Atkins is the diet where you eat nothing but bacon for 6 or 7 months straight, and at the end of it all, you've lost weight. Because you died.--Michael Ian Black
Laughter shall drown the raucous shout And, though the sheltering walls are thin May they be strong to keep hate out And hold love in. --Louis Untermeyer
You and I have lips to kiss and sing with-e.e. cummings
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee/And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me- Robert Frost
I can will knowledge, but not wisdom; going to bed, but not sleeping; eating, but not hunger; meekness, but not humility; scrupulosity, but not virtue; self-assertion or bravado, but not courage; lust, but not love; commiseration, but not sympathy; congratulations, but not admiration; religiosity, but not faith; reading, but not understanding.- Leslie Farber
Love is the answer when there is no question.-Kent Bach
Let up a little on the wonder-why and give your heart a try.- 'Twas the Night Before Christmas Theme Song.
As I'm sure you know, a good night's sleep helps you perform well in school, and so if you are a student you should always get a good night's sleep unless you have come to the good part of your book, and then you should stay up all night and let your schoolwork fall by the wayside, a phrase which here means "flunk."- Lemony Snicket, A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Austere Academy
Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing things historians usually record-- while, on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing songs, write poetry, whittle statues. The story of civilization is the story of what happens on the banks.- Will Durant, The Story of Civilization
The older I get, the more convinced I am that the space between communicating human beings can be hallowed ground.- Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers Day Calendar
Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant, filled with odd waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like.- Lemony Snicket, A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Slippery Slope
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase- Martin Luther King, Jr.
I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change. I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.- Erica Jong
What we do is not what defines us, what defines us is how far we rise after falling.- Unknown