Saturday, May 31, 2014

Thought for Today

"A lot of people are realizing they had the wool pulled over their eyes by Obama."

~~~~~ Clint Eastwood

Friday, May 30, 2014

Thought for Today

"Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think."

~~~~~ Alfred Austin

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Thought for Today

"'My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying 'My mother, drunk or sober.'"

~~~~~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Thought for Today

'Every scientific truth goes through three states: first, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next, they say it has been discovered before; lastly, they say they always believed it."

~~~~~ Louis Agassiz

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Thought for Today

"I shall stick to my resolution of writing always what I think no matter whom it offends."

~~~~~ Julia Ward Howe

Monday, May 26, 2014

Thought for Today

"No nation ever yet found any inconvenience from too close an inspection into the conduct of its officers, but many have been brought to ruin and reduced to slavery by suffering gradual impositions and abuses."

~~~~~ Edward Livingston

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Thought for Today

"Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you."

~~~~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Thought for Today

"Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances."

~~~~~ Benjamin Cardozo

Friday, May 23, 2014

Thought for Today

"Lives of great men oft remind us
As we o'er their pages turn,
That we too may leave behind us -
Letters that we ought to burn."

~~~~~ Thomas Hood

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Thought for Today

"Leadership appears to be the art of getting others to want to do something you are convinced should be done."

~~~~~ Vance Packard

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Thought for Today

"Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught."

~~~~~ Honoré de Balzac

Monday, May 19, 2014

Thought for Today

"A man can do what he ought to do; and when he says he cannot, it is because he will not."

~~~~~ Johann Gottlieb Fichte

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Thought for Today

"In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil."

~~~~~ Anna Jameson

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Thought for Today

"One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention."

~~~~~ Clifton Fadiman

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Thought for Today

"Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind."

~~~~~ Daphne du Maurier

Monday, May 12, 2014

Thought for Today

"Beware how you trifle with your marvelous inheritance, this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall, freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin."

~~~~~ Henry Cabot Lodge

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Thought for Today

"The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age."

~~~~~ Isaac D'Israeli

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Thought for Today

"A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within."

~~~~~ Ariel Durant

Friday, May 9, 2014

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Thought for Today

"Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one's government is not necessarily to secure freedom."

~~~~~ Friedrich August von Hayek

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Thought for Today

"Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few."

~~~~~ David Hume

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Monday, May 5, 2014

Thought for Today

"No amount of study or learning will make a man a leader unless he has the natural qualities of one."

~~~~~ Archibald Wavell

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Thought for Today

"No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life."

~~~~~ Thomas Huxley

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Thought for Today

"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."

~~~~~ Golda Meir

Friday, May 2, 2014

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Thought for Today

"No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority."

~~~~~ Joseph Addison