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Saturday, October 31, 2015

C. S. Lewis

God will look to every soul like its first love because He is its first love.
- C. S. Lewis

Friday, October 30, 2015

George Washington

Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Frederic Bastiat

Let us note that man is made in such a way that he seeks pleasure and shuns pain. From this source, I agree, come all the evils of society: war, slavery, monopoly, privilege; but from this source also come all the good things of life, since the satisfaction of wants and the avoidance of suffering are the motives of human action.
- Frederic Bastiat

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Douglas Adams

"Ah, this is obviously some strange usage of the word 'safe' that I wasn't previously aware of."
- Douglas Adams

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Victor Hugo

"A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor."
- Victor Hugo

Monday, October 26, 2015

David Herbert Lawrence

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Sunday, October 25, 2015


What the eye does not admire the heart does not desire.
- Proverb

Saturday, October 24, 2015

William Shakespeare

Things without remedy, should be without regard; what is done, is done.
- William Shakespeare

Friday, October 23, 2015

Peggy Noonan

Speeches are not magic and there is no great speech without great policy.
- Peggy Noonan

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Thomas Edison

When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.
- Thomas Edison

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Omar Khayyam

Ah, take the Cash, and let the Credit go, Nor heed the rumble of a distant Drum!
- Omar Khayyam

Tuesday, October 20, 2015


Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you have was once among the things only hoped for.
- Epicurus

Monday, October 19, 2015


I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous.
- Anonymous

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Franz Kafka

“Paths are made by walking.”
- Franz Kafka

Saturday, October 17, 2015


Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.
- Plutarch

Friday, October 16, 2015

John Ruskin

Of all the pulpits from which human voice is ever sent forth, there is none from which it reaches so far as from the grave.
- John Ruskin

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Friedrich Nietzsche

The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Elinor Goulding Smith

It sometimes happens, even in the best of families, that a baby is born. This is not necessarily cause for alarm. The important thing is to keep your wits about you and borrow some money.
- Elinor Goulding Smith

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Saint Augustine

Patience is the companion of wisdom.
- Saint Augustine

Monday, October 12, 2015

Tom Stoppard

“Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.”- Tom Stoppard (1937)

Sunday, October 11, 2015

EM Forster

To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art, men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.
- EM Forster

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Jock Falkson

At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At 40, we don't care what they think of us. At 60, we discover they haven't been thinking about us at all.- Jock Falkson

Friday, October 09, 2015

P. G. Wodehouse

"It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them."
- P. G. Wodehouse

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"To be pleased with one's limits is a wretched state."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

George Bernard Shaw

"Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until I say something nice about them."
- George Bernard Shaw

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Jim Rohn

Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
- Jim Rohn

Monday, October 05, 2015

Sean O'Casey

"All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed."
- Sean O'Casey

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Cyril Connolly

All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.
- Cyril Connolly

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Adam Smith

The real price of everything, what everything really costs to the man who wants to acquire it, is the toil and trouble of acquiring it.
- Adam Smith

Friday, October 02, 2015

Alexander Maclaren

Seek to cultivate a buoyant, joyous sense of the crowded kindnesses of God in your daily life.
- Alexander Maclaren

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Mark Twain

I think we never become really and genuinely our entire and honest selves until we are dead--and not then until we have been dead years and years. People ought to start dead, and they would be honest so much earlier.
- Mark Twain

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