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December 30, 2013

“An optimist stays up late to see the New Year in. A pessimist waits to make sure the old one leaves.”
– Bill Vaughan

December 23, 2013

“Christmas is not a time or season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill; to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real peace of Christmas.” –Calvin Coolidge

December 16, 2013

“The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.”
– Joseph Priestly

December 9, 2013

“There’s no education in the second kick of a mule.”
– Mitch McConnell

December 2, 2013

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.”
– Harry S. Truman

November 18, 2013

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”
– Elbert Hubbard

November 4, 2013

“We live in a society exquisitely dependent upon science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows a thing about science and technology.” –Carl Sagan

October 28, 2013

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”
– Will Rogers

October 21, 2013

“How would you like to sit on top of 5 million parts, each of which was made by the lowest bidder?”
–John Young, Space Shuttle Astronaut

October 14, 2013

“If you think ill of others, you commit a sin. But you often get it right.”
– Giulio Andreotti

October 7, 2013

“The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.”
– Hubert H. Humphrey

September 30, 2013

“Conscience is the aboriginal Vicar of Christ.”
– John Henry Newman

September 23, 2013

“Astronomy and religion are both at their best when they remind us that there is more to existence than worrying about what’s for lunch.” –Guy Consolmagno, SJ

September 16, 2013

“Be quick, be quiet, be on time.”
–Clarence “Kelly” Johnson

September 9, 2013

“Don’t just do something, sit there.” – Buddhist Saying

September 2, 2013

“If God had wanted us to use the metric system, he’d have given us 10 apostles.”
– Angry worker, struggling with metric tools

August 26, 2013

“If you don’t go to somebody’s funeral, they won’t come to yours.”
– Yogi Berra

August 19, 2013

“Adventure is just bad planning.”
– Roald Amundsen

August 12, 2013

“Those are my principles, and if you don’t like them……well, I have others.”
– Groucho Marx

August 5, 2013

“To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization.”
–Arnold Toynbee

July 29, 2013

"Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted' the trouble is I don't know which half."
– John Wanamaker

July 22, 2013

“We must believe in free will. We have no choice.” –Anonymous

July 15, 2013

“He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.” –The Koran

July 8, 2013

“Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts.” –Richard Feynman

July 1, 2013

“Tradition is the record of our change.”
– James Hanvey, S.J.

June 25, 2013

“If the lessons of history teach us anything it is that nobody learns the lessons that history teaches us.”

June 17, 2013

“From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.”
– Winston Churchill

June 10, 2013

“When you start off by telling those who disagree with you that they are not merely in error but in sin, how much of a dialogue do you expect?” –Thomas Sowell

June 3, 2013

“When anger rises, think of the consequences.”

May 27, 2013

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.”
– Warren Buffett

May 20, 2013

“Nature abhors a vacuum, but not as much as cats do!”
–Lee Entrekin

May 13, 2013

"All the problems we face in the United States today can be traced to an unenlightened immigration policy on the part of the American Indian." – Pat Paulsen

May 6, 2013

“The trouble with socialism is that eventually you run out of other peoples’ money.”

–Margaret Thatcher

April 29, 2013

“Never be afraid to try something new.  Remember, amateurs built the Ark.  Professionals built the Titanic.”


April 22, 2013

“Lord, lead us not into temptation. Just tell us where it is; we’ll find it."

April 15, 2013

“Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire!"

–Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ

April 8, 2013

“Every election is a sort of advanced auction in stolen goods.”
–H.L. Mencken

April 1, 2013

“Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.”
–Abraham Lincoln

March 25, 2013

“The harder you practice, the luckier you get.”
–Gary Player

March 18, 2013

“Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, as to be hated, needs but to be seen; yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, we first endure, then pity, then embrace.”
– Alexander Pope

March 11, 2013

“Education is what is left after one has forgotten everything one learnt in school.”
–Albert Einstein

March 4, 2013

“Life is short.  Eat dessert first.”

February 25, 2013
"Some see private enterprise as a predatory target to be shot, others as a cow to be milked, but few are those who see it as a sturdy horse pulling the wagon."
–Winston Churchill

February 18, 2013

"It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues."
–Abraham Lincoln

February 11, 2013

“It is the chief character of a life lived for God that there is time in it for everything that matters.”
–Maisie Ward

February 4, 2013

"You can only legislate for people's behavior, not their attitudes."
–Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 28, 2013

"If the godly are scared of the boson
And think that their faith it will wreck,
Remember it's only a boson
And the Captain's already on deck."

– Piers Plowright

January 21, 2013

"Hope is a good breakfast but a poor supper."
–Old Proverb

January 14, 2013

"Every decoding is another encoding."

–David Lodge

January 7, 2013

"Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual." –Mark Twain