Thought of the Day

"Fire hath its force abated by water, not by wind; and anger must be allayed by cold words, and not by blustering threats." – Anne Bradstreet

Thought of the Day

“What ails the truth is that it is mainly uncomfortable, and often dull. The human mind seeks something more amusing, more caressing.” --H.L. Mencken

Thought of the Day

“Humanity’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but humanity’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.” --Reinhold Niebuhr

Thought of the Day

"The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people." --G.K. Chesterton

Thought of the Day

"If God listened to the prayers of humans, all humans would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another." --Epicurus

Thought of the Day

The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less and less about the meaning of his own life, but that it bothers him less and less. — Václav Havel

Thpught of the Day

"Language is like a cracked kettle on which we beat out tunes to make bears dance when what we really want is to move the stars." – Gustave Flaubert

Thought of the Day

"No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it. Collective thought is stupid because it's collective. Nothing passes into the realm of the collective without leaving at the border -like a toll- most of the intelligence it contained." --Fernando Pessoa