Thursday, October 31, 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Thought for Today

"While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill – little better understood, little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago."

~~~~~ John Adams

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Thought for Today

"A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself."

~~~~~ James Boswell

Monday, October 28, 2013

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Thought for Today

"I know how easy it is for some minds to glide along with the current of popular opinion, where influence, respectability, and all those motives which tend to seduce the human heart are brought to bear."

~~~~~ Benjamin F. Wade

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Thought for Today

"Television? The word is half Greek, half Latin. No good can come of it."

~~~~~ C. P. Scott

Friday, October 25, 2013

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Thought for Today

"I learned that you should feel when writing, not like Lord Byron on a mountain top, but like child stringing beads in kindergarten – happy, absorbed and quietly putting one bead on after another."

~~~~~ Brenda Ueland

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Thought for Today

"There is nothing respecting which a man may be so long unconscious as of the extent and strength of his prejudices."

~~~~~ Francis Jeffrey

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Thought for Today

"Real men are sadly lacking in this world, for when they are put to the test they prove worthless."

~~~~~ Franz Liszt

Monday, October 21, 2013

Thought for Today

"But I have learned a thing or two;
I know as sure as fate,
When we lock up our lives for wealth,
The gold key comes too late."

~~~~~ Will Carleton

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Thought for Today

"Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one's self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another."

~~~~~ Thomas Hughes

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Thought for Today

"People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices."

~~~~~ George Adam Smith

Friday, October 18, 2013

Thought for Today

"Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds."

~~~~~ Logan Pearsall Smith

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Thought for Today

"What other nations call religious toleration, we call religious rights. They are not exercised in virtue of governmental indulgence, but as rights, of which government cannot deprive any portion of citizens, however small."

~~~~~ Richard Mentor Johnson

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

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

Monday, October 14, 2013

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

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Thought for Today

"The question of who is right and who is wrong has seemed to me always too small to be worth a moment's thought, while the question of what is right and what is wrong has seemed all-important."

~~~~~ Albert J. Nock

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Friday, October 11, 2013

Thought for Today

"Distinctions between citizens solely because of their ancestry are by their very nature odious to a free people whose institutions are founded upon the doctrine of equality."

~~~~~ Harlan Stone

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Thought for Today

"Never stop because you are afraid - you are never so likely to be wrong."

~~~~~ Fridtjof Nansen

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Thought for Today

"The best way I know of to win an argument is to start by being in the right."

~~~~~ Lord Hailsham

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Thought for Today

"Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared."

~~~~~ Eddie Rickenbacker

Monday, October 7, 2013

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Thought for Today

"In an ideal world, nobody's work would be just about the money. People could pursue excellence in what they do, take pride in achievement, and derive meaning from knowing that their work improved the lives of others."

~~~~~ Barry Schwartz

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Thought for Today

"Watch out for the fellow who talks about putting things in order! Putting things in order always means getting other people under your control."

~~~~~ Denis Diderot

Friday, October 4, 2013

Thought for Today

"The President of the United States should strive to be always mindful of the fact that he serves his party best who serves his country best."

~~~~~ President Rutherford B. Hayes

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Thought for Today

"Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect."

~~~~~ George Bancroft

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

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

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Thought for Today

"Happy is he who has laid up in his youth, and held fast in all fortune, a genuine and passionate love of reading."

~~~~~ Rufus Choate