Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Day Quotes

Memorial Day

Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. - Billy Graham

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it. - Thucydides

Self-trust is the essence of heroism. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer. - Novalis

Monday, May 23, 2011

Advice and Life Quotes

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Advice Quotes

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't. - Erica Jong, "How to Save Your Own Life," 1977

Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it. - Gordon R. Dickson

When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him. - Henry Wheeler Shaw, a.k.a. Josh Billings

The best advice is this: Don't take advice and don't give advice. - Anonymous

It is a good divine that follows his own instructions. - William Shakespeare

Old men are fond of giving good advice, to console themselves for being no longer in a position to give bad examples. - François La Rochefoucauld

Friday, May 13, 2011

Blogger Issue

From Denny:  Blogger has been off line since 9 May through almost noon 13 May 2011. No bloggers could access or publish their blogs. Back up now! Excessive celebration may now commence...

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Love Quotes


There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved. It is God's finger on man's shoulder. - Charles Morgan

Love has no desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving. - Kahlil Gibran

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. - Mother Teresa

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. - Albert Einstein

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Friendship Quotes

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Friendship Quotes

A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud. I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be. - Douglas Pagels

In my friend, I find a second self. - Isabel Norton

Friendship isn't a big thing - it's a million little things. - Anonymous

Monday, May 9, 2011

Work and Unemployment Quotes

"Top Women" at U.S. Steel's Gary, Indiana, Works, 1940-1945

Work and Unemployment Quotes

We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work. - President John F. Kennedy

Unemployment diminishes people. Leisure enlarges them. - Mason Cooley

When I quit working, I lost all sense of identity in about fifteen minutes. - Paige Rense

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Funny Pet Quotes

Funny Pet Quotes

When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem. - Edward Abbet

I always like a dog so long as he isn't spelled backward. - G. K. Chesterton

Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate. - Sigmund Freud

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. - Roger Caras

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. - Anne Landers

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Funny Birthday Quotes

Funny Birthday Quotes

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. - Tom Wilson

Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened. - Jennifer Yane

Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest. - Larry Lorenzoni

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