"Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for."
"Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects."
"The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself."
"Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative."
JOHN F. KENNEDY
"The White House was designed by Hoban, a noted Irish-American architect, and I have no doubt that he believed by incorporating several features of the Dublin style he would make it more homelike for any President of Irish descent. It was a long wait, but I appreciate his efforts."
"The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy."
"A man does what he must-in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and danger and pressures-and that is the basis of all morality."
"Off all God's creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash.That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat, it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat."
"The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them."
"Insanity in individuals is rare-but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the role."
"I understand by 'freedom of spirit' something quite definite-the unconditional will to say No, where it is dangerous to say No."
"The world is a dangerous place to live-not because of the people who are evil but because of the people who don't do anything about it."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
"Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim."
The days come and go like muffled and veiled figures sent from a distant friendly party, but they say nothing, and if we do not use the gifts they bring, they carry them as silently away."
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
"My opportunities were still there, nay, they multiplied tenfold; but the strength and youth to cope with them began to fail, and to need eking out with the shifty cunning of experience."
"This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown out on the scrap heap."
"The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong."
"Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong."
"Happiness consist more in small conveniences or pleasures that occur everyday, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom."
"There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money."
"Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be."
"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing."
"Do not worry; eat three square meals a day; say your prayers; be courteous to your creditors; keep your digestion good; exercise; go slow and easy. Maybe there are other things your special case requires to make you happy, but my friends, these I reckon will give you a good life."
I FELT LIKE SOMETHING DIFFERENT TODAY, HOPE YOU ENJOY SOME FAMOUS QUOTES, FUNNY HOW THINGS NEVER REALLY SEEM TO CHANGE! Glen