Tuesday, January 31, 2006

We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful. - Warren Buffett

Monday, January 30, 2006

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. – Raymond Lindquist

Friday, January 27, 2006

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. – Bill Vaughn

Thursday, January 26, 2006

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. – H.L. Mencken

Wednesday, January 25, 2006

The idea that a citizen’s property can be taken by the government solely for private use is extremely misguided, in fact it’s just plain wrong. One of the most basic rights of every citizen is to keep what they own. As an institution dedicated to helping our clients achieve economic success and financial security, we won’t help any entity or company that would undermine that mission and threaten the hard-earned American dream of property ownership. – BB&T Chairman and CEO John Allison, in a press release issued today announcing the bank would not lend to developers that plan to build on land taken from private citizens using eminent domain.

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

It’s a shallow life that doesn’t give a person a few scars. – Garrison Keillor

Monday, January 23, 2006

Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power. – Eric Hoffer

Friday, January 20, 2006

Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die. – Mel Brooks

Thursday, January 19, 2006

The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is the cutting edge of the mind. – Jacob Bronowski

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

I went to a restaurant, and I saw a guy wearing a leather jacket, eating a hamburger, drinking a glass of milk. I said, “Dude, you are a cow. The metamorphosis is complete. Don’t fall asleep or I will tip you over.” – Mitch Hedberg

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing. – Benjamin Franklin

Monday, January 16, 2006

I submit to you that if a man hasn’t discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Friday, January 13, 2006

I don’t like people who take drugs… Customs men for example. – Mick Miller

Thursday, January 12, 2006

The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer. – Henry Kissinger, quoted in the New York Times, Oct. 28, 1973

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Alcoholism is a disease, but it’s the only one you can get yelled at for having. Goddamn it Otto, you are an alcoholic. Goddamn it Otto, you have Lupus… one of those two doesn’t sound right. – Mitch Hedberg

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. – Timothy Leary

Monday, January 09, 2006

I am certain there is too much certainty in the world. – Michael Crichton

Friday, January 06, 2006

Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy. – Frank Sinatra

Thursday, January 05, 2006

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. – Arthur Schopenhauer

Wednesday, January 04, 2006

All life is the management of risk, not its elimination. – Walter Wriston, former Chairman of Citibank

Tuesday, January 03, 2006

New Year’s Day - 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