May 31, 2001
What do you suppose will satisfy the soul except to walk free and own
May 30, 2001
While the grasse groweth the horse starveth.
May 29, 2001
Let every nation know, whether it wishes
us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure
the survival and the success of liberty.
—John F. Kennedy
May 28, 2001
These heroes are dead. They died for liberty—they
died for us. They are at rest.…
—Robert Green Ingersoll
May 27, 2001
’T was red with the blood of freemen and
white with the fear of the foe; / And the stars that fight in their courses ’gainst tyrants its symbols know.
May 26, 2001
song without music is a lot like H2 without the O.
If the single man plant himself
indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come round to him.
May 24, 2001
based upon her people’s will, / And compassed by the inviolate sea.
—Alfred, Lord Tennyson
May 23, 2001
True as the
needle to the pole, / Or as the dial to the sun.
May 22, 2001
Art preservative of all arts.
Here thou, great Anna! whom
three realms obey, / Dost sometimes counsel take—and sometimes tea.
Only for the phony is commercialism—the
bending of creativity to common utility—a naughty word. To the truly creative, it is a bridge to the great audience,
a means of sharing rather than debasing.
—Ernest A. Jones
May 19, 2001
[Nature] can refuse to speak but she cannot give
a wrong answer.
—Dr. Charles Brenton Huggins
May 18, 2001
Work bears a particular mark of man and of humanity, the mark of a person
operating within a community of persons.
—Pope John Paul II
May 17, 2001
It is courage based on confidence, not daring,
and it is confidence based on experience.
—Dr. Jonas Salk
May 16, 2001
The Constitution devotes the national domain to union, to justice, to
defence, to welfare and to liberty. But there is a higher law than the Constitution.
May 15, 2001
is so soon that I am done for, / I wonder what I was begun for.
May 14, 2001
It is not labor that kills, but the small
attritions of daily routine that wear us down.
May 13, 2001
It is not that the French are not profound, but
they all express themselves so well that we are led to take their geese for swans.
—Van Wyck Brooks
May 12, 2001
need to fabricate anything because the truth will make you weep.
—Patricia L. Walsh
Her mouth is a honey-blossom,
/ No doubt, as the poet sings; / But within her lips, the petals, / Lurks a cruel bee that stings.
May 10, 2001
want you to stonewall it.
—Richard M. Nixon
May 9, 2001
The last thing that we find in making a book is to know what we must
May 8, 2001
To make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
Science is what you know,
philosophy is what you don’t know.
May 6, 2001
It was his optimism that Freud bequeathed to
America and it was the optimism of our youthfulness, our freedom from the sterner, sadder tradition of Europe which enabled
us to seize his gift.
—Karl A. Menninger
May 5, 2001
Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the
May 4, 2001
In Faith and Hope the world will disagree, But all mankind’s concern is Charity.
May 3, 2001
of his surname they have coined an epithet for a knave, and out of his Christian name a synonym for the Devil.
Babington, Lord Macaulay
May 2, 2001
The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have [to] bare the secrets of government and
inform the people.
—Hugo L. Black
May 1, 2001
In the spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove; / In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly
turns to thoughts of love.
—Alfred, Lord Tennyson