Friday, February 28, 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Thought for Today

"Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody."

~~~~~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Thought for Today

"By annihilating the desires, you annihilate the mind. Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act."

~~~~~ Claude Adrien Helvetius

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014

Thought for Today

"Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom."

~~~~~ George William Curtis

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Thought for Today

"The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves."

~~~~~ George Washington

Friday, February 21, 2014

Thought for Today

"Nothing would be done at all if one waited until one could do it so well that no one could find fault with it."

~~~~~ John Henry Newman

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Thought for Today

"In America nobody says you have to keep the circumstances somebody else gives you."

~~~~~ Amy Tan

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Thought for Today

"Disenchantment, whether it is a minor disappointment or a major shock, is the signal that things are moving into transition in our lives."

~~~~~ William Throsby Bridges

Monday, February 17, 2014

Thought for Today

"When I was in baseball and you went into the clubhouse, you didn't see ball players with curling irons."

~~~~~ Red Barber

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Thought for Today

"Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere."

~~~~~ Van Wyck Brooks

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Thought for Today

"I always distrust people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows."

~~~~~ Susan B. Anthony

Friday, February 14, 2014

Thought for Today

"Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them."

~~~~~ Frederick Douglass

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Thought for Today

"It is not the function of the government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error."

~~~~~ Robert Jackson

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Thought for Today

"The world's problem is not too many people, but lack of political and economic freedom."

~~~~~ Julian Lincoln Simon

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

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

Monday, February 10, 2014

Thought for Today

"Since others have to tolerate my weaknesses, it is only fair that I should tolerate theirs."

~~~~~ William Allen White

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Thought for Today

"There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power."

~~~~~ William Henry Harrison

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Thought for Today

"Do not think of your faults, still less of others' faults; look for what is good and strong, and try to imitate it. Your faults will drop off, like dead leaves, when their time comes."

~~~~~ John Ruskin

Friday, February 7, 2014

Thought for Today

"Once you begin being naughty, it is easier to go on and on, and sooner or later something dreadful happens."

~~~~~ Laura Ingalls Wilder

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Thought for Today

"One way to make sure crime doesn't pay would be to let the government run it."

~~~~~ Ronald Reagan

Reagan meant this as a joke. Never in his wildest dreams did he ever think that we would take it as advice, then implement it.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Thought for Today

"It is a clear truth that those who every day barter away other men's liberty will soon care little for their own."

~~~~~ James Otis

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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

Monday, February 3, 2014

Thought for Today

"The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds."

~~~~~ Frederick William Robertson

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Saturday, February 1, 2014

"Clever" Anti-Semites

There's a special place in Hell reserved for those anti-Semites who think they're being clever by hiding behind the Rothschilds and the Zionists instead of coming right out and openly proclaiming that they hate Jews.

Thought for Today

"Men are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one."

~~~~~ Richard Whately