Sunday, February 7, 2010

Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.

Bertrand Russell
author 1872 - 1970

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.

philosopher 469BC - 399BC

Monday, February 1, 2010

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.

Benjamin Franklin

american patriot 1706 - 1790

Saturday, January 23, 2010

If there is a sin against life, it consists not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Albert Camus
author 1913 - 1960

Thursday, January 21, 2010

A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.

Kurt Vonnegut
author 1922 - 2007

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

You live and learn. At any rate, you live.

Douglas Adams
humorist 1952 - 2001

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency.

Walter Bagehot
economist 1826 - 1877

Monday, January 18, 2010

Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.

John Stuart Mill
philosopher 1806 - 1873

Sunday, January 17, 2010

There are two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness.

Franz Kafka
author 1883 - 1924

Saturday, January 16, 2010

An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.

Edgard Varese
composer 1883 - 1965

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

Helen Keller
educator 1880 - 1968

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.

Jane Austen
author 1775 - 1817

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well mannered.

author 1694 - 1778

Monday, January 11, 2010

Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.

Groucho Marx
comedian 1890 - 1977

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.

Leonardo da Vinci
artist 1452 - 1519

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.

Thomas Paine
US patriot 1737 - 1809

Monday, January 4, 2010

Fear of the masses brings strength to the individual.

Rob White
man of the people 1964 -