Monday, October 31, 2011

Thought for Today

"Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual."

~~~~~ Natalie Clifford Barney

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Thought for Today

"The Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation. If I were an atheist, and believed blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations."

~~~~~ John Adams

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Thought for Today

"Do we believe that the goal of government is to promote equal opportunity for all Americans to make the most of their lives? Or, do we now believe that government's role is to equalize the results of peoples lives?"

~~~~ Paul Ryan

Friday, October 28, 2011

Thought for Today

"There is no such thing as a person that nothing has happened to, and each person's story is as different as his fingertips."

~~~~~ Elsa Lanchester

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Thought for Today

"In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas."

~~~~~ Alfred Whitney Griswold

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Thought for Today

"If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don't do it, and it won't happen."

~~~~~ Desiderius Erasmus

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Thought for Today

"Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man's lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one's self."

~~~~~ Max Stirner

Monday, October 24, 2011

Thought for Today

"There is a point at which the law becomes immoral and unethical. That point is reached when it becomes a cloak for the cowardice that dares not stand up against blatant violations of justice."

~~~~~ Kurt Huber

Sunday, October 23, 2011

"Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn't grow up can be vice president."

~~~~~ Johnny Carson

Prophetic words!

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Thought for Today

"Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day."

~~~~~ Franz Liszt

Friday, October 21, 2011

Thought for Today

"If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied."

~~~~ Alfred Nobel

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Thought for Today

"He never wants anything but what's right and fair; only when you come to settle what's right and fair, it's everything that he wants and nothing that you want."

~~~~~ Thomas Hughes

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Thought for Today

"A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind."

~~~~~ Lewis Mumford

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Thought for Today

"One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation."

~~~~~ Thomas Reed

Monday, October 17, 2011

Thought for Today

"Unhappy, let alone angry, religious people provide more persuasive arguments for atheism and secularism than do all the arguments of atheists."

~~~~ Dennis Prager

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Thought for Today

"All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible."

~~~~ Noah Webster

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Thought for Today

"The state of Israel must, from time to time, prove clearly that it is strong, and able and willing to use force, in a devastating and highly effective way. If it does not prove this, it will be swallowed up, and perhaps wiped off the face of the earth."

~~~~~ Moshe Sharett

Friday, October 14, 2011

Thought for Today

"The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office."

~~~~~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Thought for Today

"To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects."

~~~~~ Margaret Thatcher

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Thought for Today

"I wonder how often in the past I may have missed the good in people because I pre-judged, based on the differences?"

~~~~~ Anne Perry

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Thought for Today

"Distinctions between citizens solely because of their ancestry are by their very nature odious to a free people whose institutions are founded upon the doctrine of equality."

~~~~~ Harlan Stone

Monday, October 10, 2011

Thought for Today

"The search for the truth is the most important work in the whole world, and the most dangerous."

~~~~~ James Clavell

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Thought for Today

"Don't try to tear down other people's religion about their ears, Build up your own perfect structure of truth, and invite your listeners to enter in and enjoy its glories."

~~~~~ Brigham Young

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Thought for Today

"If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual."

~~~~ Frank Herbert

Friday, October 7, 2011

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Thought for Today

"If someday they say of me that in my work I have contributed something to the welfare and happiness of my fellow man, I shall be satisfied."

~~~~~ George Westinghouse

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Thought for Today

"The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it."

~~~~~ Chester A. Arthur

(A DEMOCRAT! How times have changed!)

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Thought for Today

"Let every man, every corporation, and especially let every village, town, and city, every county and State, get out of debt and keep out of debt. It is the debtor that is ruined by hard times."

~~~~~ President Rutherford B. Hayes

Monday, October 3, 2011

Thought for Today

"Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds."

~~~~~ John Perry Barlow

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Thought for Today

"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated."

~~~~~ Mohandas Gandhi

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Thought for Today

"A quick glance at the American left reveals a movement in the midst of a nervous breakdown, displaying behavior that goes beyond inconsistency into the realm of bipolar moods and multiple personality disorders."

~~~~~ Michael Medved