Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Thought for Today

"Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water."

~~~~~ Miguel de Cervantes

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Thought for Today

"Begin to free yourself at once by doing all that is possible with the means you have, and as you proceed in this spirit the way will open for you to do more."

~~~~~ Georges Clemenceau

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Thought for Today

"To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius."

~~~~~ Henri Frederic Amiel

Friday, September 26, 2014

Thought for Today

"That every person is desirous to obtain, with as little sacrifice as possible, as much as possible of the articles of wealth."

~~~~~ Nassau William Senior

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Thought for Today

"Any number of scoundrels, having money enough to start with, can establish themselves as a 'government'; because, with money, they can hire soldiers, and with soldiers extort more money; and also compel general obedience to their will."

~~~~~ Lysander Spooner

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Thought for Today

"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is."

~~~~~ Horace Walpole

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Thought for Today

"Though man a thinking being is defined,
Few use the grand prerogative of mind.
How few think justly of the thinking few!
How many never think, who think they do!"

~~~~~ Jane Taylor

Monday, September 22, 2014

Thought for Today

"The important thing is to know how to take all things quietly."

~~~~~ Michael Faraday

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Thought for Today

"Some people bear three kinds of trouble – the ones they've had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have."

~~~~~ H. G. Wells

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Friday, September 19, 2014

Thought for Today

"And if you cannot remain indifferent, you must resolve to throw your weight into that balance in which the fate and condition of man is weighed."

~~~~~ Lajos Kossuth

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Thought for Today

"No section of the American populace has been more completely deceived by the forces interested in keeping the truth from the people than America's youth."

~~~~~ Francis Parker Yockey

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Thought for Today

"What strikes the historian surveying anti-Semitism worldwide over more than two millennia is its fundamental irrationality. It seems to make no sense, any more than malaria or meningitis makes sense."

~~~~~ Paul Johnson

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Thought for Today

"The wealth of the country, its capital, its credit, must be saved from the predatory poor as well as the predatory rich, but above all from the predatory politician."

~~~~~ James J. Hill

Monday, September 15, 2014

Thought for Today

"It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of the office which one fills."

~~~~~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Thought for Today

"Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people."

~~~~~ J. B. Priestley

Friday, September 12, 2014

Thought for Today

"The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind."

~~~~~ H. L. Mencken

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Thought for Today

"Ten years have passed since a perfect blue sky morning turned into the blackest of nights. Since then we've lived in sunshine and in shadow, and although we can never unsee what happened here, we can also see that children who lost their parents have grown into young adults, grandchildren have been born and good works and public service have taken root to honor those we loved and lost."

~~~~~ Mayor Michael Bloomberg
              September 11, 2011

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Thought for Today

"There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority."

~~~~~ Charles Kuralt

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Thought for Today

"I sit on a man's back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means – except by getting off his back."

~~~~~ Leo Tolstoy

Monday, September 8, 2014

Thought for Today

"What you think about when you don't have to think, shows what you really are."

~~~~~ David O. McKay

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Thought for Today

"Learning should be a joy and full of excitement. It is life's greatest adventure; it is an illustrated excursion into the minds of the noble and the learned."

~~~~~ Taylor Caldwell

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Thought for Today

"Watching a baby being born is a little like watching a wet St. Bernard coming in through the cat door."

~~~~~ Jeff Foxworthy

Friday, September 5, 2014

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Thought for Today

"Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die, but long after we are gone be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistence."

~~~~~ Daniel Burnham

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Thought for Today

"The reality is that zero defects in products plus zero pollution plus zero risk on the job is equivalent to maximum growth of government plus zero economic growth plus runaway inflation."

~~~~~ Dixie Lee Ray

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Thought for Today

"Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power."

~~~~~ Henry George

Monday, September 1, 2014

Thought for Today - Monday, September 1, 2014

"There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose."

~~~~~ Kin Hubbard