Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Thought for Today

"Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands."

~~~~ Clint Eastwood

Monday, May 30, 2011

Thought for Today

"One way or the other, if you want to find reasons why you shouldn't keep on, you'll find 'em. The obstacles are all there; there are a million of 'em."

~~~~~ Benny Goodman

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Thought for Today

"The only thing chicken about Israel is their soup."

~~~~~ Bob Hope

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Thought for Today

"Every scientific truth goes through three states: first, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next, they say it has been discovered before; lastly, they say they always believed it."

~~~~~ Louis Agassiz

Friday, May 27, 2011

Thought for Today

"Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for – because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything."

~~~~~ Peter Marshall

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Thought for Today

"No nation ever yet found any inconvenience from too close an inspection into the conduct of its officers, but many have been brought to ruin and reduced to slavery by suffering gradual impositions and abuses."

~~~~~ Edward Livingston

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Thought for Today

"Gross ignorance is 144 times worse than ordinary ignorance."

~~~~~ Bennett Cerf

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Thought for Today

"In the end, the only people who fail are those who do not try."

~~~~~ David Viscott

Monday, May 23, 2011

Thought for Today

"Bedside manners are no substitute for the right diagnosis."

~~~~~ Alfred P. Sloan

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Thought for Today

"Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it."

~~~~~ M. Scott Peck

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Thought for Today

"Try and live your life the way you wish other people would live theirs."

~~~~~ Raymond Burr

Friday, May 20, 2011

Thought for Today

"Let us not be afraid to see the hatred that consumes the lives of hundreds of thousands of Arabs who sit around us and wait for the moment when their hands will be able to reach our blood."

~~~~~ Moshe Dayan

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Thought for Today

"I am not here concerned with intent, but with scientific standards, especially the ability to tell the difference between a fact, an opinion, a hypothesis, and a hole in the ground."

~~~~~ Serge Lang

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Thought for Today

"We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought."

~~~~~ Bertrand Russell

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Thought for Today

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it."

~~~~~ Alan Kay

Monday, May 16, 2011

Thought for Today

"A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad."

~~~~~ Bob Edwards

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Thought for Today

"A man with convictions finds an answer for everything. Convictions are the best form of protection against the living truth."

~~~~~ Max Frisch

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Thought for Today

"Truth is the greatest of all national possessions. A state, a people, a system which suppresses the truth or fears to publish it, deserves to collapse."

~~~~~ Kurt Eisner

Friday, May 13, 2011

Thought for Today

"Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind."

~~~~~ Daphne du Maurier

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Thought for Today

"Strong, generous, and confident, she has nobly served mankind. Beware how you trifle with your marvelous inheritance, this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin."

~~~~~ Henry Cabot Lodge

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Thought for Today

"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool."

~~~~~ Richard P. Feynman

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Thought for Today

"The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any."

~~~~~ Fred Astaire

Monday, May 9, 2011

Thought for Today

"Problems are only opportunities in work clothes."

~~~~~ Henry J. Kaiser

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Thought for Today

"My choice early in life was either to be a piano-player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference."

~~~~~ Harry S. Truman

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Thought for Today

"Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth."

~~~~~ Joseph Joubert

Friday, May 6, 2011

Thought for Today

"The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy."

~~~~~ Theodore White

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Thought for Today

"No amount of study or learning will make a man a leader unless he has the natural qualities of one."

~~~~~ Archibald Wavell

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Thought for Today

"Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen."

~~~~~ Horace Mann

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Thought for Today

"When nothing seems to help, I go look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it."

~~~~~ Jacob Riis

Monday, May 2, 2011

Thought for Today

"On wrongs swift vengeance waits."

~~~~~ Alexander Pope

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Thought for Today

"In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened."

~~~~~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin