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Sunday, May 31, 2015


Much effort, much prosperity.
- Euripides

Saturday, May 30, 2015

J. R. R. Tolkien

The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.- J. R. R. Tolkien

Friday, May 29, 2015

Will Durant

Philosophy begins when one learns to doubt - particularly to doubt one's cherished beliefs, one's dogmas and one's axioms.
- Will Durant

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Jane Austen

Everybody likes to go their own way - to choose their own time and manner of devotion.
- Jane Austen

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Richard Branson

My biggest motivation? Just to keep challenging myself. I see life almost like one long University education that I never had, every day I'm learning something new.
- Richard Branson

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Saint Augustine

“Go forth on your path, as it exists only through your walking.”
- Saint Augustine

Monday, May 25, 2015

Edwin P. Whipple

An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.
- Edwin P. Whipple

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Thomas L. Masson

There are seventy million books in American libraries, but the one you want is always out.
- Thomas L. Masson

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Edward Gibbon

Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved-to write a book.
- Edward Gibbon

Friday, May 22, 2015

Alfred Lord Tennyson

I am a part of all that I have met.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Thursday, May 21, 2015

George Bernard Shaw

I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind.
- George Bernard Shaw

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Johnny Carson

I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.
- Johnny Carson

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

H. L. Mencken

A home is not a mere transient shelter: its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it.
- H. L. Mencken

Monday, May 18, 2015


No human thing is of serious importance.
- Plato

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Helen Gurley Brown

One of the paramount reasons for staying attractive is so you can have somebody to go to bed with.
- Helen Gurley Brown

Saturday, May 16, 2015


The wronged side is always the safest.
- Sibbes

Friday, May 15, 2015

Charles Caleb Colton

"If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; If you would know, and not be known, live in a city."
- Charles Caleb Colton

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ogden Nash

"People who have what they want are fond of telling people who haven't what they want that they really don't want it."
- Ogden Nash

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Pierre Laplace

Your Highness, I have no need of this hypothesis. (To Napoleon on why his works on celestial mechanics makes no mention of God)
- Pierre Laplace

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Pearl S Buck

None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.
- Pearl S Buck

Monday, May 11, 2015

Bob Proctor

Refuse to let your present results influence your thinking. Keep reminding yourself that you have a power within you that is superior to any condition or circumstance you may encounter enroute to your goal.
- Bob Proctor

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Charles Simmons

Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.- Charles Simmons

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Robert Louis Stevenson

“To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.”
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Friday, May 08, 2015

Terry Pratchett

“Revolutions always come around again. That's why they're called revolutions.”- Terry Pratchett, Night Watch (1948 -)

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Bill Shankly

Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I don't like that attitude. I can assure them it is much more serious than that.
- Bill Shankly

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

William Shakespeare

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
- William Shakespeare

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Winston Churchill

My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years to have breakfast together, but it was so disagreeable we had to stop.
- Winston Churchill

Monday, May 04, 2015

James Allen

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
- James Allen

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Albert Einstein

With fame I become more and more stupid, which of course is a very common phenomenon.
- Albert Einstein

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr.

“When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.”- Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968)

Friday, May 01, 2015

Mark Twain

I don't like this thing of being stripped naked & washed. I like to be stripped & warmed at the stove--that is real bully--but I do despise this washing business. I believe it to be a gratuitous & unnecessary piece of meanness. I never see them wash the cat.
- Mark Twain

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