Sunday, November 30, 2014

Thought for Today

"One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!"

~~~~~ Winston Churchill

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Thought for Today

"We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive."

~~~~~ C. S. Lewis

Friday, November 28, 2014

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Thought for Today

"All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars."

~~~~~ Charles A. Beard

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thought for Today

"For those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we are grateful that such men and women were among us. For those who continue to serve, we honor their commitment. For those who return to civilian life, we honor their service."

~~~~~ Steve Buyer

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Thought for Today

"I do beseech you to direct your efforts more to preparing youth for the path and less to preparing the path for the youth."

~~~~~ Judge Ben Lindsey

Monday, November 24, 2014

Thought for Today

"Every man has three characters – that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has."

~~~~~ Alphonse Karr

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Thought for Today

"Negotiations are a euphemism for capitulation if the shadow of power is not cast across the bargaining table."

~~~~~ George Schultz

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Thought for Today

"For the man sound of body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously."

~~~~~ George Gissing

Friday, November 21, 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Thought for Today

"Don't tell your friends about your indigestion.
'How are you' is a greeting, not a question."

~~~~~ Arthur Guiterman

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Thought for Today

"The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable."

~~~~~ James A. Garfield

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Thought for Today

"It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to century, from generation to generation, may not be entirely false."

~~~~~ Pierre Bayle

Monday, November 17, 2014

Thought for Today

"The activists will not stop in trying to impose their extreme views on the rest of us, and they have now plotted out a state-by-state strategy to increase the number of judicial decisions redefining marriage without the voice of the people being heard."

~~~~~ Sen. Jim Bunning

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Thought for Today

"The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time."

~~~~~ Franklin Pierce Adams

Friday, November 14, 2014

Thought for Today

"Don't look at the downside of everything that comes along. It helps life move along so much smoother and nicer."

~~~~~ George Smathers

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Thought for Today

"The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding."

~~~~~ Justice Louis D. Brandeis

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Thought for Today

"Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad."

~~~~~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

Monday, November 10, 2014

Thought for Today

"A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished."

~~~~~ Friedrich Schiller

Sunday, November 9, 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

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Thought for Today

"He is a great simpleton who imagines that the chief power of wealth is to supply wants. In ninety-nine cases out of a hundred it creates more wants than it supplies."

~~~~~ William Wirt

Friday, November 7, 2014

Thought for Today

"Old is authentic. Old is genuine. Old is valuable."

~~~~~ Billy Graham
Billy Graham was born on November 7, 1918. Happy 96th Birthday, Rev. Graham!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Thought for Today

"Chicago is known for good steaks, expensive stores and beautiful architecture. Unfortunately, the Windy City also enjoys a reputation for corrupt politics, violent crime, and some of the strictest gun control laws anywhere in the country."

~~~~~ Bob Barr

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2014

Thought for Today

"Stick with the optimists. It's going to be tough enough even if they're right."

~~~~~ James Reston

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Thought for Today

"Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; and I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatever state he is."

~~~~~ Daniel Boone

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Thought for Today

"Our elected officials would do well to remember that the most prosperous countries are those that allow consumers – not governments – to direct the use of resources. Allowing the government to pick winners and losers hurts almost everyone, especially our poorest citizens."

~~~~~ Charles Koch