Saturday, December 20, 2014

Thought for Today

"It is a simple but sometimes forgotten truth that the greatest enemy to present joy and high hopes is the cultivation of retrospective bitterness."

~~~~~ Robert Menzies

Friday, December 19, 2014

Thought for Today

"The way to an American economic comeback, the way to help those out of work today find a paycheck, is to unleash the forces of job creation in America. The source of new jobs isn't going to be the bureaucracies of Washington, but rather the creativity, ingenuity, and hard work of the American people."

~~~~~ Rob Portman

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Thought for Today

"A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation."

~~~~~ Hector Hugh Munro ("Saki")

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Thought for Today

"This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble."

~~~~~ Ludwig van Beethoven

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Thought for Today

"It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to be a master in the truth, because a false philosophy can be made as simple and consistent as one pleases."

~~~~~ George Santayana

Monday, December 15, 2014

Thought for Today

"For reasons that are both fair and foul – but mostly for fair reasons – we have come under the domain of a scientific-management system whose ambitions are endless. They want to manage every second of our lives, every expenditure that we make. And the schools are the training ground to create a population that's easy to manage."

~~~~~ John Taylor Gatto

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Thought for Today

"If we should have to fight, we should be prepared to so so from the neck up instead of from the neck down."

~~~~~ Jimmy Doolittle

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Thought for Today

"Communism possesses a language which every people can understand – its elements are hunger, envy, and death."

~~~~~ Heinrich Heine

Friday, December 12, 2014

Thought for Today

"The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead."

~~~~~ William Lloyd Garrison

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Thought for Today

"It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellow men."

~~~~~ George MacDonald