Friday, July 23, 2010

Rex Barker here with

Quotes That Make You Think...

Hatred - the anger of the weak.- Alphonse Daudet

History is a vast early warning system.- Norman Cousins

Home is not where you live but where they understand you.- Cristion Morgenstern

I will not play at tug o' war.
I'd rather play at hug o' war,
Where everyone hugs instead of tugs.
- Shel Silverstein

It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way.
- Rollo May

Humor may be defined as the kindly contemplation of the incongruities of life, and the artistic expression thereof.- Stephen Leacock

Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.
- James Baldwin

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge. - Charles Darwin

The penalty that good men pay for not being interested in politics is to be governed by men worse than themselves.- Plato

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
- Theodore M. Hesburgh

It's impossible to be loyal to your family, your friends, your country, and your principles, all at the same time.- Mignon McLaughlin

I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.- Maya Angelou

In the republic of mediocrity genius is dangerous.- Robert G. Ingersoll

Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.- John Locke


Arkansas Patti said...

Keepers all. "Hatred - the anger of the weak.- Alphonse Daudet" I would like that as a bumper sticker.
Maya Angelou always makes me think.

Clytie said...

One of these hit close to home - I'm not saying which one. Lots to think about now!

Reader Wil said...

"Hatred - the anger of the weak."- Alphonse Daudet
is my favourite! I see Arkansas Patti thinks the same!

Margaret Cloud said...

I enjoyed reading the quotes. I like your quote for the day. Have a nice weekend.

Gramma Ann said...

My favorite today is:

"I will not play at tug o' war.
I'd rather play at hug o' war,
Where everyone hugs instead of tugs.
~ Shel Silverstein ~

I guess the reason is.... "Hugs are a few of my favorite things... When the bee stings...."

Wanda said...

You have such interesting post.

These quotes are all good, can't pick a favorite, but much to ponder.

mommanator said...

I love Erma Bombecks the best!

Beth Niquette said...

THese are really thought provoking. Thank you for sharing them.