Sunday, August 30, 2015

Thought for Today

"If you are worthy of its affection, a cat will be your friend but never your slave."

~~~~~ Theophile Gautier

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Thought for Today

"Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall."

~~~~~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Thought for Today

"There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one's self on lies and fables."

~~~~~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (presciently writing about Obama?)

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Thought for Today

"I report to you that our country is challenged at home and abroad: that it is our will that is being tried and not our strength; our sense of purpose and not our ability to achieve a better America."

~~~~~ Lyndon B. Johnson

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Thought for Today

"It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish."

~~~~~ Mother Teresa (on abortion)

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Thought for Today

"Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can."

~~~~~ William Feather

Monday, August 24, 2015

Thought for Today

"Don't let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream, and he thinks you're crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you're lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you're greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn't understand."

~~~~~ Robert G. Allen

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Thought for Today

"What you think means more than anything else in your life. More than what you earn, more than where you live, more than your social position, and more than what anyone else may think about you."

~~~~~ George Matthew Adams

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Thought for Today

"Words are also seeds, and when dropped into the invisible spiritual substance, they grow and bring forth after their kind."

~~~~~ Charles Fillmore

Friday, August 21, 2015

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Thought for Today

"Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it's business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don't love what you're doing and you can't give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You'll be an old man before you know it."

~~~~~ Al Lopez

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Thought for Today

"To keep your marriage brimming,
With love in the loving cup,
Whenever you're wrong, admit it;
Whenever you're right, shut up."

~~~~~ Ogden Nash

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Thought for Today

"A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often has no opportunity to exercise judgment."

~~~~~ Marshall Field

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Thought for Today

"Never let an inventor run a company. You can never get him to stop tinkering and bring something to market."

~~~~~ E. F. Schumacher

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Thought for Today

"Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures."

~~~~~ Thomas de Quincey

Friday, August 14, 2015

Thought for Today

"Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem."

~~~~~ John Galsworthy

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Thought for Today

"Where the roots of private virtue are diseased, the fruit of public probity cannot but be corrupt."

~~~~~ Felix Adler

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Thought for Today

"Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary."

~~~~~ Julius Rosenwald

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Thought for Today

"The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart."

~~~~~ Robert Green Ingersoll

Monday, August 10, 2015

Thought for Today

"I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I tell them the truth and they never believe me."

~~~~~ Camillo di Cavour

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Thought for Today

"God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart."

~~~~~ Izaak Walton

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Friday, August 7, 2015

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

Thought for Today

"You will find in politics that you are much exposed to the attribution of false motive. Never complain and never explain."

~~~~~ Stanley Baldwin

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Thought for Today

"The industrial revolution has tended to produce everywhere great urban masses that seem to be increasingly careless of ethical standards."

~~~~~ Irving Babbitt

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Thought for Today

"Study as if you were going to live forever; live as if you were going to die tomorrow."

~~~~~ Maria Mitchell