Saturday, April 30, 2016

Quote of the Day

'Tis an old maxim in the schools,
That flattery's the food of fools
Yet now and then your men of wit
Will condescend to take a bit.
- Jonathan Swift

Friday, April 29, 2016

Quote of the Day

Whenever anyone says, "theoretically", they really mean, "not really".
- Dave Parnas

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Quote of the Day

Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.
- Henry Steele Commager

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Quote of the Day

If we did all the things we were capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
- Thomas Alva Edison

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Quote of the Day

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
- Derek Bok

Monday, April 25, 2016

Quote of the Day

One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
- James Watson

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Quote of the Day

Either God wants to abolish evil, and cannot; Or he can, but does not want to; Or he cannot and does not want to. If he wants to, but cannot, he is impotent. If he can, but does not want to, he is wicked. But, if God both can and wants to abolish evil, Then how come evil in the world?
- Epicurus, 350-270 BC

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Quote of the Day

[Your] horrid image doth unfix my hair.
Shakespeare, "Macbeth"

Friday, April 22, 2016

Quote of the Day

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
- Benjamin Franklin

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Quote of the Day

Go west, young man!
- Horace Greeley

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Quote of the Day

I would thou didst itch from head to foot and I had the scratching of thee!
- Shakespeare in "Troilus and Cressida"

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Quote of the Day

I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Monday, April 18, 2016

Quote of the Day

May you be cursed with a chronic anxiety about the weather!
- John Burroughs

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Quote of the Day

The universe is not hostile, nor yet is it friendly. It is simply indifferent.
- J. H. Holmes

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Quote of the Day

For there was never yet a philosopher that could endure the toothache patiently.
- William Shakespeare, "Much Ado About Nothing"

Friday, April 15, 2016

Quote of the Day

I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
- Ralph Nader

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Quote of the Day

By neccessity, by proclivity, - and by delight, we all quote.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Quote of the Day

Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
- Yogi Berra

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Quote of the Day

It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

Monday, April 11, 2016

Quote of the Day

Perhaps nothing has changed in the course of history as much as historians.
- Franklin P. Jones

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Quote of the Day

God says do what you wish, but make the wrong choice and you will be tortured for eternity in hell. That is not free will. It's akin to a man telling his girlfriend, do what you wish, but if you choose to leave me, I'll track you down and blow your brains out. When a man says this we call him a psychopath and cry out for his imprisonment/execution. When god says the same we call him loving and build churches in his honor.
- W. Easttom

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Quote of the Day

Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that.
- George Carlin

Friday, April 8, 2016

Quote of the Day

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
- Niels Bohr

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Quote of the Day

A Lady is someone who never shows her underwear - unintentionally.
- Lillian Day

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Quote of the Day

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
- Albert Einstein

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Quote of the Day

When things haven't gone well for you, call in a secretary or a staff man and chew him out. You will sleep better and they will appreciate the attention.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Monday, April 4, 2016

Quote of the Day

Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed?
- Solomon Short

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Quote of the Day

Faith in a holy cause is to a considerable extent a substitute for the lost faith in ourselves.
- Eric Hoffer

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Quote of the Day

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
- African Proverb

Friday, April 1, 2016

Quote of the Day

A small town is a place where there’s no place to go where you shouldn’t.
- Burt Bacharach

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Quote of the Day

The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone.
- Henrik Ibsen