Monday, August 31, 2009

It is the true duty of every man
to promote the happiness of his
fellow creatures to the utmost of
his power.
–William Wilberforce

Sunday, August 30, 2009

The Bible is a remarkable
fountain; the more one
drinks of it, the more it
stimulates thirst.
-Martin Luther

Saturday, August 29, 2009

I think of a hero as someone who
understands the degree of responsibilty
that comes with his freedom.
-Bob Dylan

Friday, August 28, 2009

Chance favors the prepared mind.
-Harlan Ellison

Thursday, August 27, 2009

It could probably be shown by
facts and figures that there is no
distinctly American criminal class
except Congress.
-Mark Twain

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

I base my fashion taste
on what doesn't itch.
-Gilda Radner

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

It's amazing how much trouble you can
get in when you don't have anything else
to do.
-Quincy Jones

Monday, August 24, 2009

Everybody loves you when
you're six foot in the ground.
-John Lennon

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Don't ever degenerate into giving
advice unconnected to the good news
of Jesus crucified, alive, present,
at work, and returning.
-David Powlison, Seeing With New Eyes

Saturday, August 22, 2009

If people think nature is their friend,
then they sure don’t need an enemy.
-Kurt Vonnegut

Friday, August 21, 2009

The earth laughs in flowers.
-e. e. cummings

Thursday, August 20, 2009

We would often be sorry if
our wishes were granted.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Fifty years ago this week Columbia records released what many regard as the greatest jazz session of all time - Kind of Blue.
Click here to view an 8 minute documentary/commentary on this record and the musicians who made it what it is: a masterpiece.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Here's some fun postage stamps that were just issued and are now available at your local post office. They are commemorating the early glory days of black and white TV shows. I'm old enough to remember many of these from my childhood.
By the way, the stamps are 44 centers but apparently the postal service wasn't planning on the sudden recent two cent hike when these were designed.
Click on the full sheet image to get a closer look at the individual stamps.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Unless we remember we
cannot understand.
-E. M. Forster

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Whoever humbles
himself will be
-Matthew 23:12

Saturday, August 15, 2009

If fifty million people
say a foolish thing, it
is still a foolish thing.
-Anatole France

Friday, August 14, 2009

Democracy is a device that
ensures we shall be governed
no better than we deserve.
-George Bernard Shaw

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Be joyous though
you have considered
all the facts.
-Wendell Berry

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

8A Maine lobster can live for over 50 years.
8The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.
8Major-league baseball uses about 220,000 balls each year.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

You have delighted us long enough.
-Jane Austen, Pride and Predjudice

Monday, August 10, 2009

Gluttony is not a
secret sin.
-Orson Welles

Sunday, August 09, 2009

For this reason a man will
leave his father and mother
and be united to his wife,
and they will become
one flesh.
-Genesis 2:24

Saturday, August 08, 2009

The dog was created specially for children.
He is the god of frolic.
-Henry Ward Beecher

Friday, August 07, 2009

Events of all sorts
creep or fly exactly
as God pleases.
-William Cowper

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Put your feet in the right place,
then stand firm.
-Abraham Lincoln

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

If you watch a game, it's fun.
If you play at it, it's recreation.
If you work at it, it's golf.
-Bob Hope

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

We are never deceived;
we deceive ourselves.

Monday, August 03, 2009

belinda depesco

In solitude, where we are least alone.
-Lord Byron

Sunday, August 02, 2009

The crowds were astonished
at his teaching, for he was
teaching them as one who
had authority.
-Matthew 7:28

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Your feelings? To hell
with your feelings.
-Dr. Phil