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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Niccolo Machiavelli

Men judge generally more by the eye than by the hand, for everyone can see and few can feel. Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Stanislaus I

To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting.
- Stanislaus I of Poland

Monday, November 28, 2016

C. S. Lewis

Every sin is the distortion of an energy breathed into us...
- C. S. Lewis

Sunday, November 27, 2016


"Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well."
- Voltaire

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Arthur Brisbane

"A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling."
- Arthur Brisbane

Friday, November 25, 2016

Anais Nin

"We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are."
- Anais Nin

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Anthony Trollope

"Nothing surely is as potent as a law that may not be disobeyed. It has the force of the water drop that hollows the stone. A small dainty task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules."
- Anthony Trollope

Wednesday, November 23, 2016


To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.
- Akhenaton

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Gaston Bachelard

There is no original truth, only original error.
- Gaston Bachelard

Monday, November 21, 2016


He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much.
- Lao-Tzu

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Mae West

He who hesitates is last.
- Mae West

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour on it, the more it will contract.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Friday, November 18, 2016

Soren Kierkegaard

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Buckminster Fuller

Wealth is the product of energy times intelligence energy turned into artifacts that advantage human life.
- Buckminster Fuller

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Benjamin Disraeli

The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share riches but to reveal him his own.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

William Hazlitt

“The soul of the journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as one pleases.”
- William Hazlitt

Monday, November 14, 2016

Mignon McLaughlin

Many are saved from sin by being so inept at it.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Samuel Johnson

Love is only one of many passions.
- Samuel Johnson

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Erich Fromm

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
- Erich Fromm

Friday, November 11, 2016

Douglas Adams

“In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move.”
- Douglas Adams (1952 - 2001)

Thursday, November 10, 2016


Of men who have a sense of honor, more come through alive than are slain, but from those who flee comes neither glory nor any help.
- Homer

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Oscar Wilde

Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.
- Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Ambrose Bierce

Friendship: A ship big enough to carry two in fair weather, but only one in foul.
- Ambrose Bierce

Monday, November 07, 2016

Robert Pante

"If you look good and dress well, you don't need a purpose in life."
- Robert Pante

Sunday, November 06, 2016

Don Herrold

Babies are such a nice way to start people.
- Don Herrold

Saturday, November 05, 2016

Peter De Vries

"There are times when parenthood seems nothing but feeding the mouth that bites you."
- Peter De Vries

Friday, November 04, 2016

Akira Kurosawa

"In a mad world only the mad are sane."
- Akira Kurosawa

Thursday, November 03, 2016

George Bernard Shaw

"The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one."
- George Bernard Shaw

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Thomas Fuller

A man is not good or bad for one action.
- Thomas Fuller

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Mark Twain

When we are young we generally estimate an opinion by the size of the person that holds it, but later we find that is an uncertain rule, for we realize that there are times when a hornet's opinion disturbs us more than an emperor's.
- Mark Twain

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