Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Thought for Today

"A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. He can live without hope, without friends, without books, even without music, as long as he can listen to his own thoughts."

~~~~~ Axel Munthe

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Thought for Today

"The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea."

~~~~~ John Adams

Monday, October 29, 2012

Thought for Today

"The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests."

~~~~~ Epictetus

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Thought for Today

"In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas."

~~~~~ Alfred Whitney Griswold

Friday, October 26, 2012

Thought for Today

"Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent."

~~~~~ Napoleon Hill

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Thought for Today

"Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man's lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one's self."

~~~~~ Max Stirner

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Thought for Today

"You can retire from a job, but don't ever retire from making extremely meaningful contributions in life."

~~~~~ Stephen Covey

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Thought for Today

"We no longer have a free market in the United States, we have a government controlled free market."

~~~~~ Jim Bunning

Monday, October 22, 2012

Thought for Today

"Half the things that people do not succeed in are through fear of making the attempt."

~~~~~ James Northcote

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Thought for Today

"To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed."

~~~~~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Thought for Today

"Remember there's always a voice saying the right thing to you somewhere if you'll only listen for it."

~~~~~ Thomas Hughes

Friday, October 19, 2012

Thought for Today

"A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind."

~~~~~ Lewis Mumford

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Thought for Today

"The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry."

~~~~~ James Truslow Adams

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Thought for Today

"I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses."

~~~~~ Heinrich Heine

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Thought for Today

"When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country."

~~~~~ Noah Webster

Monday, October 15, 2012

Thought for Today

"The state of Israel must, from time to time, prove clearly that it is strong, and able and willing to use force, in a devastating and highly effective way. If it does not prove this, it will be swallowed up, and perhaps wiped off the face of the earth."

~~~~~ Moshe Sharett

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Thought for Today

"There is nothing wrong with America that faith, love of freedom, intelligence, and energy of her citizens cannot cure."

~~~~~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Thought for Today

"If you want to cut your own throat, don't come to me for a bandage."

~~~~~ Margaret Thatcher

Friday, October 12, 2012

Thought for Today

"Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death."

~~~~ Lyman Beecher

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Thought for Today

"I am responsible. Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life."

~~~~~ Walter Anderson

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Thought for Today

"People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do."

~~~~~ Lewis Cass

Monday, October 8, 2012

Thought for Today

"People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong."

~~~~~ Bill Vaughan

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Thought for Today

"He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity."

~~~~~ William Samuel Johnson

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Thought for Today

"Asking a critic to name his favorite book is like asking a butcher to name his favorite pig."

~~~~~ John McCarthy

Friday, October 5, 2012

Erin Bonsteel's Take on Last Night's Debate

Thought for Today

"The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it."

~~~~~ President Chester A. Arthur (A DEMOCRAT! How times have changed!)

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Thought for Today

"If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."

~~~~~ James Herriot

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Thought for Today

"I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress."

~~~~~ Elizabeth Montagu

Monday, October 1, 2012

Thought for Today

"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers."

~~~~~ Daniel J. Boorstin