Saturday, October 31, 2015

Thought for Today

"A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. He can live without hope, without friends, without books, even without music, as long as he can listen to his own thoughts."

~~~~~ Axel Munthe

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Thought for Today

"As for the assertion that nuclear weapons prevent wars, how many more wars are needed to refute this arguments? Tens of millions have died in the many wars that have taken place since 1945."

~~~~~ Joseph Rotblat

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Thought for Today

"Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything."

~~~~~ Evelyn Waugh

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Thought for Today

"I know how easy it is for some minds to glide along with the current of popular opinion, where influence, respectability, and all those motives which tend to seduce the human heart are brought to bear."

~~~~~ Benjamin F. Wade

Monday, October 26, 2015

Thought for Today

"No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him."

~~~~~ Napoleon Hill

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Thought for Today

"Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man's lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one's self."

~~~~~ Max Stirner

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015

Thought for Today

"Beware prejudices. They are like rats, and men's minds are like traps; prejudices get in easily, but it is doubtful if they ever get out."

~~~~~ Francis Jeffrey

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Thought for Today

"Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day."

~~~~~ Franz Liszt

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Thought for Today

"Have the courage to face a difficulty lest it kick you harder than you bargain for."

~~~~~ Stanislaus I

Monday, October 19, 2015

Thought for Today

"By the breaking in of enraged merciless armies, flourishing countries have been laid waste, great numbers of people have perished in a short time, and many more have been pressed with poverty and grief."

~~~~~ John Woolman

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Thought for Today

"Not drunk is he who from the floor -
Can rise alone and still drink more;
But drunk is They, who prostrate lies,
Without the power to drink or rise."

~~~~~ Thomas Love Peacock

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Thought for Today

"What other nations call religious toleration, we call religious rights. They are not exercised in virtue of governmental indulgence, but as rights, of which government cannot deprive any portion of citizens, however small."

~~~~~ Richard Mentor Johnson

Friday, October 16, 2015

Thought for Today

"Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world - the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism."

~~~~~ David Ben-Gurion

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Thought for Today

"It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them."

~~~~~ P. G. Wodehouse

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Thought for Today

"I have only one yardstick by which I test every major problem – and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?"

~~~~~ President Dwight D. Eisenhower

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

"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

Monday, October 12, 2015

Thought for Today

"A big part of the problem that we face today is that our children have been taught at schools that every idea is right, that no one should criticize others' positions, no matter how odious."

~~~~~ Ed Royce

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Thought for Today

"Distinctions between citizens solely because of their ancestry are by their very nature odious to a free people whose institutions are founded upon the doctrine of equality."

~~~~~ Justice Harlan Stone

Friday, October 9, 2015

Thought for Today

"People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do."

~~~~~ Lewis Cass

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

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

Monday, October 5, 2015

Thought for Today

"We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter."

~~~~~ Denis Diderot

Sunday, October 4, 2015

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."

~~~~~ Rutherford B. Hayes

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Friday, October 2, 2015

Thought for Today

"I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress."

~~~~~ Elizabeth Montagu

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Thought for Today

"Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation."

~~~~~ Fletcher Knebel