Friday, August 31, 2012

Abigail Adams: Quote for August 31, 2012

If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice or representation.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Gore Vidal: Quote for August 30, 2012

Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Henry Kissinger: Quote for August 29, 2012

Military men are just dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Mahatma Gandhi: Quote for August 28, 2012

If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Rachel Carson: Quote for August 27, 2012

The 'control of nature' is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and the convenience of man.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Robert LeFevre: Quote for August 26, 2012

Government is a disease masquerading as its own cure.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Robert Louis Stevenson: Quote for August 25, 2012

Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down. And this is all life really means.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Louis Brandeis: Quote for August 24, 2012

Our government teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Louis Pasteur: Quote for August 23, 2012

Worship the spirit of criticism. If reduced to itself it is not an awakener of ideas or a stimulant to great things, but, without it, everything is fallible; it always has the last word.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Chanakya: Quote for August 22, 2012

A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

David Icke: Quote for August 21, 2012

Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut, that held its ground.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Gertrude Stein: Quote for August 30, 2012

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

William A. Foster: Quote for August 19, 2012

Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Jello Biafra: Quote for August 18, 2012

What I'm getting at is, you know, if we really want to get serious about helping all the people living in the street and getting people jobs, we could just hire half the people in the country to spy on the other half.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Sophia Loren: Quote for August 17, 2012

Many people think they want things, but they don't really have the strength, the discipline. They are weak. I believe that you get what you want if you want it badly enough.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Frank Zappa: Quote for August 16, 2012

Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Richard Carlson: Quote for August 15, 2012

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Joseph Smith: Quote for August 14, 2012

The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.
Joseph Smith founded the Mormon Church.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Gloria Steinem: Quote for August 13, 2012

If you say, I'm for equal pay, that's a reform. But if you say. I'm a feminist, that's a transformation of society.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

William Arthur Ward: Quote for August 12, 2012

Before you speak, listen.
Before you write, think.
Before you spend, earn.
Before you invest, investigate.
Before you criticize, wait.
Before you pray, forgive.
Before you quit, try.
Before you retire, save.
Before you die, give.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Ted Turner: Quote for August 11, 2012

A total world population of 250-300 million people, a 95% decline from present levels, would be ideal.

Friday, August 10, 2012

William Faulkner: Quote for August 10, 2012

The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Robert F. Kennedy: Quote for August 9, 2012

Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope...building a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Phoebe Cary: Quote for August 8, 2012

O men, grown sick with toil and care,
Leave for awhile the crowded mart;
O women, sinking with despair,
Weary of limb and faint of heart,
Forget your years to-day and come
As children back to childhood's house.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Peter F. Drucker: Quote for August 7, 2012

The best way to predict the future is to create it.