Monday, July 19, 2010

The morning cup of coffee has an exhilaration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce.

-Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr

Monday, July 5, 2010

Lose an hour in the morning, and you will be all day hunting for it.

-Richard Whately

Winter: There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you.... In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season on each other; only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer, quiet stretches when you can savor belonging to yourself.

-Ruth Stout

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency
they're going to catch you in next.

-Franklin P. Jones

I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.

-Edna St. Vincent Millay, "Afternoon on a Hill"

Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going to fast -
you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.

-Eddie Cantor

"Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did."

-Dr William Butler, 17th century English writer

"Who would ever think that so much went on in the soul of a young girl?"
-Anne Frank