Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Thought for Today

"Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the back yard and shot it."

~~~~~ Truman Capote

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Thought for Today

"The worst evils which mankind has ever had to endure were inflicted by bad governments."

~~~~~ Ludwig von Mises

Monday, September 28, 2015

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

Sunday, September 27, 2015

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

Saturday, September 26, 2015

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

Friday, September 25, 2015

Thought for Today

"Some things you'll never know, and some things you'll wish you never knew."

~~~~~ Eric Williams

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Thought for Today

"The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well."

~~~~~ Horace Walpole

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

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

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Thought for Today - Tuesday, September 22, 2015

"I really know nothing more criminal, more mean, and more ridiculous than lying. It is the production either of malice, cowardice, or vanity; and generally misses of its aim in every one of these views; for lies are always detected, sooner or later."

~~~~~ Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

Monday, September 21, 2015

Thought for Today

"Go into something because you really like it, and then do it with a drive and enthusiasm so that it isn't work."

~~~~~ John Kluge

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Thought for Today

"All there is to thinking is seeing something noticeable, which makes you see something you weren't noticing, which makes you see something that isn't even visible."

~~~~~ Leo Strauss

Saturday, September 19, 2015

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 17, 2015

Thought for Today

"Liberty does not exist where rights are on one side and power on the other. To be liberty, rights must be armed with vital powers. A people cannot be free who do not participate in the control of the government which operates upon them."

~~~~~ Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Thought for Today

"Determine to do some thinking for yourself. Don't live entirely upon the thoughts of others. Don't be an automaton."

~~~~~ James Cash Penney

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Thought for Today

"All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity."

~~~~~ James Fenimore Cooper

Monday, September 14, 2015

Thought for Today

"A lecture is an occasion when you numb one end to benefit the other."

~~~~~ John Gould

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Thought for Today

"The greatest truths are the simplest, and so are the greatest men."

~~~~~ Julius Charles Hare

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Friday, September 11, 2015

Thought for Today

"One sheds one's sicknesses in books – repeats and presents again one's emotions, to be master of them."

~~~~~ D. H. Lawrence

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Thought for Today

"The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity."

~~~~~ Carl Clinton Van Doren

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Thought for Today

"To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it."

~~~~~ Leo Tolstoy

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Thought for Today

"In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed."

~~~~~ Sid Caesar

Monday, September 7, 2015

Thought for Today

"The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth."

~~~~~ Edith Sitwell

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Thought for Today

"When the government violates the people's rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensable of duties."

~~~~~ Marquis de Lafayette

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Friday, September 4, 2015

Thought for Today

"Every pessimist who ever lived has been buried in an unmarked grave. Tomorrow has always been better than today, and it always will be."

~~~~~ Paul Harvey

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Thought for Today

"God knows how many things a man misses by becoming smug and assuming that matters will take their own course."

~~~~~ Loren Eiseley

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Thought for Today

"If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters."

~~~~~ Alan K. Simpson

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Thought for Today

"Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people."

~~~~~ Kin Hubbard