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Friday, July 31, 2009

Abigail van Buren

"The best index to a person's character is/ (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and/ (b) how he treats people who can't fight back."
- Abigail van Buren

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Max Born

The scientific theory I like the best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline baggage.
- Max Born

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Francis Bacon

We cannot command nature except by obeying her. 
- Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Thomas Sowell

There are only two ways of telling the complete truth - anonymously and posthumously.  
- Thomas Sowell

Monday, July 27, 2009

Arthur Christopher Benson

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.
- Arthur Christopher Benson 

Sunday, July 26, 2009

John W. Gardner

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
- John W. Gardner

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Joe Gibbs

People who enjoy what they are doing invariably do it well.
- Joe Gibbs 

Friday, July 24, 2009


Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do.
- Voltaire

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Wayne Dyer

If you are living out of a sense of obligation you are slave.
- Wayne Dyer

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Samuel Butler

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
  - Samuel Butler

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Lord Chesterfield

"Whatever you do, do it to the purpose; do it thoroughly, not superficially. Go to the bottom of things. Any thing half done, or half known, is in my mind, neither done nor known at all. Nay, worse, for it often misleads."
- Lord Chesterfield

Monday, July 20, 2009

Joan Rohde

Comparing my insides to other people's outsides causes me problems.
- Joan Rohde

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Thomas H. Huxley

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.
  - Thomas H. Huxley

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Don Miguel Ruiz

"You don't need to worship idols of the Virgin Mary, the Christ, or the Buddha. You can if you want to; if it feels good, do it. Your own body is a manifestation of God, and if you honor your body everything will change for you."
- Don Miguel Ruiz

Friday, July 17, 2009

Samuel T. Coleridge

Advice is like snow; the softer it falls the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
- Samuel T. Coleridge

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Brian Adams

Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.
- Brian Adams 

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Archibald MacLeish

Man can live his truth, his deepest truth, but cannot speak it.
- Archibald MacLeish

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Beatrice Vincent

The people with whom you work reflect your own attitude. If you are suspicious, unfriendly and condescending, you will find these unlovely traits echoed all about you. But if you are on your best behavior, you will bring out the best in the persons with whom you are going to spend most of your waking hours. 
- Beatrice Vincent

Monday, July 13, 2009

John Quincy Adams

The influence of each human being on others in this life is a kind of immortality. 
- John Quincy Adams

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Let everyone sweep in front of his own door and the whole world will be clean. 
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Saturday, July 11, 2009

The Dalai Lama

In life, the difficult periods are the best periods to gain experience and shore up determination. As a result, my mental status is much improved because of them.
- The Dalai Lama

Friday, July 10, 2009

Francis T. Vincent, Jr.

Baseball teaches us, or has taught most of us, how to deal with failure. We learn at a very young age that failure is the norm in baseball and ... errors [are] part of the game, part of its rigorous truth. 
- Francis T. Vincent, Jr.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Henry Ford

Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right. 
- Henry Ford (1863-1947) American Industrialist

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Jack Handey

If a kid asks where rain comes from, I think a cute thing to tell him is "God is crying." And if he asks why God is crying, another cute thing to tell him is "Probably because of something you did."
- Jack Handey

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Arnold Bennett

Beware of undertaking too much at the start. Be content with quite a little. Allow for accidents. Allow for human nature, especially your own.
- Arnold Bennett

Monday, July 06, 2009

William Van Horne

Nothing is too small to know, and nothing is too big to attempt.
- William Van Horne

Sunday, July 05, 2009


Those who, relying upon themselves only, not looking for assistance to anyone besides themselves, it is they who will reach the top-most height.
- Buddha

Saturday, July 04, 2009

Erma Bombeck

You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism. 
- Erma Bombeck

Friday, July 03, 2009


"While there's life, there's hope."
- Cicero

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Lady Bird Johnson

It is wonderful to be in on the creation of something, see it used, and then walk away and smile at it.
- Lady Bird Johnson (1912- ) American First Lady

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Mark Twain

The government of my country snubs honest simplicity, but fondles artistic villainy, and I think I might have developed into a very capable pickpocket if I had remained in the public service a year or two.
- Mark Twain

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