August 30, 2014

Toni Morrison: Birth, life,...

Birth, life, and death - each took place on the hidden side of a leaf.
/Toni Morrison/

August 29, 2014

Mahatma Gandhi: Freedom is...

Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?
/Mahatma Gandhi/

Andrew Jackson: I feel...

I feel in the depths of my soul that it is the highest, most sacred, and most irreversible part of my obligation to preserve the union of these states, although it may cost me my life.
/Andrew Jackson/

August 22, 2014

Clive James: A life...

A life without fame can be a good life, but fame without a life is no life at all.
/Clive James/

Virginia Hamilton: The meaning...

The meaning of the Street in all ways and at all times is the need for sharing life with others and the search for community.
/Virginia Hamilton/

August 17, 2014

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Nor knowest...

Nor knowest thou what argument<br>Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent.<br>All are needed by each one;<br>Nothing is fair or good alone.
/Ralph Waldo Emerson/

August 16, 2014

Charles F. Kettering: My interest...

My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.
/Charles F. Kettering/

May Sarton: A garden...

A garden is always a series of losses set against a few triumphs, like life itself.
/May Sarton/

Millard Fuller: It's not...

It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts.
/Millard Fuller/

August 15, 2014

Jim Bouton: You spend...

You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.
/Jim Bouton/

George Takei: I spent...

I spent my boyhood behind the barbed wire fences of American internment camps and that part of my life is something that I wanted to share with more people.
/George Takei/

August 13, 2014

Logan P. Smith: People say...

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
/Logan P. Smith/

Oscar Wilde: It is...

It is sometimes said that the tragedy of an artist's life is that he cannot realise his ideal. But the true tragedy that dogs the steps of most artists is that they realise their ideal too absolutely. For, when the ideal is realised, it is robbed of its wonder and its mystery, and becomes simply a new starting-point for an ideal that is other than itself.
/Oscar Wilde/

S. D. Gordon: Easter spells...

Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.
/S. D. Gordon/

August 07, 2014