Saturday, January 25, 2014


"It's an intellectual revolution. I think the human being has to become smarter. This isn't anything to be afraid of; this is what man was destined to become." - Gordon Brown of M.I.T.


"Ideals are like the stars - we never reach them; but like the mariners on the sea, we chart our course by them." - Cal Schultz


"More people now die from contaminated and polluted water than from all forms of violence including wars." - United Nations


"You deserve any treat that you would give to anyone else." - Anon


"Read not books alone, but men; and among them, chiefly thyself." - Quarles

Of Ideas

"In the competitive market of ideas, truth and error would be distinguished from each other, and truth in its greatness would prevail." - E. Morgan


"We mean to show that this nation's dream ... does not stop at the water's edge. It is not just an America Dream. All are welcome to share in it." - Lyndon B. Johnson

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Political Procedure

"The process of so balancing and harmonizing forces and interests that none will establish an intolerable domination over all, and each will co-exist with the others in rough parity, is of the essence of all politics, at least where power is shared among equals. In this large sense a dynamic balance ... is the presupposition of all civic order and stable government." - Frederick L. Schuman

Saturday, January 18, 2014


"Joy is not the child of measure or compromise. It is Dionysian, ecstatic, and brooks no barriers. It occurs when the self is in free, outgoing, confident rapport with ideas, objects, persons, situations and moments." - R.G. Davis


"Proceed with your uneventful work, your humble digging and sowing; hands of the ages. Proceed though wars break loose, though empires fall. Who shall rebuild the world upon the ruins but you, brave, patient hands who worked though others fought. Who lifted new stones while the old stones fell?" - E.L. Pierce


"The most untapped resource in the U.S. is the American citizen." - P. Huntington

Essential Humanity

"The jeweled pivot on which our lives must turn is the realization that every person we meet is a dignified, essential human soul." - D.Leibman

I Have A Dream

"I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together." - Martin Luther King, Jr.


"You will understand your own problems better and solve them more easily if you have studied America's problems and have done something toward their solution." - Dwight D. Eisenhower


"If you want people to like you, be a good listener, and encourage them to talk about themselves." - Dale Carnegie


"When we fail to be kind to all men, we destroy our own peace of mind."


"A bore bores because he is keeping us from something more interesting than himself." - R.W. Bergengren

Saturday, January 11, 2014


"You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water." - Rabin Tagore


"Don't take people by what they say - watch what they do." - Fred Meijer


"Culture is not something that soars over men's heads. It is man himself." - Konrad Lorenz


"The champion has the iron will, that makes him carry on. The champion runs on leaden legs. His spirit makes them go. The champion does his best and then he does a little more. If you want one word to express success in any endeavor it is the word, motivation. Success is largely motivation." - Anonymous

Our World

"The big, busy, beautiful world wants you, and I really do not see how it is going to get on well without you. It has awaited your coming so long, and has kept in store so many golden opportunities for you to improve, it will be disappointed if, when the proper time arrives, you do not smilingly lay hold and do something worthwhile." - Santayana ...Blessed is he whose work is blessed."


"We know what we are, but know not what we may be." - William Shakespeare

Sunday, January 5, 2014


"Fear not for the future; weep not for the past." - P.B. Shelley

'A Religious Struggle'

"Ladies and gentlemen make no mistake - the entire world is being convulsed by a religious struggle. It is not about ancient customs versus modernity, no - the struggle is whether Hubal, the Moon God of Mecca, known as Allah, is supreme, or whether the Judeo-Christian Jehovah God of the Bible is Supreme." - Pat Robertson


"When speaking or listening, make sure you are in contact with the other person and you will increase your output and save your time." - Anonymous

To Ponder

"The less you trust others, the less you will be deceived." - Rochefoucauld


"The noblest question in the world - what good may I do in it?" - Benjamin Franklin

In The Age Of Reason

"We prefer world law, in this age of self-determination, to world war in the age of mass extermination." - John Fitzgerald Kennedy