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Saturday, February 28, 2015

John Milton

The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make heaven of Hell, and a hell of Heaven.
- John Milton

Friday, February 27, 2015

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone; For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own.- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Martin Buber

An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
- Martin Buber

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Norton Juster

“A slavish concern for the composition of words is the sign of a bankrupt intellect. Be gone, odious wasp! You smell of decayed syllables.”- Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth (1961)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

George Washington

To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
- George Washington

Monday, February 23, 2015

Niccolo Machiavelli

There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth; but when everyone can tell you the truth, you lose their respect.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Tao Te Ching

If you don't trust people, you make them untrustworthy.
- Tao Te Ching

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Maya Angelou

Life loves the liver of it.
- Maya Angelou

Friday, February 20, 2015

Clarence Thomas

I dont believe in quotas. America was founded on a philosophy of individual rights, not group rights.
- Clarence Thomas

Pearl S. Buck

Order is the shape upon which beauty depends.
- Pearl S. Buck

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Olivia Ross

“Homework is continuous, but my brain is discrete.”
- Olivia Ross (2007)

Wednesday, February 18, 2015


Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
- Aeschylus

Tuesday, February 17, 2015


Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil.
- Plato

Monday, February 16, 2015

Ronald Reagan

Status quo, you know, that is Latin for the mess we're in.
- Ronald Reagan

Sunday, February 15, 2015

St. Jerome

Prayer is a groan.
- St. Jerome

Saturday, February 14, 2015

George Burns

If it's a good script I'll do it. And if it's a bad script, and they pay me enough, I'll do it.
- George Burns

Friday, February 13, 2015

Georges Duhamel

"I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world."
- Georges Duhamel

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Gore Vidal

"There is no human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise."
- Gore Vidal

Wednesday, February 11, 2015


Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.
- Socrates

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Arthur Stringer

"Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow."
- Arthur Stringer

Monday, February 09, 2015

George Bernard Shaw

"A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic."
- George Bernard Shaw

Sunday, February 08, 2015

David Hume

The supposition that the future resembles the past, is not founded on arguments of any kind, but is derived entirely from habit.
- David Hume

Saturday, February 07, 2015

Joey Adams

Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.
- Joey Adams

Friday, February 06, 2015

George Matthew Adams

There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause.- George Matthew Adams

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Benjamin Disraeli

My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Wednesday, February 04, 2015


When it's a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
- Voltaire

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

John Steinbeck

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
- John Steinbeck

Monday, February 02, 2015

James Baldwin

"Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced."
- James Baldwin

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Mark Twain

“You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”
- Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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