Thursday, April 29, 2010

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

That's Quiet

"It was so quiet, you could hear the paint drying on the wall."
- Fred Smith Sr.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

A Calm & Lucid Woman

"She was as calm as she was lucid, which is to say not at all."

Monday, April 26, 2010

Self-Evaluation

"When a man is getting worse, he understands his own badness less and less. A moderately bad man knows he is not very good: a thoroughly bad man thinks he is all right."
- C.S. Lewis

Sunday, April 25, 2010

How to Live

"Would you live with ease? Do what you ought, not what you please."
- Benjamin Franklin

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Favorite Chores

"My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint."
- Erma Bombeck

Friday, April 23, 2010

Be Kind

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."
- Plato

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Soccer

"If God had wanted man to play soccer, he wouldn't have given us arms."
- Mike Ditka

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Self-Confidence

"I have great faith in fools. My friends call it self-confidence."
- Edgar Allan Poe

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Truth, Freedom, Knowledge

"I believe it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant."
- H.L. Mencken

Monday, April 19, 2010

Counterfeit

"In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it, thou art a fool."
- Rabbi Ben Azai

Sunday, April 18, 2010

When Life Ends

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."
- Martin Luther King

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Greatest Happiness

"Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits."
- Thomas Jefferson

Friday, April 16, 2010

We May Fail

"The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just."
- Abraham Lincoln

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Tax Day

"To force a man to pay for the violation of his own liberty is indeed an addition of insult to injury."
- Benjamin Tucker

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Plans

"People know you for what you've done, not for what you plan to do."
- unknown

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Softest Pillow

"There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience."
- French Proverb

Monday, April 12, 2010

Use Yourself

"Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; do not outlive yourself."
- Bernard Shaw

Sunday, April 11, 2010

The Pursuit

"Every calling is great when greatly pursued."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Attitude

"Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens."
- John Homer Miller

Friday, April 9, 2010

Self-Made

"It is a painful thing to look at your own trouble and know that you yourself and no one else has made it."
- Sophocles

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Eye-Opening

"Love is blind -- marriage is the eye-opener."
- Pauline Thomason

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Judge or Love

"If you judge people, you have no time to love them."
- Mother Teresa

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Poverty

"It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor."
- Seneca

Monday, April 5, 2010

Wisdom

"Everyone is wise until he speaks."
- Irish Proverb

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Royal Family

"I have never said I am against the monarchy. I think they are a harmless, rather odd little family."
- George W. Bush

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Writing for Myself

"Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self."
— Cyril Connolly

Friday, April 2, 2010

They Laughed at Him

"They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown."
— Carl Sagan

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Secret of Life

"The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made."
— Groucho Marx