Sunday, July 31, 2005

Daily Quotes: Patrick Henry

Is the relinquishment of the trial by jury and the liberty of the press necessary for your liberty? Will the abandonment of your most scared rights tend to the security of your liberty? Liberty, the greatest of all earthly blessings - give us that precious jewel, and you may take everything else!...Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel.

Saturday, July 30, 2005

Daily Quotes: Mahatma Gandhi

No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Daily Quotes: John F. Kennedy

Dante once said that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis maintain their neutrality.

Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Daily Quotes: Richard M. Nixon

We can maintain a free society only if we recognize that in a free society no one can win all the time. No one can have his way all the time, and no one is right all the time.

Monday, July 18, 2005

Daily Quotes: Erich Fromm

Integrity simply means a willingness not to violate one's identity.

Sunday, July 17, 2005

Daily Quotes: George W. Bush

In the long run, there's no capitalism without conscience; there is no wealth without character.

Saturday, July 16, 2005

Daily Quotes: Abraham Lincoln

I do the best very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.

Friday, July 15, 2005

Daily Quotes: Groucho Marx

There is only one way to find out if a man is honest - ask him. If he says, "yes," you know he's crooked.

Thursday, July 14, 2005

Daily Quotes: Andrew Carnegie

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Daily Quotes: Sam Rayburn

You'll never get mixed up if you simply tell the truth. Then you don't have to remember what you have said, and you never forget what you have said.

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Daily Quotes: George S. Patton

If everyone is thinking alike then somebody isn't thinking.

Monday, July 11, 2005

Daily Quotes: Anonymous

What will become of the sheep if the wolf is the judge?

Sunday, July 10, 2005

Daily Quotes: Demosthenes

Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.

Saturday, July 09, 2005

Daily Quotes: Edmund Burke

All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.

Friday, July 08, 2005

Daily Quotes: Potter Stewart, US Supreme Court Justice

There is a difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.

Thursday, July 07, 2005

Daily Quotes: Old Yiddish Saying

Klaineh ganovim hengt men; groisseh shenkt men.

Petty thieves are hanged; big thieves are pardoned

Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Daily Quotes: Upton Sinclair

It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.

Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Daily Quotes: Abigail Van Buren

The best index to a person's character is:

  • How he treats people who can't do him any good, and
  • How he treats people who can't fight back

Monday, July 04, 2005

Daily Quotes: Abraham Lincoln

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Sunday, July 03, 2005

Daily Quotes: Anonymous

A half truth is a whole lie.

Saturday, July 02, 2005

Daily Quotes: Abba Eban

Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.

Friday, July 01, 2005

Daily Quotes: Winston Churchill

Some men change their party for the sake of their principles: others their principles for the sake of their party.