People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas
If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.
Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.
Remember God's bounty in the year. String the pearls of His favor. Hide the dark parts, except so far as they are breaking out in light! Give this one day to thanks, to joy, to gratitude!
It comes every year and will go on forever. And along with Christmas belong the keepsakes and the customs. Those humble, everyday things a mother clings to, and ponders, like Mary in the secret spaces of her heart.
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
Each year one vicious habit rooted out, in time might make the worst man good throughout.
All fits of pleasure are balanced by an equal degree of pain or languor; it is like spending this year part of the next year's revenues
Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year
A house full of sunshine,
Hearts full of cheer,
Love that grows deeper
each day of the year.
Christmas is the time for looking ahead courageously through the gates of the swiftly approaching new year ... of resolving that the coming months will reflect a kinder, more forgiving and less heedless person than mirrored in the past.
Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.
The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows.
The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul
Labor Day differs in every essential from other holidays of the year in any country. All other holidays are in a more or less degree connected with conflict and battles of man’s prowess over man, of strife and discord for greed and power, of glories achieved by one nation over another. Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation.
Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.
Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.
Racism isn't born, folks, it's taught. I have a two-year-old son. You know what he hates? Naps! End of list.
I think a man ought to get drunk at least twice a year just on principle, so he won't let himself get snotty about it.
It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea.
Everything is twice as large, measured on a three-year-old's three-foot scale on a thirty-year-old's six-foot scale.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!
A life without love is like a year without summer.
Any man who makes a speech more than six times a year is bound to repeat himself, not because he has little to say, but because he wants applause and the old stuff gets it