Saturday, April 30, 2011

Thought for Today

"No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work."

~~~~~ Hosea Ballou

Friday, April 29, 2011

How Will Our Kids Pay?

Here's a brilliant new video from Heritage Action for America. Let's make it go viral!

Thought for Today

"Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house."

~~~~~ Henri Poincare

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Thought for Today

"Beyond this day, no thinking person could fail to see what would happen."

~~~~~ Oskar Schindler

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Thought for Today

"The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools."

~~~~~ Herbert Spencer

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Thought for Today

"There comes a time in a man's life when to get where he has to go – if there are no doors or windows he walks through a wall."

~~~~~ Bernard Malamud

Monday, April 25, 2011

Thought for Today

"The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime."

~~~~~ Sir Edward Grey, 3rd Bt., 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, British Foreign Secretary from 1905 to 1916

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Thought for Today

"Never think that you're not good enough. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning."

~~~~~ Anthony Trollope

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Thought for Today

"A good action is never lost; it is a treasure laid up and guarded for the doer's need."

~~~~~ Edwin Markham

Friday, April 22, 2011

Thought for Today

"Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism, displacing incompetence."

~~~~~ Kingsley Amis

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Thought for Today

"I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior."

~~~~~ Hippolyte Taine

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Thought for Today

"No one ever became, or can become truly eloquent without being a reader of the Bible, and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language."

~~~~~ Fisher Ames

Monday, April 18, 2011

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Thought for Today

"Providence has nothing good or high in store for one who does not resolutely aim at something high or good. A purpose is the eternal condition of success."

~~~~~ Thornton Wilder

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Thought for Today

"Intelligent or not, we all make mistakes and perhaps the intelligent mistakes are the worst, because so much careful thought has gone into them."

~~~~~ Peter Ustinov

Friday, April 15, 2011

Thought for Today

"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."

~~~~~ Corrie Ten Boom

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Thought for Today

"The government must pursue a course of complete neutrality toward religion.*"

~~~~~ John Paul Stevens
(*Note that Justice Stevens wrote "religion," not "religion with the sole exception of Islam." Its adherents have the exact same rights and privileges as those of all other religions – no more; no less.)

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Thought for Today

"We may consider each generation as a distinct nation, with a right, by the will of its majority, to bind themselves, but none to bind the succeeding generation, more than the inhabitants of another country."

~~~~~ Thomas Jefferson

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Thought for Today

"There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying."

~~~~~ Josh Billings

Monday, April 11, 2011

Thought for Today

"A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company."

~~~~~ Charles Evans Hughes

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Thought for Today

"The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice."

~~~~~ William Booth

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Friday, April 8, 2011

Thought for Today

"If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down."

~~~~~ Mary Pickford

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Thought for Today

"The best way to get along is never to forgive an enemy or forget a friend."

~~~~~ Walter Winchell

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Thought for Today

"The principal purpose of the Democratic Party is to use the force of government to take property away from the people who earn it and give it to people who do not."

~~~~~ Neal Boortz

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Thought for Today

"I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think."

~~~~~ Anne Sullivan

Monday, April 4, 2011

Thought for Today

"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity."

~~~~~ Calvin Coolidge

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Thought for Today

"'Do you pray for the senators, Dr. Hale?' No, I look at the senators and I pray for the country."

~~~~~ Edward Everett Hale

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Thought for Today

"I feel sorry for the person who can't get genuinely excited about his work. Not only will he never be satisfied, but he will never achieve anything worthwhile."

~~~~~ Walter Chrysler

Friday, April 1, 2011

Thought for Today

"When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice."

~~~~~ Otto von Bismarck