Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Thought for Today

"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery."

~~~~~ Winston Churchill

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Thought for Today

"We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive."

~~~~~ C. S. Lewis

Monday, November 28, 2011

Thought for Today

"It would be foolhardy to count on the conscience of the world."

~~~~~ Stefan Zweig

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Thought for Today

"All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars."

~~~~~ Charles A. Beard

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Thought for Today

"This nation was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the principle – among others – that honest men may honestly disagree; that if they all say what they think, a majority of the people will be able to distinguish truth from error."

~~~~~ Elmer Davis

Friday, November 25, 2011

Thought for Today

"People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents."

~~~~~ Andrew Carnegie

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Thought for Today

"To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do."

~~~~~ Victor Hugo

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Thought for Today

"When small men begin to cast big shadows, it means that the sun is about to set."

~~~~~ Lin Yutang

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Thought for Today

"It is because nations tend towards stupidity and baseness that mankind moves so slowly; it is because individuals have a capacity for better things that it moves at all."

~~~~~ George Gissing

Monday, November 21, 2011

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Thought for Today

"Admitting Error clears the Score,
And proves you Wiser than before."

~~~~~ Arthur Guiterman

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Thought for Today

"The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable."

~~~~~ James A. Garfield

Friday, November 18, 2011

Thought for Today

"Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal."

~~~~ Charles Buxton

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Thought for Today

"Discipline strengthens the mind so that it becomes impervious to the corroding influence of fear."

~~~~~ Bernard Law Montgomery

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Thought for Today

"It is the greatest scam in history. I am amazed, appalled and highly offended by it. Global Warming; It is a scam. Some dastardly scientists with environmental and political motives manipulated long term scientific data to create an illusion of rapid global warming."

~~~~ John Coleman

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Thought for Today

"The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time."

~~~~ Franklin P. Adams

Monday, November 14, 2011

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Thought for Today

"A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood."

~~~~~ William Shenstone

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Thought for Today

"Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell."

~~~~~ Karl Popper

Friday, November 11, 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Thought for Today

"You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips."

~~~~~ Oliver Goldsmith

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Thought for Today

"Presumption should never make us neglect that which appears easy to us, nor despair make us lose courage at the sight of difficulties."

~~~~~ Benjamin Banneker

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Thought for Today

"Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance."

~~~~ William Wirt

Monday, November 7, 2011

Thought for Today

"Every man gets a narrower and narrower field of knowledge in which he must be an expert in order to compete with other people. The specialist knows more and more about less and less and finally knows everything about nothing."

~~~~~ Konrad Lorenz

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Thought for Today

"Governmental aid is a drawback rather than an assistance, as, although it may facilitate in the routine of artistic production, it is an impediment to the development of true artistic genius."

~~~~~ John Philip Sousa

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Thought for Today

"You may choose your words like a connoisseur, And polish it up with art, But the word that sways, and stirs, and stays, Is the word that comes from the heart."

~~~~~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Friday, November 4, 2011

Thought for Today

"This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer."

~~~~~ Will Rogers

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Thought for Today

"As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish."

~~~~~ Demosthenes

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Thought for Today

"Hate is able to provoke disorders, to ruin a social organization, to cast a country into a period of bloody revolutions; but it produces nothing."

~~~~~ Georges Sorel

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Thought for Today

"Depend upon yourself. Make your judgment trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgment as you do the muscles of your body – by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgment will be much in your favor."

~~~~~ Grantland Rice