Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Thought for Today

"The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults."

~~~~~ Alexis de Tocqueville

Monday, July 28, 2014

Thought for Today

"Wake the power within thee slumbering, trim the plot that's in thy keeping, thou wilt bless the task when reaping sweet labour's prize."

~~~~~ John Stuart Blackie

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Thought for Today

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

~~~~~ Hilaire Belloc

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Thought for Today

"There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self."

~~~~~ Aldous Huxley

Friday, July 25, 2014

Thought for Today

"Every friend to the liberty of his country is bound to reflect, and step forward to prevent the dreadful consequences which shall result from a government of events."

~~~~~ Henry Knox

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Thought for Today

"We need not worry so much about what man descends from – it's what he descends to that shames the human race."

~~~~~ Hal Boyle

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Thought for Today

"No artist work is so high, so noble, so grand, so enduring, so important for all time, as the making of character of a child."

~~~~~ Charlotte Saunders Cushman

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Thought for Today

"Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways."

~~~~~ Stephen Vincent Benet

Monday, July 21, 2014

Thought for Today

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

~~~~~ Matthew Prior

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Thought for Today

"How fortune brings to earth the over-sure!"

~~~~~ Petrarch