Thursday, February 23, 2017

Quote of the Day

Cynics regard everybody as equally corrupt... Idealists regard everybody as equally corrupt, except themselves.
- Robert Anton Wilson

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Quote of the Day

Procrastination is the thief of time.
- Edward Young

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Quote of the Day

New York is an exciting town where something is happening all the time, most unsolved.
- Johnny Carson

Monday, February 20, 2017

Quote of the Day

Death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.
- Woody Allen

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Quote of the Day

All across the nation, such a strange vibration,
people in motion,
there’s a whole generation, with a new explanation,
people in motion, people in motion.
- Scott MacKenzie, from "San Francisco"

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Quote of the Day

The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.
- Barry Goldwater

Friday, February 17, 2017

Quote of the Day

"Hey! Asshole! This is the ultimate fuck you. I just poked your wife."
-Richard Dreyfuss in "Tin Men"

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Quote of the Day

The man who can dominate a London dinner table can dominate the world.
- Oscar Wilde

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Quote of the Day

People build walls to keep an enemy out, and there's only one part of the world and one philosophy where they have to build walls to keep their people in.
- Ronald Reagan

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Quote of the Day

H. L. Mencken’s Law:
Those who can, do.
Those who can’t, teach.
- H.L. Mencken

Monday, February 13, 2017

Quote of the Day

No matter how many times I visit this great city I'm always struck by the same thing: a yellow taxi cab.
- Scott Adams

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Quote of the Day

The great tragedy of Science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
- Thomas Huxley

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Quote of the Day

We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat.
- Queen Victoria

Friday, February 10, 2017

Quote of the Day

Welfare's purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence.
- Ronald Reagan

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Quote of the Day

Jugend ist Trunkenheit ohne Wein
[Youth is drunkenness without wine]
- Goethe

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Quote of the Day

"I'm a great believer in doin' nothing."
- Kevin Kline in "Silverado"

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Quote of the Day

The presidency has many problems, but boredom is the least of them.
- Richard M. Nixon

Monday, February 6, 2017

Quote of the Day

"I don't see much sense in that," said Rabbit.
"No," said Pooh humbly, "there isn't. But there was going to be when I began it. It's just that something happened to it along the way."
- A. A. Milne

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Quote of the Day

The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Quote of the Day

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

Friday, February 3, 2017

Quote of the Day

If you tell Congress everything about the world situation, they get hysterical. If you tell them nothing, they go fishing.
- Harry S. Truman

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Quote of the Day

C’est double plaisir de tromper le trompeur
[It gives double pleasure to deceive the deceiver]
- Jean de la Fontaine

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Quote of the Day

The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in times of great moral crises maintain their neutrality.
- John F. Kennedy

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Quote of the Day

Iacta alea est
[The dice is thrown]
- Julius Caesar

Monday, January 30, 2017

Quote of the Day

When Alexander the Great visited Diogenes and asked whether he could do anything for the famed teacher, Diogenes replied, 'Only stand out of my light.' Perhaps some day we shall know how to heighten creativity. Until then, one of the best things we can do for creative men and women is to stand out of their light.
- John W. Gardner

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Quote of the Day

It is between fifty and sixty years since I read the Apocalypse, and I then considered it merely the ravings of a maniac.
- Thomas Jefferson

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Quote of the Day

The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
- Teddy Roosevelt

Friday, January 27, 2017

Quote of the Day

Some, for renown, on scraps of learning dote,
And think they grow immortal as they quote.
- Edward Young

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Quote of the Day

Advertising is of the very essence of democracy. An election goes on every minute of the business day across the counters of hundreds of thousands of stores and shops where the customers state their preferences and determine which manufacturer and which product shall be the leader today, and which shall lead tomorrow.
- Bruce Barton

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Quote of the Day

We may not imagine how our lives could be more frustrating and complex - but Congress can.
- Cullen Hightower

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Quote of the Day

The CIA is made up of boys whose families sent them to Princeton but wouldn't let them into the family brokerage business.
- Lyndon B. Johnson