Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Open Mind

"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
— Aristotle

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Equal Opportunity

"When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I’m beginning to believe it."
— Clarence Darrow

Monday, March 29, 2010

Genius with Humility

"What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left."
— Oscar Levant

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Do It

"What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do."
— John Ruskin

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Watch It

"Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny."
— Lao-Tze

Friday, March 26, 2010

Habits

"We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit."
— Aristotle

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Intimacy Problem

"My friends tell me I have an intimacy problem. But they don’t really know me."
— Garry Shandling

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Wealth

"The richest man is not he who has the most, but he who needs the least."
— Unknown

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

You Can Do It

"You can do anything, but not everything."
— David Allen

Monday, March 22, 2010

Accomplishment

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."
— Harry Truman

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Opposites

"The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth."
— Niels Bohr

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Immortality

"Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon."
— Susan Erz

Friday, March 19, 2010

Latine

"Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum sonatur."
(Whatever is said in Latin sounds profound.)
— Unknown

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Gift to the World

"The very best thing you can do for the whole world is to make the most of yourself."
— Wallace Wattles

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Be Yourself

"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken."
— Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Tomorrow is Busy

"Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week."
— Spanish Proverb

Monday, March 15, 2010

Adjust

"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails."
— William Arthur Ward

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Me Not So Smart

"It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer."
— Albert Einstein

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Present and Ignored

"The voice of reason is always present and ignored when pulling off something impossibly cool."
- Adam McLane

Friday, March 12, 2010

Wiping Tears

"She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook."
- Tommy Manville

Thursday, March 11, 2010

GO

"Go away. I'm all right."
- H.G. Wells's last words

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Fight for Right

"If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without blood shed; if you will not fight when your victory is sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival. There may even be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves."
- Winston Churchill

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Functional Delusion

"Delusions are often functional. A mother's opinions about her children's beauty, goodness, et cetera ad nauseam, keeps her from drowning them at birth."
- Robert Heinlein

Monday, March 8, 2010

Do It Yourself

"Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself."
- Thomas Jefferson

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Permanent Help

"You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves."
 - Abraham Lincoln

Saturday, March 6, 2010

I Get Back Up

"It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up."
 - Vince Lombardi

Friday, March 5, 2010

Poison

Nancy Astor: “Sir, if you were my husband, I would give you poison.”
Winston Churchill: “If I were your husband I would take it.”

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Inconsiderate

"If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant’s life, she will choose to save the infant’s life without even considering if there are men on base."
- Dave Barry

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Forgive

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."
- John F. Kennedy

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

War & Peace

"To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace."
- George Washington

Monday, March 1, 2010

Expectations

"We tend to get what we expect."
- Norman Vincent Peale