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Friday, August 31, 2018

Bruce Cockburn

"The trouble with normal is it always gets worse."
- Bruce Cockburn

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Fitzhugh Mullan

“Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey.”
- Fitzhugh Mullan

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Mary-Clair King

I think there are two keys to being creatively productive. One is not being daunted by one's fear of failure. The second is sheer perseverance.
- Mary-Clair King

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Carl Sagan

Our solar system consists of one star and some debris.
- Carl Sagan

Monday, August 27, 2018

Walter T. Tatara

"Surely the shortest commencement address in history; and for me one of the most memorable; was that of Dr. Harold E. Hyde, President of New Hampshire’s Plymouth State College. He reduced his message to the graduating class to these three ideals: 'Know yourself; Socrates. Control yourself; Cicero. Give yourself; Christ.'"
- Walter T. Tatara

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Henry David Thoreau

“Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.”
- Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Thomas J. Watson

It is better to aim at perfection and miss, than to aim at imperfection and hit it.
- Thomas J. Watson

Friday, August 24, 2018

W. C. Fields

Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket.
- W. C. Fields

Thursday, August 23, 2018

William Ralph Inge

Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter.
- William Ralph Inge

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Roger Miller

Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.
- Roger Miller

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Samuel Johnson

Of all the griefs that harass the distrest, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.
- Samuel Johnson

Monday, August 20, 2018

Dave Barry

What happens if a big asteroid hits Earth? Judging from realistic simulations involving a sledge hammer and a common laboratory frog, we can assume it will be pretty bad.
- Dave Barry

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Clare Booth Luce

“Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts. ”
- Clare Booth Luce (1903 - 1987)

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Alexis de Tocqueville

The most dangerous moment for a bad government is when it begins to reform.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Friday, August 17, 2018

Leonardo da Vinci

“Two weaknesses leaning together create a strength. Therefore the half of the world leaning against the other half becomes firm.”
- Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Elie Wiesel

The opposite of love is not hate,
it's indifference.
The opposite of art is not ugliness,
it's indifference.
The opposite of faith is not heresy,
it's indifference.
And the opposite of life is not death,
it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Friedrich Nietzsche

He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Theodore Roosevelt

To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Monday, August 13, 2018


Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that you are not known, see to be worthy of being known.
- Confucius

Sunday, August 12, 2018

John Ruskin

"The highest reward for man’s toil is not what he gets for it but what he becomes by it."
- John Ruskin

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Gloria Steinem

"I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career."
- Gloria Steinem

Friday, August 10, 2018

Irving Babbitt

Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control, and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful.
- Irving Babbitt

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Tao Te Ching

Simplicity, Patience, Compassion: These three are your greatest treasures.
- Tao Te Ching

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

C. S. Lewis

So many things--nay every real thing--is good if only it will be humble and ordinate.
- C. S. Lewis

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Niccolo Machiavelli

Whoever desires to found a state and give it laws, must start with assuming that all men are bad and ever ready to display their vicious nature, whenever they may find occasion for it.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Monday, August 06, 2018

Sean Connery

I have always hated that damn James Bond. I'd like to kill him.
- Sean Connery

Sunday, August 05, 2018

Phyllis Diller

Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home.
- Phyllis Diller

Saturday, August 04, 2018

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some of your hurts you have cured, And the sharpest you've even survived, But what torments of grief you've endured, From evils which never arrived.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, August 03, 2018

William Shakespeare

“I have not slept one wink”
- William Shakespeare, Cymbeline (1564-1616)

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Mahatma Gandhi

Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock.
- Mahatma Gandhi

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Mark Twain

They all did their best - to kill being the chiefest ambition of the human race and the earliest incident in its history-- but only the Christian civilization has scored a triumph to be proud of. Two or three centuries from now it will be recognized that all the competent killers are Christians; then the pagan world will go to school to the Christian- not to acquire his religion, but his guns.
- Mark Twain

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