Sunday, July 31, 2011

Thought for Today

"The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem."

~~~~~ Milton Friedman

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Thought for Today

"The real goal should be reduced government spending, rather than balanced budgets achieved by ever rising tax rates to cover ever rising spending."

~~~~~ Thomas Sowell

Friday, July 29, 2011

Thought for Today

"The trouble with the public is that there is too much of it; what we need in public is less quantity and more quality."

~~~~ Don Marquis

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Thought for Today

"When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better."

~~~~~ Malcolm Forbes

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Thought for Today

"One cannot legislate problems out of existence. It has been tried."

~~~~~ Norman Ralph Augustine

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Thought for Today

"The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm."

~~~~ Aldous Huxley

Monday, July 25, 2011

Thought for Today

"Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster. Otherwise, why do so many people walk upright and with open eyes into their misfortune?"

~~~~~ Elias Canetti

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Thought for Today

"A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it."

~~~~ Alexandre Dumas

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Thought for Today

"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."

~~~~~ Raymond Chandler

Friday, July 22, 2011

Thought for Today

"The American dream is not that every man must be level with every other man. The American dream is that every man must be free to become whatever God intends he should become."

~~~~~ Ronald Reagan

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Thought for Today

"Mozart's music is like an X-ray of your soul – it shows what is there, and what isn't."

~~~~ Isaac Stern

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Thought for Today

"No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other."

~~~~~ Thomas Berger

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Thought for Today

"The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning you're not old."

~~~~ Rosalyn S. Yalow

Monday, July 18, 2011

Thought for Today

"Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, I have failed three times, and what happens when he says, I am a failure."

~~~~~ S. I. Hayakawa

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Thought for Today

"Sometimes I'm asked by kids why I condemn marijuana when I haven't tried it. The greatest obstetricians in the world have never been pregnant."

~~~~~ Art Linkletter

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Thought for Today

"The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference."

~~~~~ Bess Myerson

Friday, July 15, 2011

Thought for Today

"Journalism: A profession whose business is to explain to others what it personally does not understand."

~~~~~ Lord Northcliffe

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Thought for Today

"There is great treasure there behind our skull and this is true about all of us. This little treasure has great, great powers, and I would say we only have learnt a very, very small part of what it can do."

~~~~~ Isaac Bashevis Singer

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Thought for Today

"Racism is a refuge for the ignorant. It seeks to divide and to destroy. It is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped out."

~~~~~ Pierre Berton

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Thought for Today

"No enactment of man can be considered law unless it conforms to the law of God."

~~~~~ William Blackstone

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Thought for Today

"There is more sophistication and less sense in New York than anywhere else on the globe."

~~~~ Don Herold

Friday, July 8, 2011

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Thought for Today

"Three groups spend other people's money: children, thieves, politicians. All three need supervision."

~~~~~ Dick Armey

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Thought for Today

"I do not believe in abortion at will. I do not believe that if a woman just wants to have an abortion she should... I do believe if you have an abortion you are committing murder."

~~~~ Nancy Reagan

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Thought for Today

"Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well now."

~~~~~ P. T. Barnum

Monday, July 4, 2011

Thought for Today

"Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you."

~~~~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Thought for Today

"It's just not easy to explain to someone else what you don't understand yourself."

~~~~~ Wislawa Szymborska

Friday, July 1, 2011

Thought for Today

"We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already."

~~~~~ Georg C. Lichtenberg