Friday, January 31, 2014

Thought for Today

"You believe happiness to be derived from the place in which once you have been happy, but in truth it is centered in ourselves."

~~~~~ Franz Schubert

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Thought for Today

"If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead."

~~~~~ Gelett Burgess

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Thought for Today

"Life is the game that must be played, this truth at least, good friends, we know; so live and laugh, nor be dismayed as one by one the phantoms go."

~~~~~ Arthur Rubinstein

Monday, January 27, 2014

Thought for Today

"Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it."

~~~~~ Learned Hand

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Thought for Today

"Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve."

~~~~~ Robert Burns

Friday, January 24, 2014

Thought for Today

"It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them."

~~~~~ Pierre Beaumarchais

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Thought for Today

"If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is assured."

~~~~~ Stendhal

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Thought for Today

"A tax-supported, compulsory educational system is the complete model of the totalitarian state."

~~~~~ Isabel Paterson

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Thought for Today

"There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool."

~~~~~ Francis Bacon

Monday, January 20, 2014

Thought for Today

"Never turn down a job because you think it's too small; you don't know where it can lead."

~~~~~ Julia Morgan

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Thought for Today

"The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power."

~~~~~ Daniel Webster

Friday, January 17, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Thought for Today

"The man who kills the animals today is the man who kills the people who get in his way tomorrow."

~~~~~ Dian Fossey

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Thought for Today

"Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives."

~~~~~ Andy Rooney

Monday, January 13, 2014

Thought for Today

"Those who actually hate animals to the point of being cruel to them are outcasts to the rest of us, no matter where in the world they live."

~~~~~ Nick Clooney

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Thought for Today

"The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts."

~~~~~ Edmund Burke

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Friday, January 10, 2014

Thought for Today

"And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that."

~~~~~ Lord Acton

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Thought for Today

"The chief executive who knows his strengths and weaknesses as a leader is likely to be far more effective than the one who remains blind to them."

~~~~~ John Adair

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Thought for Today

"Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it."

~~~~~ Baltasar Gracian

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Thought for Today

"May God save the country, for it is evident that the people will not."

~~~~~ Millard Fillmore

Monday, January 6, 2014

Thought for Today

"From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned."

~~~~~ Charles Sumner

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Thought for Today

"There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is, not to be true to the best one knows."

~~~~~ Frederic William Farrar

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Friday, January 3, 2014

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Thought for Today

"The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older."

~~~~~ William Lyon Phelps

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Thought for Today

"I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little more, as I grow older."

~~~~~ Catherine Drinker Bowen