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Quote of the Day from John J. Sullivan, who was an Arizona Tile Contractor in Scottsdale Arizona until he retired.

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Sunday, August 31, 2014

African proverb

“It is better to travel alone than with a bad companion.”
- African proverb

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Jerome K. Jerome

“It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.”
- Jerome K. Jerome (1859 - 1929)

Friday, August 29, 2014

Brian Tracy

No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
- Brian Tracy

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Linus Torvalds

The Linux philosophy is Laugh in the face of danger. Oops. Wrong One. Do it yourself. Yes, thats it.
- Linus Torvalds

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Jean Cocteau

"The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizzare which seems inherent in them."
- Jean Cocteau

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

John Selden

Of all actions of a man's life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet of all actions of our life 'Tis most meddled with by other people.
- John Selden

Monday, August 25, 2014

Edward R. Murrow

"When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained."
- Edward R. Murrow

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Edith Wharton

“How much longer are we going to think it necessary to be ''American'' before (or in contradistinction to) being cultivated, being enlightened, being humane, and having the same intellectual discipline as other civilized countries? ”
- Edith Wharton (1862 - 1937)

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Jacques Derrida

"To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend."
- Jacques Derrida

Friday, August 22, 2014

Alfred Hitchcock

Television has brought back murder into the home - where it belongs.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Samuel Goldwyn

I never put on a pair of shoes until I've worn them at least five years.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Ludwig Wittgenstein

A philosopher who is not taking part in discussions is like a boxer who never goes into the ring
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Michael Jordan

To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don't isolate.
- Michael Jordan

Monday, August 18, 2014


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

Sunday, August 17, 2014


Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
- Napoleon

Saturday, August 16, 2014

C. Archie Danielson

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
- C. Archie Danielson

Friday, August 15, 2014

William Shakespeare

“All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts.”
- William Shakespeare, As You Like It (1564-1616)

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Jean-Baptiste Andre Godin

The quality of expectations determines the quality of our action.
- Jean-Baptiste Andre Godin

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Robert Frost

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”
- Robert Frost

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Mother Teresa

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Monday, August 11, 2014


Time is God's way of keeping everything from happening at once.
- Anonymous

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Joey Adams

A bikini is like a barbed-wire fence. It protects the property without obstructing the view.
- Joey Adams

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Sir Max Beerbohm

The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to a bad end.
- Sir Max Beerbohm

Friday, August 08, 2014

Farmers' Almanac

"To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer."
- Farmers' Almanac

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Ben Franklin

“The Constitution only give people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.”
- Ben Franklin (1706-1790)

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Oscar Wilde

“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.”
- Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Arab proverb

“Who lives sees much. Who travels sees more.”
- Arab proverb

Monday, August 04, 2014

Albert Einstein

“My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with out frail and feeble minds.”
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not the age of Revolution; when the old and the new stand side by side...when the glories of the old can be compensated by the rich possibilities of the new era? This time...is a very good one...
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Margaret Thatcher

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
- Margaret Thatcher

Friday, August 01, 2014

Mark Twain

Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't fatten the dog.
- Mark Twain

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