Friday, October 31, 2014

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Golden Oldie
      Mencken and Nathan's
      Ninth Law of The Average American:

         The quality of a champagne is judged
         by the amount of noise the
         cork makes when it is popped.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

    Pardo's First Postulate:
        Anything good in life is either
          illegal, immoral, or fattening.

    Arnold's Addendum:
        Everything else causes cancer in rats.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Some are born great,
             some achieve greatness, and
             some have greatness thrust upon them.

                          -William Shakespeare
                           Brainy Quotes

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014


          There's no real need to do housework --
          after four years it doesn't get any worse.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Hatred, n.:
        A sentiment appropriate to the occasion of another's
                -- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

He who does not understand your silence
        will probably not understand your words.

                      -Elbert Hubbard
                       Brainy Quotes

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Golden Oldie

   Sainthood emerges when you can listen to someone's tale of woe
       and not respond with a description of your own.

                             -Andrew V. Mason, M.D.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

   Power is like being a lady...
                   if you have to tell people you are,
                   you aren't.

                           -Margaret Thatcher
                            Brainy Quotes

Monday, October 20, 2014

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Never try to outstubborn a cat.
                -- Lazarus Long, "Time Enough for Love"

Friday, October 17, 2014

Friday, October 17th, 2014

This sentence contradicts itself -- no actually it doesn't.
                -- Hofstadter

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.
                                -Michael John Bobak
                                 Bits and Pieces June 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Golden Oldie

             You don't get harmony when
             everybody sings the same note.

                     -Doug Floyd
                      The (Other) Thought For The Day
                      December 1, 2004

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Golden Oldie
           It is better to deserve without receiving,
           than to receive without deserving.

                              -Robert Ingersoll (1833-1899)
                               Orator and lawyer
                               "Bits & Pieces"
                               November 2004

Monday, October 13, 2014

Monday, October 13th, 2014

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent
    we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

                              -George Washington
                               Brainy Quotes

Friday, October 10, 2014

Friday, October 10th, 2014

  A friend is one who knows you
                 and loves you just the same.

                            -Elbert Hubbard

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

  Remember that what you believe
               will depend very much on what you are.

                               -Noah Porter
                                Bits and Pieces June 2014

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows.
                -- O'Henry

Monday, October 6, 2014

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Responsibility is the price of freedom.
                                   -Elbert Hubbard
                                    Brainy Quotes

Friday, October 3, 2014

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Those who deny freedom to others
             deserve it not for themselves.

                        -Abraham Lincoln
                         Brainy Quotes

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
    We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must
    be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.

                                    -Ronald Reagan
                                     Brainy Quotes

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

If you want total security, go to prison.
        There you're fed, clothed, given medical
        care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom.

                            -Dwight D. Eisenhower
                             Brainy Quotes