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Sunday, 31 March 2013

199/365 - It has no Taste (Charlotte Brontë)

“Happiness quite unshared 
can scarcely be called happiness; 
it has no taste.”

- Charlotte Brontë

Saturday, 30 March 2013

Friday, 29 March 2013

197/365 - Laughing that Hard (Stephen Chbosky)

“There's nothing like deep breaths 
after laughing that hard.

 Nothing in the world 
like a sore stomach
 for the right reasons.”

  - Stephen Chbosky
(The Perks of Being a Wallflower)

Thursday, 28 March 2013

196/365 - True Happiness (Bertrand Russell)

“Of all forms of caution,
 caution in love
 is perhaps the most fatal 
to true happiness.”

  - Bertrand Russell
(The Conquest of Happiness)

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

195/365 - Remember Sweetness (Chuck Palahniuk)

“It's so hard to forget pain, 
but it's even harder to remember sweetness. 

We have no scar to show for happiness. 
We learn so little from peace.”

  - Chuck Palahniuk

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Monday, 25 March 2013

193/365 - Love is a fire (Joan Crawford)

“Love is a fire.

 But whether it is going to warm your hearth
 or burn down your house,
 you can never tell.”

  - Joan Crawford

Sunday, 24 March 2013

192/365 - Pick themselves up (Winston Churchill)

“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, 
but most of them pick themselves up
 and hurry off 
as if nothing ever happened.”

- Winston Churchill

Saturday, 23 March 2013

191/365 - When I'm awake (Ernest Hemingway)

“I love sleep. 

My life has the tendency to fall apart 
when I'm awake, 
you know?”

  - Ernest Hemingway

Friday, 22 March 2013

190/365 - That which cannot remain silent (Victor Hugo)

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words 
and that which cannot remain silent”

  - Victor Hugo

Thursday, 21 March 2013

189/365 - Back together (Suzanne Collins)

“It takes ten times as long
 to put yourself back together 
as it does to fall apart.”

  - Suzanne Collins

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

188/365 - Answer Promptly (Mark Twain)

“I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, 
and I did.

 I said I didn’t know.” 

  - Mark Twain

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

187/365 - Making Mistakes (George Bernard Shaw)

“A life spent making mistakes 
is not only more honorable, 
but more useful 
than a life spent doing nothing.”

  - George Bernard Shaw

Monday, 18 March 2013

186/365 - Invincible Summer (Albert Camus)

“In the depth of winter, 
I finally learned that within me
 there lay an invincible summer.”

- Albert Camus

Sunday, 17 March 2013

185/365 - A Kind Soul (Shana Abe)

“I heard what you said. 

I’m not the silly romantic you think. 

I don’t want the heavens or the shooting stars. 

I don’t want gemstones or gold.

 I have those things already. 

I want…a steady hand.

 A kind soul.
 I want to fall asleep, and wake,
 knowing my heart is safe. 

I want to love, 
and be loved.”

  - Shana Abé

Saturday, 16 March 2013

184/365 - Never do any harm (Voltaire)

“Let us read, 
and let us dance; 
these two amusements 
will never do any harm to the world.”

  - Voltaire

Friday, 15 March 2013

183/365 - To endure whatever comes (Nicholas Sparks)

“Love is always patient and kind. 

It is never jealous.

 Loves is never boastful or conceited.

 It is never rude or selfish. 

It dose not take offense and is not resentful.

 Love take no pleasure in others people's sins, 
but delights in the truth.

 It is always ready to excuse, 
to trust, to hope, 
and to endure whatever comes.”

- Nicholas Sparks
(A Walk to Remember)

Thursday, 14 March 2013

182/365 - What it takes (Winston Churchill)

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; 
courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”

- Winston Churchill

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

181/365 - Someone like you (Dr. Seuss)

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
Nothing is going to get better.

 It's not.”

  - Dr. Seuss
(The Lorax)

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

180/365 - Dream by day (Edgar Allan Poe)

“Those who dream by day 
are cognizant of many things 
which escape those who dream only by night.”

- Edgar Allan Poe

Monday, 11 March 2013

Sunday, 10 March 2013

178/365 - Dream a new dream (C.S. Lewis)

“You are never too old
 to set another goal 
or to dream a new dream.”

- C.S. Lewis

Saturday, 9 March 2013

177/365 - Definition of your life (Robert Frost)

“Never be bullied into silence.

 Never allow yourself to be made a victim. 

Accept no one’s definition of your life; 
define yourself.”

  - Robert Frost

Friday, 8 March 2013

176/365 - Look fear in the face (Eleanor Roosevelt)

“You gain strength, 
courage and confidence
 by every experience
 in which you really stop
 to look fear in the face. 

You are able to say to yourself, 
'I have lived through this horror. 

I can take the next thing that comes along.' 

You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

- Eleanor Roosevelt
(You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life)

Thursday, 7 March 2013

175/365 - In spite of everything (Anne Frank)

“It's really a wonder
 that I haven't dropped all my ideals, 
because they seem so absurd 
and impossible to carry out. 

Yet I keep them, 
because in spite of everything, 
I still believe that people 
are really good at heart.”

- Anne Frank
(The Diary of a Young Girl)

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

174/365 - Because one is loved (Paulo Coelho)

“One is loved because one is loved. 

No reason is needed for loving.”

  - Paulo Coelho
(The Alchemist)

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

173/365 - Believe them (Maya Angelou)

“The first time someone shows you who they are,
 believe them.”

  - Maya Angelou

Monday, 4 March 2013

172/365 - To do Anything (Chuck Palahniuk)

“It's only after we've lost everything 
that we're free to do anything.”

  - Chuck Palahniuk
(Fight Club)

Sunday, 3 March 2013

171/365 - Changing the world (Leo Tolstoy)

“Everyone thinks of changing the world,
 but no one thinks of changing himself.”

  - Leo Tolstoy

Saturday, 2 March 2013

170/365 - Other People (Oscar Wilde)

“Most people are other people. 

Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, 
their lives a mimicry,
 their passions a quotation.”

  - Oscar Wilde

Friday, 1 March 2013