Archive for the ‘Quotes’ Category

yeah, yeah, I know

July 18th, 2005

Okay, so its sappy. What do you want me to do about it?

Quote for today:

“What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined together to strengthen each other in all labour, to minister to each other in all sorrow, to share with each other in all gladness, to be one with each other in the silent unspoken memories?”
-George Eliot


From my collection…

May 6th, 2005

I thought it was time to post some quotes about our society and this country. Enjoy!

“Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both. ”
- Benjamin Franklin

“A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.”
- Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), Inaugural Address, January 20, 1953

“The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life. ”
- Theodore Roosevelt

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
- Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

“A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges. ”
- Benjamin Franklin

“The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, they finish by loading honors on your head.”
- Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)


Quote for today

April 18th, 2005

“The Henchman”, by Whittier is a must read.

“The ultimate determinant in the struggle now going on for the world will not be bombs and rockets but a test of wills and ideas-a trial of spiritual resolve: the values we hold, the beliefs we cherish and the ideals to which we are dedicated. ”
-Ronald Reagan (1911 – 2004)