Friday, December 30, 2011

“May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions.”

        — Joey Adams

Thursday, December 29, 2011

“The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.”

        — Georges Bernanos, The Last Essays of Georges Bernanos (1955), “Why Freedom?”

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

“Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered – either by themselves or by others.”

        — Mark Twain

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

“The obstacle is the path.”

        — Zen Proverb

Monday, December 26, 2011

“Why is Christmas just like a day at the office? You do all the work and the fat guy with the suit gets all the credit.”

        — Unknown

Friday, December 23, 2011

“A Merry Christmas to all my friends except two.”

        — W. C. Fields

Thursday, December 22, 2011

“If nothing changed, there’d be no butterflies.”

        — Unknown

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

“What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.”

        — Pearl Bailey

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

“My writing process: 50 percent pacing, 20 percent snacks, 18 percent furious weeping, 12 percent actual writing.”

        — Brendan I. Koerner (@brendankoerner)

Monday, December 19, 2011

“Weeks of programming can save you hours of planning.”

        — Unknown

Friday, December 16, 2011

“There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.”

        — Laurence Peter

Thursday, December 15, 2011

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

        — Aesop

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

“The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?”

        — Pablo Casals

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

“There’s a word for a writer who never gives up… published.”

        — Joe Konrath

Monday, December 12, 2011

“Always back the horse named self-interest, son. It’ll be the only one trying.”

        — Jack Lang

Friday, December 9, 2011

“There are only two kinds of [programming] languages: the ones people complain about and the ones nobody uses.”

        — Bjarne Stroustrup

Thursday, December 8, 2011

“Liz is different from all the other girls I’ve known. For one thing, she likes me.”

        — Jon, Garfield

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

“People are people through other people.”

        — African Proverb

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

“People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty.”

        — Richard J. Needham

Monday, December 5, 2011

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”

        — Henry Brooks Adams

Friday, December 2, 2011

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”

        — John F. Kennedy

Thursday, December 1, 2011

“The nation should have a tax system that looks like someone designed it on purpose.”

        — William E. Simon