Archive for the ‘Quotes’ Category

Quote of the day

December 17th, 2007

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
- C. S. Lewis


Quote of the Day

November 15th, 2006

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.

- George Washington (1732-1799)


Quotes for the day

August 3rd, 2006

Some timely quotes:

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” 
- Seneca

“A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.”
- GK Chesterton, Everlasting Man, 1925

“Impartiality is a pompous name for indifference, which is an elegant name for ignorance.”
- GK Chesterton, The Speaker, 12/15/00

“To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.”
- Elbert Hubbard (1856 – 1915)

Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt