Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Thought for Today

"When your outgo exceeds your income, the upshot may be your downfall."

~~~~~ Paul Harvey

Monday, November 29, 2010

Thought for Today

"There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all."

~~~~~ Peter Drucker

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Thought for Today

"The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive."

~~~~~ Thomas Jefferson

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Friday, November 26, 2010

Thought for Today

"Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you."

~~~~~ Carl Sandburg

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Thought for Today

"We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight."

~~~~~ President Calvin Coolidge

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Tuesday, November 23, 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

Monday, November 22, 2010

Thought for Today

"People in their handlings of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure."

~~~~~ Lao Tzu

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Thought for Today

"A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better."

~~~~~ Stephen Leacock

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Thought for Today

"The federal deficit is outrageous. For years I've asked that we stop pushing onto our children the excesses of our government. And what the Congress finally needs to do is pass a constitutional amendment that mandates a balanced budget – and forces government to live within its means. States, cities, and the families of America balance their budgets. Why can't we?"

~~~~~ Ronald Reagan

Friday, November 19, 2010

Thought for Today

"There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you."

~~~~~ William Hazlitt

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Thought for Today

"The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries."

~~~~~ Winston Churchill

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Thought for Today

"I would rather die than do something which I know to be a sin, or to be against God's will."

~~~~~ Joan of Arc

Monday, November 15, 2010

Thought for Today

"The proverb warns that 'You should not bite the hand that feeds you.' But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself."

~~~~~ Thomas Szasz

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Thought for Today

"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."

~~~~~ Robert A. Heinlein

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Thought for Today

"What is a moderate interpretation of the text? Halfway between what it really means and what you'd like it to mean?"

~~~~~ Antonin Scalia

Friday, November 12, 2010

Thought for Today

"Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death."

~~~~~ Omar N. Bradley

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Thought for Today

"In the days ahead we need to systematically redevelop our approach to this [terrorism] problem, recognizing that the worst outcome of all is one in which terrorists succeed in transforming an open democracy into a closed fortress."

~~~~~ Ronald Reagan

Monday, November 8, 2010

Thought for Today

"From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned."

~~~~~ Charles Sumner

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Thought for Today

"We live in a world of guns, bombs and terror. To conquer hate seems a nigh-impossible task."

~~~~~ Theodore Bikel

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Thought for Today

"No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it."

~~~~~ Ovid

Friday, November 5, 2010

Thought for Today

"No tendency is quite so strong in human nature as the desire to lay down rules of conduct for other people."

~~~~~ William Howard Taft

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Thought for Today

"If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance."

~~~~~ Orville Wright

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Thought for Today

"What people fail to appreciate is that the currency of corruption in elective office is, not money, but votes."

~~~~~ James L. Buckley

Monday, November 1, 2010

Thought for Today

"One of the annoying things about believing in free will and individual responsibility is the difficulty in finding someone to blame your troubles on. And when you do find someone, it's remarkable how often their picture turns up on your driver's license."

~~~~~ P.J. O'Rourke