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Saturday, April 30, 2016

C. S. Lewis

No good work is done anywhere without aid from the Father of Lights.
- C. S. Lewis

Friday, April 29, 2016

David Frost

Having one child makes you a parent; having two you are a referee.
- David Frost

Thursday, April 28, 2016


Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
- Plato

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Bo Bennett

Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.
- Bo Bennett

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Pat Riley

Each Warrior wants to leave the mark of his will, his signature, on important acts he touches. This is not the voice of ego but of the human spirit, rising up and declaring that it has something to contribute to the solution of the hardest problems, no matter how vexing.
- Pat Riley

Monday, April 25, 2016

Jean Cocteau

When a work appears to be ahead of its time, it is only the time that is behind the work.
- Jean Cocteau

Sunday, April 24, 2016


Respectfulness, without the rules of propriety, becomes laborious bustle; carefulness, without the rules of propriety, becomes timidity; boldness, without the rules of propriety, becomes insubordination; straightforwardness, without the rules of propriety, becomes rudeness.
- Confucius (551-479 BC), The Analects

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Napoleon Bonaparte

A people which is able to say everything becomes able to do everything.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Friday, April 22, 2016

Helen Keller

People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
- Helen Keller

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Bart Simpson

Remember, you can always find East by staring directly at the sun.
- Bart Simpson

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Earth laughs in flowers.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Oscar Wilde

Philosophy teaches us to bear with equanimity the misfortunes of others.
- Oscar Wilde (Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde)

Monday, April 18, 2016

Wendy Liebman

I found out why cats drink out of the toilet. My mother told me it's because the water is cold in there. And I'm like, how did my mother know that?
- Wendy Liebman

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Scott Cameron

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”
- Scott Cameron

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Yahia Lababidi

If Love, as they say, is blind then, Lust must be deaf, dumb and blind.
- Yahia Lababidi

Friday, April 15, 2016

Bill Watterson

“Oops, I always forget that the purpose of competition is to divide people into winners and losers.” - Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes) (1958 - )

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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)

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Walt Whitman

I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and self contained,I stand and look at them long and long.
- Walt Whitman

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Thomas Edison

Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
- Thomas Edison

Monday, April 11, 2016

John Milton

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

Sunday, April 10, 2016

William Shakespeare

To mourn a mischief that is past and gone is the next way to draw new mischief on.
- William Shakespeare

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Tris Speaker

If you put a baseball and other toys in front of a baby, he'll pick up a baseball in preference to the others.
- Tris Speaker

Friday, April 08, 2016

Henry David Thoreau

“A traveller. I love his title. A traveller is to be reverenced as such. His profession is the best symbol of our life. Going from — toward; it is the history of every one of us. It is a great art to saunter.”
- Henry David Thoreau

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Margaret Mead

Women want mediocre men, and men are working hard to be as mediocre as possible.
- Margaret Mead

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

English Proverb

When the sword of rebellion is drawn, the sheath should be thrown away.
- English Proverb

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Leslie Wexner

Buyers are graded not only on their successes, but also on their failures. Too many hits means the buyer isn't taking enough chances.
- Leslie Wexner

Monday, April 04, 2016

Solomon Short

"The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky."
- Solomon Short

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Tom Stoppard

"We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered."
- Tom Stoppard

Saturday, April 02, 2016


“Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.”
- Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

Friday, April 01, 2016

Mark Twain

It is better to read the weather forcast before we pray for rain.
- Mark Twain

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