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Tuesday, August 31, 2010


He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.
- Saki

Monday, August 30, 2010

I. F. Stone

If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in; first, you get accused of things you never did, and later, credited for virtues you never had.
- I. F. Stone

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Daniel Webster

"It is hardly too strong to say that the Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters."
- Daniel Webster

Saturday, August 28, 2010

John J. Plomp

You know that children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
- John J. Plomp

Friday, August 27, 2010

Tom Peters

If you're not confused, you're not paying attention.
- Tom Peters

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Dr. Joyce Brothers

"Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success."
- Dr. Joyce Brothers

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Robert F. Kennedy

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."
- Robert F. Kennedy

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, August 23, 2010

Stephen King

The road to hell is paved with adverbs.
- Stephen King

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Louis L'Amour

Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.
- Louis L'Amour

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Jim Rohn

"Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person we become."
- Jim Rohn

Friday, August 20, 2010

Admiral Grace Hopper

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Admiral Grace Hopper

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Kin Hubbard

The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
- Kin Hubbard

Wednesday, August 18, 2010


Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
- Aristotle

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

T. S. Eliot

Humankind cannot stand very much reality.
- T. S. Eliot

Monday, August 16, 2010

Dale Carnegie

"All life is a chance. So take it! The person who goes furthest is the one who is willing to do and dare."
- Dale Carnegie

Sunday, August 15, 2010

George S. Patton

Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.
- George S. Patton

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Walter Williams

A thief is more moral than a congressman; when a thief steals your money, he doesn't demand you thank him.
- Walter Williams

Friday, August 13, 2010

Lord Acton

Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
- Lord Acton (1887)

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Winston Churchill

Politics are almost as exciting as war and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics - many times.
- Winston Churchill

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Sigmund Freud

The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
- Sigmund Freud

Monday, August 09, 2010

Harry S. Truman

It's a recession when your neighbour loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.
- Harry S. Truman

Sunday, August 08, 2010

Herbert Hoover

Every collectivist revolution rides in on a Trojan horse of "emergency". It was the tactic of Lenin, Hitler, and Mussolini. In the collectivist sweep over a dozen minor countries of Europe, it was the cry of men striving to get on horseback. And "emergency" became the justification of the subsequent steps. This technique of creating emergency is the greatest achievement that demagoguery attains.
- Herbert Hoover

Saturday, August 07, 2010

Aldous Huxley

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

Friday, August 06, 2010

Marlene Dietrich

I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
- Marlene Dietrich

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Thomas Edison

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."
- Thomas Edison

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Albert Einstein

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
- Albert Einstein

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Pablo Picasso

There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
- Pablo Picasso

Monday, August 02, 2010

Al Capp

Abstract art is the product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
- Al Capp

Sunday, August 01, 2010

Mark Twain

Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.
- Mark Twain

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