Tuesday, September 30, 2008

George Washington

"George Washington is the only president who didn't blame the previous administration for his troubles". ~ Author Unknown

Monday, September 29, 2008

Miss America

"How come we choose from just two people to run for president and 50 for Miss America?" ~ Author Unknown

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Walking Forward

"A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward." ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt, radio speech, 26 October 1939

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Peace and Good Will

"All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field." ~ Albert Einstein

Friday, September 26, 2008

The Second-Oldest Profession

"Politics I supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first." ~ Ronald Reagan

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Religion and Politics

"Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is." ~ Mohandas Gandhi

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

The Fall of Democracy?

"The world has witnessed the rise and fall of monarchy, the rise and fall of dictatorship, the rise and fall of feudalism, the rise and fall of communism, and the rise of democracy; and now we are witnessing the fall of democracy... the theme of the evolution of life continues, sweeping away with it all that does not blossom into perfection." ~ Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Looking For Trouble

"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." ~ Groucho Marx

Monday, September 22, 2008

A Patriot

"A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government." ~ Edward Abbey

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Politics and Artists

"I don't think artists can avoid being political. Artists are the proverbial canaries in the coal mine. When we stop singing, it's a sure sign of repressive times ahead." ~ Theresa Bayer

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Friday, September 19, 2008

Mark Twain - All God's Creations

"I am a great and sublime fool. But then I am God's fool, and all His works must be contemplated with respect." ~ Mark Twain

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Mark Twain - Individuality

"It were not best that we should all think alike, it is difference of opinion that makes horse races." ~ Mark Twain

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Mark Twain - Spelling

"I respect a man who knows how to spell a word more than one way." ~ Mark Twain

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Mark Twain - Gender

"What would men be without women? Scarce, sir. Mighty scarce." ~ Mark Twain

Monday, September 15, 2008

Mark Twain - Ambition

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you, too, can become great." ~ Mark Twain

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Mark Twain - imagination

"You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus." ~ Mark Twain

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Mark Twain - Courage

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear." ~ Mark Twain

Friday, September 12, 2008

Mark Twain - Memory

"When I was younger, I could remember anything whether it happened or not. But I am getting old, and soon I shall remember only the latter." ~ Mark Twain

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Mark Twain - Freedom

"It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them." ~ Mark Twain

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Mark Twain - Brave Spirit

"The miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application, and perseverance under the prompting of a brave, determined spirit." ~ Mark Twain

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Monday, September 8, 2008

Mark Twain - Beginning

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small, manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one." ~ Mark Twain

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Mark Twain - Age

"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." ~ Mark Twain

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Mark Twain - Questions

"Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?" ~ Mark Twain

Friday, September 5, 2008

Mark Twain - Honors

"It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them." ~ Mark Twain

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Mark Twain - A Living

"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." ~ Mark Twain

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Mark Twain - Silence

"The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause." ~ Mark Twain

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Mark Twain - Habit

"Habit is habit and not to be flung out the window by any man but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time." ~ Mark Twain

Monday, September 1, 2008

Mark Twain - Dreams

"Don't part with your dreams. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live." ~ Mark Twain