Quote of the Day
A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
The perennial conviction that those who work hard and play by the rules will be rewarded with a more comfortable present and a stronger future for their children faces assault from just about every direction. That great enemy of democratic capitalism, economic inequality, is real and growing.
Two kinds of blindness are easily combined so that those who do not see really appear to see what is not.
What we need to do in this PC world is forget about unanimity of speech and unanimity of thought and we need to concentrate on being respectful of those people with whom we disagree.
Capitalism works better from every perspective when the economic decision makers are forced to share power with those who will be affected by those decisions.
Of all liars the most arrogant are biographers: those who would have us believe, having surveyed a few boxes full of letters, diaries, bank statements and photographs, that they can play at the recording angel and tell the whole truth about another human life.
A. N. Wilson
I have never known much good done by those who affected to trade for the public good.
Those who have least to do are generally the most busy people in the world.
Ah, mastery... what a profoundly satisfying feeling when one finally gets on top of a new set of skills... and then sees the light under the new door those skills can open, even as another door is closing.
Those who cannot think or take responsibility for themselves need, and clamor for, a leader.
Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness.
In my experience lust only ever leads to misery. All that suspicion and jealousy and anguish it unleashes. I don't want those things in my life.
Growing up in a particular neighborhood, growing up in a working-class family, not having much money, all of those things fire you and can give you an edge, can give you an anger.
Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.
Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.
God will lead you into a deliverance where the means that delivers you will be those who would destroy you.
Edwin Louis Cole
Man is not man, but a wolf to those he does not know.
Those in the international community that refuse to put red lines before Iran don't have a moral right to place a red light before Israel.
Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart. How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart. Those escape your anger who refuse your sway, and those are punished most, who most obey.
Some of my best friends are Venture Capitalists, but let's face it, a hamster with Alzheimer's could make those kind of numbers. It's great work if you can get it.
I love those documentaries where everyone is fabulous and always perfect.
To all those mothers and fathers who are struggling with teen-agers, I say, just be patient: even though it looks like you can't do anything right for a number of years, parents become popular again when kids reach 20.
Marian Wright Edelman
There are too many souls of wood not to love those wooden characters who do indeed have a soul.
I do not trust those who make the vaccines, or the apparatus behind it all to push it on us through fear.
I don't have a problem with 'Idol' or 'X Factor,' I have a problem with when those things are not given the proper contextual hue.
In order to effect great change, we need to look at how we can help those in our own communities as well as globally.
I have those days where I'm PMSing and bloated.
Those fields of daisies we landed on, and dusty fields and desert stretches. Memories of many skies and earths beneath us - many days, many nights of stars.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The fact is there is forgiveness for those who seek God. And I believe in the power of redemption.
Love... Force it and it disappears. You cannot will love, nor even control it. You can only guide its expression. It comes or it goes according to those qualities in life that invite it or deny its presence.
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