Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Thought for Today

"There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks."

~~~~~ David Lloyd George

Monday, August 30, 2010

Thought for Today

"The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power."

~~~~~ Daniel Webster

Sunday, August 29, 2010

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

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Thought for Today

"If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience."

~~~~~ Robert Fulghum

Friday, August 27, 2010

Thought for Today

"The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men and women in it."

~~~~~ John Ruskin

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Thought for Today

"The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries."

~~~~~ James Madison

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Thought for Today

"It is immoral from almost any point of view to refuse to defend yourself and others from very grave and terrible threats, even as there are limits to the means that can be used in such defense."

~~~~~ Herman Kahn

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Thought for Today

"As a result of America's efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom, blacks in America are now the freest and richest black people anywhere on the face of the earth including all of the nations that are ruled by blacks."

~~~~~ David Horowitz

Monday, August 23, 2010

Thought for Today

"The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes."

~~~~~ Aristotle

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Thought for Today

"There's no particular relationship between spending and educational results. Most education spending is actually on salaries, and that's allocated according to political muscle."

~~~~~ Peter Brimelow

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Thought for Today

"People shop for a bathing suit with more care than they do a husband or wife. The rules are the same. Look for something you'll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow."

~~~~~ Erma Bombeck

Friday, August 20, 2010

Thought for Today

"The public, more often than not, will forgive mistakes, but it will not forgive trying to wriggle and weasel out of one."

~~~~~ Lewis Grizzard

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Thought for Today

"We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already."

~~~~~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Thought for Today

"How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without great labor be found, that it should be by almost all men neglected? But all things excellent are as difficult as they are rare."

~~~~~ Baruch Spinoza

Monday, August 16, 2010

Thought for Today

"Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences."

~~~~~ Freeman Dyson

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Thought for Today

"I know of no higher fortitude than stubborness in the face of overwhelming odds."

~~~~~ Louis Nizer

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Thought for Today

"The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes."

~~~~~ Lao Tzu

Friday, August 13, 2010

Thought for Today

"Here the skeptic finds chaos and the believer further evidence that the hand that made us is divine."

~~~~~ Robert Moses

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Thought for Today

"Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday."

~~~~~ John Wayne

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Thought for Today

"Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't."

~~~~~ R. Buckminster Fuller

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Monday, August 9, 2010

Thought for Today

"In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution."

~~~~~ Alexander Hamilton

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Thought for Today

"Whatever government is not a government of laws, is a despotism, let it be called what it may."

~~~~~ Daniel Webster

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Thought for Today

"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, he knows something."

~~~~~ Wilson Mizner

Friday, August 6, 2010

Thought for Today

"And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning."

~~~~~ Isaac Asimov

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Thought for Today

"There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to be constantly under the observation of good men."

~~~~~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Thought for Today

"I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed."

~~~~~ Booker T. Washington

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Monday, August 2, 2010

Thought for Today

"Fighting terrorism is not unlike fighting a deadly cancer. It can't be treated just where it's visible – every diseased cell in the body must be destroyed."

~~~~~ Col. David Hackworth

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Thought for Today

"The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position."

~~~~~ Leo Buscaglia