Friday, October 31, 2014

Thought for Today

"If you're a kid who is always on the outside hoping to be on the inside, you're watching a lot. You're trying to figure out how to become a normal person in a society that considers you weird."

~~~~~ Katherine Paterson

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Thought for Today

"Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order."

~~~~~ John Adams

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Thought for Today

"There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth."

~~~~~ Jean Giraudoux

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Thought for Today

"Money is only useful when you get rid of it. It is like the odd card in 'Old Maid'; the player who is finally left with it has lost."

~~~~~ Evelyn Waugh

Monday, October 27, 2014

Thought for Today

"Do just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again."

~~~~~ James Cook

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Thought for Today

"There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other."

~~~~~ Desiderius Erasmus

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Thought for Today

"The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime."

~~~~~ Max Stirner

Friday, October 24, 2014

Thought for Today

"There is a point at which the law becomes immoral and unethical. That point is reached when it becomes a cloak for the cowardice that dares not stand up against blatant violations of justice."

~~~~~ Kurt Huber

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Thought for Today

"It is inevitable that many ideas of the young mind will later have to give way to the hard realities of life."

~~~~~ Felix Bloch

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Thought for Today

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

~~~~~ Franz Liszt

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Thought for Today

"Worm or beetle – drought or tempest – on a farmer's land may fall,
Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all."

~~~~~ Will Carleton

Monday, October 20, 2014

Thought for Today

"Money will never make you happy and happy will never make you money."

~~~~~ Morrie Ryskind

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Thought for Today

"The same people who can deny others everything are famous for refusing themselves nothing."

~~~~~ Leigh Hunt

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Thought for Today

"Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph."

~~~~~ Haile Selassie

Friday, October 17, 2014

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Thought for Today

"Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea."

~~~~~ Mikhail Lermontov

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Thought for Today

"It's a sign of your own worth sometimes if you are hated by the right people."

~~~~~ Miles Franklin

Monday, October 13, 2014

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

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014

Thought for Today

"Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself."

~~~~~ Walter Anderson

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Thought for Today

"It would be stupid tameness, and unaccountable folly, for whole nations to suffer one unreasonable, ambitious and cruel man, to wanton and riot in their misery."

~~~~~ Jonathan Mayhew

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Thought for Today

"He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity."

~~~~~ William Samuel Johnson

Monday, October 6, 2014

Thought for Today

"A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way."

~~~~~ Caroline Gordon

Sunday, October 5, 2014

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

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Thought for Today

"Let every man, every corporation, and especially let every village, town, and city, every county and State, get out of debt and keep out of debt. It is the debtor that is ruined by hard times."

~~~~~ President Rutherford B. Hayes

Friday, October 3, 2014

Thought for Today

"If a man has talent and can't use it, he's failed. If he uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he uses the whole of it, he has succeeded, and won a satisfaction and triumph few men ever know."

~~~~~ Thomas Wolfe

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Thought for Today

"In whatever position you find yourself determine first your objective."

~~~~~ Ferdinand Foch

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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