Friday, July 29, 2016

Quote of the Day

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
- Robert Hutchins

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Quote of the Day

Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn't grow up can be vice president.
- Johnny Carson

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Quote of the Day

There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.
- Erich Fromm

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Quote of the Day

My grandmother's brain was dead, but her heart was still beating. It was the first time we ever had a Democrat in the family.
- Emo Phillips

Monday, July 25, 2016

Quote of the Day

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
- William Pitt

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Quote of the Day

I die, as I have lived, a free spirit, an Anarchist, owing no allegiance to rulers, heavenly or earthly.
- Voltarine de Cleyre

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Quote of the Day

People seldom become famous for what they say until after they are famous for what they've done.
- Cullen Hightower

Friday, July 22, 2016

Quote of the Day

We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip little by little at a truth we find bitter.
- Denis Diderot

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Quote of the Day

The Vice Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate. Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.
- Bill Vaughn

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Quote of the Day

Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.
-Al Capp

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Quote of the Day

The graveyards are full of indispensable men.
- Charles de Gaulle

Monday, July 18, 2016

Quote of the Day

Festina lente
[Hasten slowly]
- Suetonius

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Quote of the Day

The most ridiculous concept ever perpetrated by H.Sapiens is that the God of Creation, Shaper and Ruler of the Universe, wants the saccharine adoration of his creations, that he can be persuaded by their prayers, and that he becomes petulant if he does not receive this flattery. Yet this ridiculous notion, without one shred of evidence to bolster it, has gone on to found one of the oldest, largest and least productive industries in history.
- Robert Heinlein

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Quote of the Day

It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on Earth has ever produced the phrase, 'as pretty as an airport.'
- Douglas Adams

Friday, July 15, 2016

Quote of the Day

Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit softly.
- Teddy Roosevelt

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Quote of the Day

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
- Aesop

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Quote of the Day

The substance of the eminent Socialist gentleman's speech is that making a profit is a sin, but it is my belief that the real sin is taking a loss.
- Winston Churchill

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Quote of the Day

The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
- Harry Fosdick

Monday, July 11, 2016

Quote of the Day

The argument for liberty is not an argument against organization, which is one of the most powerful tools human reason can employ, but an argument against all exclusive, privileged, monopolistic organization, against the use of coercion to prevent others from doing better.
- F.A. Hayek

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Quote of the Day

When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
- Voltaire

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Quote of the Day

As a nation we are dedicated to keeping physically fit and parking as close to the stadium as possible.
- Joe Moore

Friday, July 8, 2016

Quote of the Day

There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains. The people you can bravo and hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.
- Bette Davis

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Quote of the Day

Wherever a set of alternative possible routes toward achieving a given end presents itself, a student movement will tend to choose the one which involves a higher measure of violence or humiliation directed against the older generation.
- Lewis S. Feuer

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Quote of the Day

Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.
- John Galsworthy

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Quote of the Day

In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Monday, July 4, 2016

Quote of the Day

It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate - to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
- Thomas Jefferson

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Quote of the Day

A long and wicked life followed by five minutes of perfect grace gets you into Heaven. An equally long life of decent living and good works followed by one outburst of taking the name of the lord in vain - then have a heart attack at that moment and be damned for eternity. Is that the system?
- Robert Heinlein

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Quote of the Day

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
- Winston Churchill

Friday, July 1, 2016

Quote of the Day

Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
- Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Quote of the Day

Everyone can master a grief but he that has it.
- Shakespeare

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Quote of the Day

Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.
- Alexander Hamilton