Thought of the Day

"If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month." --Theodore Roosevelt

Thought of the Day

"Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies, and who believe this to be great and manly. Nothing is so praiseworthy, nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul, as clemency and readiness to forgive." --Marcus Tullius Cicero

Thought of the Day

On the Birth of a Son Families, when a child is born Want it to be intelligent. I, through intelligence Having wrecked my whole life, Only hope the baby will prove Ignorant and stupid. Then he will crown a tranquil life By becoming a Cabinet Minister. --Su Tung-p’o A.D. 1036-1101

Thought of the Day

“In my experience, men who respond to good fortune with modesty are harder to find than those who face adversity with courage.” --Xenephon

Thought of the Day

“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” --Alexander the Great

Thought of the Day

"All your life, you live so close to truth, it becomes a permanent blur in the corner of your eye. And when something nudges it into outline, it is like being ambushed by a grotesque." --Tom Stoppard

Thought of the Day

"There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person." --Anaïs Nin

Thought of the Day

"I am pretty sure that, if you will be quite honest, you will admit that a good rousing sneeze, one that tears open your collar and throws your hair into your eyes, is really one of life’s sensational pleasures." -Robert Benchley