Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Red Skelton (1913-1997)

All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Confucius (551-475 BC)

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Mao Tse Tung (1893-1976)

I voted for you during your last election.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

G.I. Gurdjieff (1872-1949)

A "sin" is something which is not necessary.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Les Paul

One minute we're over here, the next minute we're doing something completely different. But it's interesting because you are producing so many things you couldn't do with analog.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

For tis not in mere death that men die most.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Isaac Asimov (1920-1992)

Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Alan Watts (1915-1973)

Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Ray Bradbury

Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Helen Keller (1880-1968)

I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Paul Simon

Faith is an island in the setting sun, But proof is the bottom line for everyone.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Dalai Lama

I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Martin Luther King jr

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005)

America... just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Jim Morrison (1943-1971)

Drugs are a bet with your mind.

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Andre Breton (1896-1966)

All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Lao Tzu (c. 6th century BC)

Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of happiness.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

C.S. Lewis (1898-1963)

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Elvis Presley (1935-1077)

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Ludwig Wittgenstein

It is one of the chief skills of the philosopher not to occupy himself with questions which do not concern him.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926)

A person isn't who they are during the last conversation you had with them - they're who they've been throughout your whole relationship.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Jack Benny (1894-1974)

I don't want to tell you how much insurance I carry with the Prudential, but all I can say is: when I go, they go too.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)

A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.