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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Henry Ford

An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.
- Henry Ford

Saturday, January 30, 2010

P. J. O'Rourke

Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Friday, January 29, 2010

Will Rogers

This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
- Will Rogers

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Laurence J. Peter

America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.
- Laurence J. Peter

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Ralph Bus

Children really brighten up a household - they never turn the lights off.
- Ralph Bus

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

John Steinbeck

Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
- John Steinbeck

Monday, January 25, 2010

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Sunday, January 24, 2010


In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
- Confucius

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Homer Simpson

Bart, a woman is like a beer. They look good, they smell good, and you'd step over your own mother just to get one!
- Homer Simpson

Friday, January 22, 2010

Winston Churchill

Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has no heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.
- Winston Churchill

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Rowan Atkinson

You're about as useful as a one-legged man at an arse kicking contest.
- Rowan Atkinson

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Albert Einstein

Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.
- Albert Einstein

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Kurt Vonnegut

There is a tragic flaw in our precious Constitution, and I don't know what can be done to fix it. This is it: Only nut cases want to be president.
- Kurt Vonnegut

Monday, January 18, 2010

Aldous Huxley

An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.
- Aldous Huxley

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Mahatma Gandhi

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.
- Mahatma Gandhi

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 - 1935)

Friday, January 15, 2010

Russell P. Askue

If living conditions don't stop improving in this country, we're going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men.
- Russell P. Askue

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Fernandez de Andrada

For me it is sufficient to have a corner by my hearth, a book and a friend, and a nap undisturbed by creditors or grief.
- Fernandez de Andrada

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

John Ciardi

A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
- John Ciardi (1916 - 1986)

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

John Adams

In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress.
- John Adams (1735 - 1826)

Monday, January 11, 2010

John Kenneth Galbraith

If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Mary Hemingway

Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.
- Mary Hemingway

Saturday, January 09, 2010

Irene C. Kassorla

You must have control of the authorship of your own destiny. The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.
- Irene C. Kassorla

Friday, January 08, 2010

Lao Tzu

"Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power."
- Lao Tzu

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Stephen Covey

"We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey."
- Stephen Covey

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Woody Allen

I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it's the government.
- Woody Allen

Tuesday, January 05, 2010


"I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it."
- Voltaire

Monday, January 04, 2010

Bob Edwards

A little learning is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
- Bob Edwards

Sunday, January 03, 2010

Daniel Webster

Employment gives health, sobriety, and morals. Constant employment and well-paid labor produce general prosperity, content, and cheerfulness.
- Daniel Webster

Saturday, January 02, 2010

Oscar Wilde

When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.
- Oscar Wilde

Friday, January 01, 2010

Mark Twain

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
- Mark Twain

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