My mother used to say that there are no strangers, only friends you haven't met yet. She's now in a maximum security twilight home in Australia.
I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water-bath is to the body.
Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.
We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax.
... every advance in social progress removes us more and more from the guidance of instinct, obliging us to depend upon reason for the assurance that our habits are really agreeable to the laws of health.
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.
SHOT DOWN: The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan RuthSteve Snyder
An Amazon #1 Best Seller and winner of 15 national book awards, SHOT DOWN is set within the framework of World War II in Europe and recounts the dramatic experiences of each member of a ten man B-17 bomber crew after their plane, piloted by the author's father, was knocked out of the sky by ...
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.
Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.
The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
I wish more and more that health were studied half as much as disease is. Why, with all the endowment of research against cancer is no study made of those who are free from cancer? Why not inquire what foods they eat, what habits of body and mind they cultivate? And why never study animals in health and natural surroundings? why always sickened ...Read more
She wears her clothes as if they were thrown on with a pitchfork.
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
When you know to laugh and when to look upon things as too absurd to take seriously, the other person is ashamed to carry through even if he was serious about it.
If you're not feeling good about you, what you're wearing outside doesn't mean a thing.
I have always had the feeling I could do anything and my dad told me I could. I was in college before I found out he might be wrong.
I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.
It is not good to see people who have been pretending strength all their lives lose it even for a minute.