May 31, 2012

#47

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
~William Butler Yeats

May 30, 2012

#46

"I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best."
~Marilyn Monroe

May 29, 2012

#45

"I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom. "
~Simone de Beauvoir

May 28, 2012

#44

"There are those, I know, who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American dream."
~Archibald MacLeish

May 27, 2012

#43

"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it."
~from To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

May 26, 2012

#42

"I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will."
~Jane Eyre from Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

May 25, 2012

#41

“If they give you lined paper, write the other way."
~William Carlos Williams

May 24, 2012

#40

“If there is a book you want to read but isn't written yet, write it."
~Shel Silverstein

May 23, 2012

#39

“That age is best which is the first, / When youth and blood are warmer..."
~from "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" by Robert Herrick

May 22, 2012

#38

“Life is just a big extended improvisation."
~Jane Lynch

May 10, 2012

#37

 In memory of Maurice Sendak
 (June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012)
“Let the wild rumpus start!"
~from Where the Wild Things Are~

May 8, 2012

#36

“A poem is a naked person... Some people say that I am a poet."
~Bob Dylan

May 7, 2012

#35

“There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love."
~Christopher Morley

May 6, 2012

#34

“I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then."
~from Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

May 5, 2012

#33

“Never let anyone shame you into doing anything you don't choose to do. Keep your identity."
~from Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

May 4, 2012

#32

“Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed"
~William Blake

May 3, 2012

#31

“We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way we can liberate ourselves."
~Rita Hayworth

May 2, 2012

#30

“It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important."
~from The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

May 1, 2012

#29

“Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering."
~from Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne