Thursday, February 28, 2013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Thought for Today

"Whenever nature leaves a hole in a person's mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit."

~~~~~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Thought for Today

"Nobody understood better than Mr. Lincoln the obvious truth that in politics it does not suffice merely to nominate candidates. Something must also be done to elect them."

~~~~~ John George Nicolay

Monday, February 25, 2013

Thought for Today

"The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year."

~~~~~ John Foster Dulles

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Thought for Today

"You don't have to be a genius or a visionary or even a college graduate to be successful. You just need a framework and a dream."

~~~~~ Michael Dell

Friday, February 22, 2013

Thought for Today

"The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments."

~~~~~ George Washington

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Thought for Today

"Every man should make up his own mind that if he expect to succeed, he must give an honest return for the other man's dollar."

~~~~~ Edward H. Harriman

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Thought for Today

"'Thou shalt not get found out' is not one of God's commandments; and no man can be saved by trying to keep it."

~~~~~ Leonard Bacon

Monday, February 18, 2013

Thought for Today

"A man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away."

~~~~ Charles M. Schwab

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Thought for Today

"If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work."

~~~~~ Thomas J. Watson

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Friday, February 15, 2013

Thought for Today

"I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires."

~~~~~ Susan B. Anthony

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Thought for Today

"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."

~~~~~ Frederick Douglass

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Thought for Today

"When the Supreme Court moved to Washington in 1800, it was provided with no books, which probably accounts for the high quality of early opinions."

~~~~~ Justice Robert Jackson

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Thought for Today

"A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the result of sudden impulse and accident than of that reason of which we so much boast."

~~~~~ Peter Cooper

Monday, February 11, 2013

Thought for Today

"If you want to succeed in the world, you don't have to be much cleverer than other people. You just have to be one day earlier."

~~~~ Leo Szilard

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Thought for Today

"As for the men in power, they are so anxious to establish the myth of infallibility that they do their utmost to ignore truth."

~~~~~ Boris Pasternak

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Thought for Today

"When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar, and the lightnings blaze around us it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post."

~~~~~ Luther Martin

Friday, February 8, 2013

Thought for Today

"The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for it."

~~~~~ John Ruskin

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Thought for Today

"There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth."

~~~~~ Charles Dickens

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Thought for Today

"The only principles of public conduct that are worthy of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate, ease, health, and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country."

~~~~~ James Otis

Monday, February 4, 2013

Thought for Today

"A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece."

~~~~~ Ludwig Erhard

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Thought for Today

"I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep."

~~~~~ Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Friday, February 1, 2013

Thought for Today

"Whatever the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish. Freedom is always wise."

~~~~~ Alexander Meiklejohn