Saturday, June 30, 2012

Thought for Today

"The state is the great fictitious entity by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else."

~~~~~ Frederic Bastiat

Friday, June 29, 2012

Thought for Today

"Nothing is given to man on earth – struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible – the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen."

~~~~~ Andrew Bernstein

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Thought for Today

"We may have found a cure for most evils; but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all, the apathy of human beings."

~~~~~ Helen Keller

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Monday, June 25, 2012

Thought for Today

"The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination."

~~~~~ Moses Hadas

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Thought for Today

"The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust; its sole ammunition, the collective hopes of our society."

~~~~~ Judge Irving R. Kaufman

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Thought for Today

"Criticism and pessimism destroy families, undermine institutions of all kinds, defeat nearly everyone, and spread a shroud of gloom over entire nations."

~~~~~ Gordon B. Hinckley

Friday, June 22, 2012

Thought for Today

"You lie; you always were a liar, and you always will be a liar."

~~~~~ H. Rider Haggard (1884 – in anticipation of Barack Hussein Obama)

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Thought for Today

"There is a contest old as Eden, which still goes on – the conflict between right and wrong, between error and truth. In this conflict every human being has a part."

~~~~~ Matthew Simpson

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Thought for Today

"Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it."

~~~~~ Blaise Pascal

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Thought for Today

"You can't give the government the power to do good without also giving it the power to do bad – in fact, to do anything it wants."

~~~~~ Harry Browne

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Thought for Today

"Well I just figure any man who risks his neck to save a dog's life isn't going to kill someone for gold teeth."

~~~~~ Alvin Adams

Friday, June 15, 2012

Thought for Today

"People don't ever seem to realize that doing what's right is no guarantee against misfortune."

~~~~~ William McFee

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Thought for Today

"All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, cleanliness, sobriety, and order."

~~~~~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Thought for Today

"One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful."

~~~~~ Thomas Arnold

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Thought for Today

"Everyone is always in favour of general economy and particular expenditure."

~~~~ Anthony Eden

Monday, June 11, 2012

Thought for Today

"Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence."

~~~~~ Vince Lombardi

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Thought for Today

"If you want people to listen, you have to have a platform to speak from, and that is excellence in what you do."

~~~~~ William Pollard

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Thought for Today

"Seek not good from without: seek it within yourselves, or you will never find it."

~~~~~ Bertha von Suttner

Friday, June 8, 2012

Thought for Today

"Our economic freedom is founded on individual property rights; government should never be permitted to take those away."

~~~~~ Ernest Istook

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Thought for Today

"I never thought I'd live to see the day that an American administration would denounce the state of Israel for rebuilding Jerusalem."

~~~~~ Mike Pence

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Thought for Today

"The enemies of freedom do not argue; they shout and they shoot."

~~~~~ William Ralph Inge

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Thought for Today

"The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence."

~~~~~ Adam Smith

Monday, June 4, 2012

Thought for Today

"I like people who are enthused about things they do, like travel, sports, work. I like being with people who have things they're excited about."

~~~~~ Parker Stevenson

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Thought for Today

"To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can."

~~~~~ Sydney Smith

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Thought for Today

"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."

~~~~~ Martha Washington

Friday, June 1, 2012

Thought for Today

"Our constitution is color-blind, and neither knows nor tolerates classes among citizens."

~~~~~ John Marshall Harlan