Sunday, September 30, 2012

Thought for Today

"It's about focusing on the fight and not the fright."

~~~~~ Robin Roberts

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Thought for Today

"The worst evils which mankind has ever had to endure were inflicted by bad governments."

~~~~~ Ludwig von Mises

Friday, September 28, 2012

Thought for Today

"Begin to free yourself at once by doing all that is possible with the means you have, and as you proceed in this spirit the way will open for you to do more."

~~~~~ Georges Clemenceau

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Thought for Today

"The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life, and you must accept regret."

~~~~~ Henri Frederic Amiel

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Thought for Today

"All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today."

~~~~~ Pope Paul VI

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Thought for Today

"I never know what I think about something until I read what I've written on it."

~~~~~ William Faulkner

Monday, September 24, 2012

Thought for Today

"No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there."

~~~~~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Thought for Today

"There's nothing written in the Bible, Old or New testament, that says, 'If you believe in Me, you ain't going to have no troubles.'"

~~~~~ Ray Charles

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Thought for Today

"Young men are apt to think themselves wise enough, as drunken men are apt to think themselves sober enough."

~~~~~ Lord Chesterfield

Friday, September 21, 2012

Thought for Today

"What really matters is what you do with what you have."

~~~~~ H. G. Wells

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Thought for Today

"Many promising reconciliations have broken down because while both parties come prepared to forgive, neither party come prepared to be forgiven."

~~~~~ Charles Williams

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Thought for Today

"Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it."

~~~~~ Rachel Field

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Thought for Today

"We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us."

~~~~ Samuel Johnson

Monday, September 17, 2012

Thought for Today

"I do not bring forgiveness with me, nor forgetfulness. The only ones who can forgive are dead; the living have no right to forget."

~~~~~ Chaim Herzog

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Thought for Today

"The wealth of the country, its capital, its credit, must be saved from the predatory poor as well as the predatory rich, but above all from the predatory politician."

~~~~~ James J. Hill

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Thought for Today

"The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others."

~~~~~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Friday, September 14, 2012

Thought for Today

"Let's all understand that these guiding principles cannot be discarded for short-term political gains. They represent what this country is all about. They are indigenous to the American idea. And these are principles which are not negotiable."

~~~~~ Barbara Jordan

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Thought for Today

"I always lose the election in the polls, and I always win it on election day."

~~~~~ Benjamin Netanyahu

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Thought for Today

"The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor."

~~~~~ H. L. Mencken

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Thought for Today

"The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure."

~~~~~ David Herbert Lawrence

Monday, September 10, 2012

Thought for Today

"Yes, it's hard to write. But it's harder not to."

~~~~~ Carl Van Doren

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Thought for Today

"All happy families resemble one another; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."

~~~~~ Leo Tolstoy

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Thought for Today

"The mistake a lot of politicians make is in forgetting they've been appointed and thinking they've been anointed."

~~~~ Claude Pepper

Friday, September 7, 2012

Thought for Today

"I like animals because they are not consciously cruel and don't betray each other."

~~~~~ Taylor Caldwell

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Thought for Today

"True republicanism is the sovereignty of the people. There are natural and imprescriptible rights which an entire nation has no right to violate."

~~~~~ Marquis de Lafayette

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Thought for Today

"The progress of science is strewn, like an ancient desert trail, with the bleached skeleton of discarded theories which once seemed to possess eternal life."

~~~~~ Arthur Koestler

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Thought for Today

"Don't leave inferences to be drawn when evidence can be presented."

~~~~~ Richard Wright

Monday, September 3, 2012

Thought for Today

"Tomorrow lurks in us, the latency to be all that was not achieved before."

~~~~~ Loren Eiseley

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Thought for Today

The more things change ...  

"When I was in Philadelphia during the Depression in 1930 or '31, I got a very sad job as a night watchman in a garage. The cars in the garage had been abandoned by their owners, since they had lost their jobs and couldn't keep up the payments."

~~~~~ Tom Glazer

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Thought for Today

"I say to you that the price of liberty is and always has been blood, human blood, and if our liberties are lost, we shall never regain them except at the price of blood. They must not be lost."

~~~~~ J. Reuben Clark