Quote of the Day: January 2006

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From Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Filed by Ed Team | January 31, 2006 | 3:01 PM | comments

..there are two ways to meet life; you may refuse to care until indifference becomes a habit, a defensive armor, and you are safe -- but bored. Or you can care greatly, and live greatly -- 'til life breaks...Read More


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Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | January 25, 2006 | 9:18 PM | comments

"[Montesquieu wrote in Spirit of the Laws, VIII, c.3:] 'In the state of nature, indeed, all men are born equal; but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection...Read More


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Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | January 21, 2006 | 10:22 AM | comments

This is classic military doublespeak, eh? "We don't necessarily discriminate. We simply exclude certain types of people." - Colonel Gerald Wellman, ROTC Instrutor....Read More


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Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | January 16, 2006 | 10:05 AM | comments

"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." -Martin Luther King, Jr....Read More


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Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | January 15, 2006 | 11:11 AM | comments

"A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral." --Antoine de Saint-Exupery...Read More


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Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | January 13, 2006 | 11:52 PM | comments

A candle throws it's light into the darkness In a nasty world so shines a good deed Make sure the fortune that you seek Is the fortune that you need Tell me why the first to ask Is the last...Read More


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Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | January 10, 2006 | 12:34 AM | comments

Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin As self-neglecting. -William Shakespeare King Henry V, Sc. 4...Read More


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Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | January 07, 2006 | 4:21 AM | comments

"Anger or hatred is like a fisherman's hook. It is very important for us to ensure that we are not caught by it." -His Holiness the Dalai Lama...Read More


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Priorities

Filed by Ed Team | January 05, 2006 | 2:50 PM | comments

War. Rape. Murder. Poverty. Equal rights for gays. Guess which one the Southern Baptist Convention is protesting? ~The Value of Families...Read More


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Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | January 04, 2006 | 10:02 PM | comments

Sent in by a gentle reader. It moved me to tears - I had to share it... "Another cat? Perhaps. For love there is also a season; its seeds must be resown. But a family cat is not replaceable like...Read More


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Today's Weather

Filed by Ed Team | January 02, 2006 | 5:59 PM | comments

It always seemed to me a bit pointless to disapprove of homosexuality. It's like disapproving of rain. - Francis Maude...Read More


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Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | January 01, 2006 | 8:55 PM | comments

"If someone loves a flower, of which just one single blossom grows in all the millions and millions of stars, it is enough to make him happy just to look at the stars. He can say to himself: 'Somewhere, my...Read More