject. If, in the first chapter, you say there is a gun hanging on the wall, you should make quite sure that it is going to be used further on the story."
-Anton Chekhov

Sunday, February 15, 2004

"It is well with me only when I have a chisel in my hand."

Saturday, February 14, 2004

Happy Valentines Day

This is my commandment, that ye love one another, even as I have loved you. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friend.
-John 15:12-13

Friday, February 13, 2004

"Make thy books thy companions. Let thy cases and shelves be thy pleasure grounds and gardens."
-Judah ibn-Tibbon

Thursday, February 12, 2004

"We like winning. We've tried both and winning is better. But don't believe that winning is really everything. It's more important to stand for something. If you don't stand for something, what do you win?"
-Lane Kirkland

Wednesday, February 11, 2004

"Make voyages! Attempt them ... there's nothing else."
-Tennessee Williams

Tuesday, February 10, 2004

"A writer should concern himself with whatever absorbs his fancy, stirs his heart, and unlimbers his typewriter ... a writer has the duty to be good, not lousy; true, not false; lively, not dull; accurate, not full of error. He should tend to lift people up, not lower them down."
-E.B. White

Monday, February 09, 2004

"Attempt the impossible to improve your work."
-Bette Davis

Sunday, February 08, 2004

"If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are. For where you were pleased with yourself there you have remained. But once you have said, 'It is enough,' you are lost. Keep adding, keep walking, keep advancing; do not stop, do not turn back, do not turn from the straight road."
-St. Augustine

Saturday, February 07, 2004

"If you practice an art, be proud of it and make it proud of you ... It may break your heart, but it will fill your heart before it breaks it: it will make you a person in your own right."
-Maxwell Anderson

Friday, February 06, 2004

"Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level."
-Max L. Forman

Thursday, February 05, 2004

Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.
-1 Corinthians 9:24

Wednesday, February 04, 2004

"In the long run men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high."
-Henry David Thoreau

Tuesday, February 03, 2004

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.
-Proverbs 23:22

Monday, February 02, 2004

"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with rain."
-Dolly Parton

Sunday, February 01, 2004

Neglect not the gift that is in thee.
-1 Timothy 4:14