Monthly Archives: March 2008

Some More Good Quotes

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Thomas Jefferson

Nothing brings out the lower traits of human nature like office seeking.
Rutherford B. Hayes

May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, may good luck pursue you each morning and night.
Irish saying

An eye for an eye only ends up making the world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi

It’s only when the tide goes out that you learn who’s been swimming naked.
Warren Buffett

A politician looks forward to the next election. A statesman looks forward to the next generation.
Thomas Jefferson

Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeates

A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.
P.J. O’Rourke

What we think, we become.

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Eleanor Roosevelt

The more ignorant you are, the quicker you fight.
Will Rogers

Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.
E.B. White

The man who can drive himself farther once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.
Roger Bannister

Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Sir Winston Churchill

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
Thomas Edison

Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.
Spanish proverb

The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office.
Will Rogers

Character is power.
Booker T. Washington

He who considers his work beneath him will be above doing it well.
Alexander Chase

Efficiency is doing the right thing. Effectiveness is doing the thing right.
Peter Drucker.

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Pablo Picasso

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Voters want a fraud they can believe in.
Will Durst

There is noting so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
Peter Drucker

Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer

It is easier to fight for principles than it is to live up to them.
Alfred Adler

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure.
Helen Keller

Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.
Henry Ford

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.
Mark Twain

They have rights who dare maintain them.
James Russell Lowell

Where there is no desire, there is no industry.
John Locke

There isn’t a person anywhere that isn’t capable of doing more than he thinks he can.
Henry Ford

The greater the wealth, the thicker the dirt.
John Kenneth Galbraith

The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
Henry Kissinger

Life is short. Live it up.
Nikita Krushchev

Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise.
Gert Boyle

He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.

All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.

Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion.
Benjamin Franklin

Wine is bottled poetry.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Having a Bad Day?

If you ever, ever feel down or frustrated because it seems like you’re having a bad day, just think about this poor woman and realize that you’re probably doing just fine.

Introducing the HotDamBurger

“Necessity is the mother of invention.”

I was jonesing for a hamburger. Alas, we had hamburger buns but no hamburger – only hotdogs. While some would have given up, I was inspired. I made a hotdog hamburger, a.k.a. the HotDamBurger. With homemade mustard, a little relish and some ketchup, it was pretty damn tasty!