Favorite Quotes

Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.

Mark Twain

All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing.

Edmund Burke

Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.

Mark Twain

After a time you may find that having, is not so pleasing a thing after all, as wanting.

Mr. Spock (from Amok Time in Star Trek Original Series)

Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.

Ronald Reagan

Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.

Erich Fromm

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.

Gomer Pyle (originator unknown)

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven.

Ecclesiastes 3:1

In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress.

John Adams

Birds sing after a storm, why shouldn't we.

Rose Kennedy (quote paraphrased)