Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Thought for Today

"The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through."

~~~~~ Alexis de Tocqueville

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Thought for Today

"I don't think that science is complete at all. We don't understand everything, and one can see, within science itself, there are many inconsistencies. We just have to accept that we don't understand."

~~~~~ Charles H. Townes

Monday, July 27, 2015

Thought for Today

"When I am dead, I hope it may be said:
His sins were scarlet, but his books were read."

~~~~~ Hilaire Belloc

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Thought for Today

"We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them."

~~~~~ Carl Jung

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Friday, July 24, 2015

Thought for Today

"The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance."

~~~~~ John Philpot Curran

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Thought for Today

"People who want to understand democracy should spend less time in the library with Aristotle and more time on the buses and in the subway."

~~~~~ Simeon Strunsky

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Thought for Today

"Painting will have to deal more fully and less obliquely with life and nature's phenomena before it can again become great."

~~~~~ Edward Hopper

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Thought for Today

"They never taste who always drink:
They always talk, who never think."

~~~~~ Matthew Prior