Sunday, May 31, 2015

Thought for Today

"If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done."

~~~~~ Norman Vincent Peale

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Thought for Today

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

~~~~~ Alfred Austin

Friday, May 29, 2015

Thought for Today

"How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win."

~~~~~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

Thursday, May 28, 2015

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

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Thought for Today

"I have always served the public to the best of my ability. Why? Because, like every other man, it is to my interest to do so."

~~~~~ Cornelius Vanderbilt

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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

Monday, May 25, 2015

Thought for Today

"Middle age is when your old classmates are so grey and wrinkled and bald they don't recognize you."

~~~~~ Bennett Cerf

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Thought for Today

"I own that it is a good deal of a mystery to me how judges, of all persons in the world, should put their faith in dicta. A brief experience on the bench was enough to reveal to me all sorts of cracks and crevices and loopholes in my own opinions when picked up a few months after delivery and reread with due contrition."

~~~~~ Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Thought for Today

"A certain portion of the human race has certainly a taste for being diddled."

~~~~~ Thomas Hood

Friday, May 22, 2015

Thought for Today

"Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius."

~~~~~ Arthur Conan Doyle

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Thought for Today

"No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday."

~~~~~ Alexander Pope

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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

Monday, May 18, 2015

Sunday, May 17, 2015

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

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Thought for Today

"Two points that are very important points to remember and ask: Is it real and does it work?"

~~~~~ Edward T. Hall

Friday, May 15, 2015

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Thought for Today

"History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats."

~~~~~ B. C. Forbes

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Thought for Today

"Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled, either by a power within them, or by a power without them; either by the word of God, or by the strong arm of man; either by the Bible, or by the bayonet."

~~~~~ Robert Charles Winthrop

Monday, May 11, 2015

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

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Thought for Today

"I have made mistakes but I have never made the mistake of claiming that I have never made one."

~~~~~ James Gordon Bennett

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Thought for Today

"Sometimes in politics one must duel with skunks, but no one should be fool enough to allow skunks to choose the weapons."

~~~~~ Joseph Cannon

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Thought for Today

"I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy."

~~~~~ Rabindranath Tagore

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Thought for Today

"A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him."

~~~~~ Soren Kierkegaard

Monday, May 4, 2015

Thought for Today

"If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?"

~~~~~ Thomas Huxley

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Thought for Today

"The way I look at it is, cancer research is absolutely nonpartisan. Cancer is very democratic in the sense that it attacks people regardless of their race, their gender, their national background, or their political persuasions."

~~~~~ David H. Koch

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Thought for Today

"One we discover how to appreciate the timeless values in our daily experiences, we can enjoy the best things in life."

~~~~~ Jerome K. Jerome

Friday, May 1, 2015

Thought for Today

"Whatever you want too much you can't have, so when you really want something, try to want it a little less."

~~~~~ Joel Rosenberg