Thursday, October 31, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Charles Dickens

Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
-- Charles Dickens

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Robert Brault

We do not knowingly choose unhappiness over happiness. Rather we choose security over risk, stability over change, what seems permanent over what seems fleeting.  We choose unhappiness because it has the better chance of lasting.
-- Robert Brault

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Simon Sinek

There is a difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak.
-- Simon Sinek

Monday, October 28, 2019

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Sam Levenson

You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.
-- Sam Levenson

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
-- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Marcel Proust

How often the prospect of future happiness is thus sacrificed to one’s impatient insistence upon an immediate gratification! 
-- Marcel Proust

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Quote of the Day -- James Baldwin

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
-- James Baldwin

Monday, October 21, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Socrates

There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
-- Socrates

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Warren Buffet

The big question about how people behave is whether they’ve got an inner scorecard or an outer scorecard. It helps if you can be satisfied with an inner scorecard.
-- Warren Buffet

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Neil deGrasse Tyson

We spend the first year of a child’s life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There’s something wrong there.
-- Neil deGrasse Tyson

Friday, October 18, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Harper Lee

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
-- Harper Lee

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Warren Buffet

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
-- Warren Buffet

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Quote of the Day --- Barbara Kingsolver

Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin.
-- Barbara Kingsolver

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Emile Durkheim

Socialism is not a science, a sociology in miniature: it is a cry of pain.
-- Émile Durkheim

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Andy Rooney

It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.
-- Andy Rooney

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Annie Dillard

If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" "No", said the priest, "not if you did not know." "Then why," asked the Eskimo earnestly, "did you tell me?
-- Annie Dillard

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Anna Quindlen

Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home 
-- Anna Quindlen

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Theodore Roosevelt

Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.
-- Theodore Roosevelt

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Monday, October 7, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Samuel Johnson

Idleness is often covered by turbulence and hurry. He that neglects his known duty and real employment naturally endeavours to crowd his mind with something that may bar out the remembrance of his own folly, and does anything but what he ought to do with eager diligence, that he may keep himself in his own favour. 
-- Samuel Johnson

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a train of moods like a string of beads, and as we pass through them, they prove to be many-colored lenses which paint the world their own hue, and each shows only what lies in its focus. 
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Mary Oliver

The patterns of our lives reveal us. Our habits measure us. 
-- Mary Oliver

Friday, October 4, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Shirley MacLaine

Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.
-- Shirley MacLaine

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Quote of the Day -- William Morris

I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.
-- William Morris

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Thomas Merton

The love of pleasure is destined by its very nature to defeat itself and end in frustration. 
-- Thomas Merton

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Quote of the Day -- Agnes Repplier

The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life. 
-- Agnes Repplier