Monday, November 30, 2015

Thought for Today

"It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not."

~~~~~ Jonathan Swift

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Thought for Today

"You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy, or given up all hope of the Presidency."

~~~~~ Wendell Phillips

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Thought for Today

"Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor."

~~~~~ Eric Sevareid

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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."

~~~~~ Ben Lindsey

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Thought for Today

"'Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and of obstinacy in a bad one."

~~~~~ Laurence Sterne

Monday, November 23, 2015

Thought for Today

"Frequently the more trifling the subject, the more animated and protracted the discussion."

~~~~~ Franklin Pierce

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Thought for Today

"In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant."

~~~~~ Charles de Gaulle

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Friday, November 20, 2015

Thought for Today

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

~~~~~ Arthur Guiterman

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Thought for Today

"I have had many troubles in my life, but the worst of them never came."

~~~~~ James A. Garfield

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Thought for Today

"I think that everything you do helps you to write if you're a writer. Adversity and success both contribute largely to making you what you are. If you don't experience either one of those, you're being deprived of something."

~~~~~ Shelby Foote

Monday, November 16, 2015

Thought for Today

"The kind of doctor I want is one who when he's not examining me is home studying medicine."

~~~~~ George S. Kaufman

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Thought for Today

"I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way."

~~~~~ Franklin Pierce Adams

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Friday, November 13, 2015

Thought for Today

"Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it."

~~~~~ William Shenstone

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Thought for Today

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

~~~~~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015

Thought for Today

"The old man, of whom we know how he has become what he is, is more of an individual than the young man; for it is only in the course of an eventful life that men are differentiated into full individuality."

~~~~~ Erich Auerbach

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Thought for Today

"Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false."

~~~~~ Richard Cecil

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Friday, November 6, 2015

Thought for Today

"Governmental aid is a drawback rather than an assistance, as, although it may facilitate in the routine of artistic production, it is an impediment to the development of true artistic genius."

~~~~~ John Philip Sousa

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Thought for Today

"We Americans are the best informed people on earth as to the events of the last twenty-four hours; we are the not the best informed as the events of the last sixty centuries."

~~~~~ Will Durant

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Thought for Today

"There are many causes why a people politically ignorant cannot be roused to action. Perfect political ignorance must be accompanied by indifference to the general interests of society, and thus one of the most powerful motives which can act on the human mind is totally destroyed."

~~~~~ Benjamin Robbins Curtis

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Thought for Today

"Truth gets well if she is run over by a locomotive, while error dies of lockjaw if she scratches her finger."

~~~~~ William Cullen Bryant

Monday, November 2, 2015

Thought for Today

"America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration."

~~~~~ Warren G. Harding

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Thought for Today

"A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion."

~~~~~ Grantland Rice