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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The Dhammapada

“Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.”
- The Dhammapada

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Tom Robbins

"Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature."
- Tom Robbins

Monday, July 29, 2013

T. S. Eliot

"Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers."
- T. S. Eliot

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Albert Einstein

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
- Albert Einstein

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Rabindranath Tagore

"You can't cross a sea by merely staring into the water."
- Rabindranath Tagore

Friday, July 26, 2013

Ge Hong

Those who seek to become immortals must regard loyalty, filiality, peacefulness, obedience, benevolence and trustworthiness as fundamental.
- Ge Hong

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Michel de Montaigne

If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
- Michel de Montaigne

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Louisa May Alcott

Father asked us, What was God's noblest work? Anna said, Men, but I said Babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are.
- Louisa May Alcott

Tuesday, July 23, 2013


Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it.
- Plato

Monday, July 22, 2013

Tao Te Ching

Just stay at the center of the circle and let all things take their course.
- Tao Te Ching

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Dave Barry

Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer.
- Dave Barry

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Thomas Edison

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
- Thomas Edison

Friday, July 19, 2013

A. P. Gouthey

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
- A. P. Gouthey

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Lao Tzu

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.”
- Lao Tzu

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

J. D. Salinger

"I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy."
- J. D. Salinger

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Ambrose Bierce

Optimist: A proponent of the doctrine that black is white.
- Ambrose Bierce

Monday, July 15, 2013


The gods help them that help themselves.
- Aesop

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Ronald Reagan

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

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Stanislaw J. Lec

"I am against using death as a punishment. I am also against using it as a reward."
- Stanislaw J. Lec

Friday, July 12, 2013

Katharine Hepburn

Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and at the same time selling yourself.
- Katharine Hepburn

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Terry Pratchett

“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”
- Terry Pratchett (1948 -)

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Helen Keller

"I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble."
- Helen Keller

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Stephen Leacock

I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
- Stephen Leacock

Monday, July 08, 2013

Kin Hubbard

Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
- Kin Hubbard

Sunday, July 07, 2013

Niccolo Machiavelli

He who blinded by ambition, raises himself to a position whence he cannot mount higher, must thereafter fall with the greatest loss.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Saturday, July 06, 2013

Lester R. Bittel

Good plans shape good decisions. That's why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true.
- Lester R. Bittel The Nine Master Keys of Management

Friday, July 05, 2013


All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
- Socrates

Thursday, July 04, 2013

H. L. Mencken

Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.
- H. L. Mencken

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Antonin Scalia

A Bill of Rights that means what the majority wants it to mean, is worthless.
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Tuesday, July 02, 2013


The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
- Confucius

Monday, July 01, 2013

Mark Twain

"Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform."
- Mark Twain

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