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Thursday, November 30, 2006

George Bernard Shaw

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
- George Bernard Shaw

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

P. J. O'Rourke

A very quiet and tasteful way to be famous is to have a famous relative. Then you can not only be nothing, you can do nothing too.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Ronald Reagan

"The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away."
- Ronald Reagan

Monday, November 27, 2006

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunday, November 26, 2006

Christopher Morley

"Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity."
- Christopher Morley

Saturday, November 25, 2006

Albert Schweitzer

"Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier."
- Albert Schweitzer

Friday, November 24, 2006

Red Cloud

I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
- Red Cloud

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Zig Ziglar

You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
-Zig Ziglar

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Henny Youngman

I take my wife everywhere, but she keeps finding her way back.
- Henny Youngman

Monday, November 20, 2006

Henry Brooks Adams

"A teacher affects eternity, he can never tell, where his influence stops."
- Henry Brooks Adams

Sunday, November 19, 2006

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Sir Francis Bacon

If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows that he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them.
- Sir Francis Bacon

Saturday, November 18, 2006

Abraham Lincoln

You can have anything you want -- if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

- Abraham Lincoln

Friday, November 17, 2006

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Pablo Casals

"Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most."
- Pablo Casals

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Gloria Steinem

"Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning."
- Gloria Steinem

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Tom Brown, Jr.

We learned to be patient observers like the owl. We learned cleverness from the crow, and courage from the jay, who will attack an owl ten times its size to drive it off its territory. But above all of them ranked the chickadee because of its indomitable spirit.
- Tom Brown, Jr., The Tracker

Monday, November 13, 2006

Thomas Jefferson

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
-Thomas Jefferson

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Chief Aupumut

When it comes time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.
- Chief Aupumut (1725), Mohican.

Saturday, November 11, 2006

John Churton Collins

In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.
- John Churton Collins

Friday, November 10, 2006

George Carlin

What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
- George Carlin

Thursday, November 09, 2006


Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
- Aristotle

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Samuel Smiles

"Progress, however, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step."
-- Samuel Smiles

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Ambrose Bierce

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
- Ambrose Bierce

Monday, November 06, 2006

Honore de Balzac

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
- Honore de Balzac

Sunday, November 05, 2006

Ivy Baker Priest

"The world is round, and the place which may seem like the end...may also be only the beginning."
- Ivy Baker Priest

Saturday, November 04, 2006

Ayn Rand

"The evil of the world is made possible by nothing but the sanction you give it."
- Ayn Rand

Friday, November 03, 2006

Barbara Walters

"Success can make you go one of two ways. It can make you a prima donna... or it can smooth the edges, take away the insecurities, let the nice things come out."
- Barbara Walters

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Franz Kafka

The meaning of life is that it stops.
- Franz Kafka

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Woody Allen

"Sex without love is an empty gesture. But as empty gestures go, it is one of the best."
- Woody Allen

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