Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Quote of the Day

He that can have patience can have what he will.

Benjamin Franklin

Monday, December 29, 2008

Quote of the Day

One can never consent to creep when
one feels an impulse to soar.

Helen Adams Keller

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Quote of the Day

So long as men worship the Caesars and
Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will
duly arise and make them miserable.

Aldous Huxley

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Quote of the Day

I arise in the morning torn between a desire
to improve (or save) the world and a
desire to enjoy (or savor) the world.
This makes it hard to plan the day.

Elwyn Brooks "E.B." White

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Quote of the Day

Perhaps the truth depends
on a walk around the lake.

Wallace Stevens

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Quote of the Day

Over the years, I've had hundreds of shots
blocked. You've got to go in and take chances.

John J. Havlicek

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Quote of the Day

There are some that only employ words for
the purpose of disguising their thoughts.

François-Marie Arouet (a.k.a. Voltaire)

Friday, December 19, 2008

Quote of the Day

To become truly great, one has to
stand with people, not above them.

Charles-Louis de Secondat

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Quote of the Day

We turn, not older with years,
but newer every day.

Emily Dickinson

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Quote of the Day

The first reaction to truth is hatred.

Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Quote of the Day

There is a light at the end of the tunnel...
hopefully it's not a freight train.

Mariah Carey

Monday, December 15, 2008

Quote of the Day

Any man can make mistakes, but
only an idiot persists in his error.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Sunday, December 14, 2008


A short course meter swimming world record was not broken in the last thirteen seconds!

Quote of the Day

The best and fastest way to learn a sport
is to watch and imitate a champion.

Jean Claude Killy

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Quote of the Day

They say it is better to be poor and happy than
rich and miserable, but how about a compromise
like moderately rich and just moody?

Diana, Princess of Wales

Friday, December 12, 2008

Quote of the Day

The television, that insidious beast, that Medusa
which freezes a billion people to stone every
night, staring fixedly, that Siren which
called and sang and promised so
much and gave, after all, so little.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

Thursday, December 11, 2008

The Battle Rages

Don't give up, Title IX Reformers!

We're gaining ground on the Radical Feminists. Women are joining the cause and are helping turn the tide.

Quote of the Day

And the day came when the risk it took to
remain tight inside the bud was more
painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anaïs Nin

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Are you kidding me?!?!

You didn't know that was "Under My Thumb" by The Rolling Stones?
Go start your 5,000 fly...

Quote of the Day

He who joyfully marches in rank and file has
already earned my contempt. He has been
given a large brain by mistake, since for
him the spinal cord would suffice.

Albert Einstein

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Quote of the Day

The more original a discovery,
the more obvious it seems afterward.

Arthur Koestler

Monday, December 08, 2008

Quote of the Day

Pick battles big enough to matter,
small enough to win.

Jonathan Kozol

Saturday, December 06, 2008

Quote of the Day

I prefer tongue-tied knowledge
to ignorant loquacity.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Friday, December 05, 2008

Quote of the Day

Keep away from people who try to belittle your
ambitions. Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel
that you, too, can become great.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (a.k.a. Mark Twain)

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Quote of the Day

He knows nothing and thinks he
knows everything. That points
clearly to a political career.

George Bernard Shaw

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Quote of the Day

Leadership is getting someone to do what
they don't want to do, to achieve
what they want to achieve.

Tom Wade Landry

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Quote of the Day

The happiness of life is made up of minute
fractions - the little, soon-forgotten
charities of a kiss or smile, a kind
look or heartfelt compliment.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Monday, December 01, 2008

Quote of the Day

I am not afraid of storms for I am
learning how to sail my ship.

Louisa May Alcott