Archived Quotes from February 2018

When I get older, losing my hair, many years from now.
Will you still be sending me a valentine,
Birthday greetings, bottle of wine?
If I'd been out to quarter to three, would you lock the door?
Will you still need me,  will you still feed me,
When I'm sixty-four?

~~John Lennon [song, When I'm Sixty-Four, 1967]



There's always a hunger, when you're young, to go from peak to peak and avoid the valleys.  I had a pretty hilariously gloomy few years in the '70s.  But today I'm quite at home wandering those valleys and occasionally climbing a peak. ~~ Peter O'Toole



You! ~~ Gavin Ewart [The Lover Writes a One-Word Poem]



Sometimes when almost everything is wrong, one thing is so right you would do it all again. ~~ Alice Randall



If the only way I can make myself look good is to criticize you, something is seriously wrong with me. ~~ Warren Wiersbe



Being a sports fan is a complex matter, in part irrational… but not unworthy… a relief from the seriousness of the real world, with its unending pressures and often grave obligations. ~~ Richard Gilman



Relish everything that's inside of you, the imperfections, the darkness, the richness and light and everything.  And that makes for a full life. ~~ Anthony Hopkins



In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are the two most interesting food towns.  In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli. There's no mediocrity accepted. ~~ Mario Batali



If anyone gives you criticism that starts off "you should," or "you shouldn't," walk away immediately. ~~ Paul Westerberg



Once I looked into the mirror and saw my father's tired eyes look back at me; reaching to smooth a vagrant hair, Mother's wrinkled hand.  Age came upon me unaware. ~~ Helen Rul Lawler



All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt. ~~ Charles M. Schulz



It's when you write 'I LOVE YOU' in the sand, that the ocean carries your message to all of those that sail upon her. ~~ Anthony T. Hincks



It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together … and I knew it. – Tom Hanks in Sleepless In Seattle



I love you.
I know. – Han to Leia (AND Leia to Han) [Star Wars]



There is a social burden placed on schools by poverty, drug abuse, violence, and hopelessness.  Troubled children carry the ills of their homes and neighborhoods into their classrooms every day.  In too many parts of the United States, teachers must feed their students' bodies and souls before they can even begin to feed their minds. ~~ Nan Stone



Time always seems long to the child who is waiting--for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grown-up; long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day. ~~ Dag Hammarskjold



If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee. ~~ Abraham Lincoln



Die when I may, I want it said of me by those who know me best, that I have always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow. ~~ Abraham Lincoln



We should never despair, our Situation before has been unpromising and has changed for the better, so I trust, it will again. If new difficulties arise, we must only put forth New Exertions and proportion our Efforts to the exigency of the times. ~~ George Washington



I've always worried a lot and frankly I'm good at it. ~~ Erma Bombeck



It's better to be known by six people for something you're proud of than by sixty million for something you're not. ~~ Albert Brooks



Trust your gut.  It doesn't know how to lie. ~~ Elvis Presley



There are two kinds of people in the world:  people who love to shop at outlets, and people who would rather drag their nails across a chalkboard. ~~ Tom Longshaw [The Rock Hill, South Carolina Herald]



I'm learning in my old age that the only thing you can do to keep your sanity is to stay in the moment. ~~ Willem Dafoe



Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness. ~~ Max Ehrmann



Home is where life makes up its mind. ~~ Hazen Werner



That's it, baby, when you got it, flaunt it. ~~ Mel Brooks



If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased. ~~ Katharine Hepburn