|After the hard frost we had Thursday night, these were the only flowers left in our garden. If we were better at harvesting, these broccoli flowers would not be in a vase on our table!! :)|
- Frank Barron
"So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence."
- Bertrand Russell
"To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government."
- Mark Twain
"The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want."
- Ben Stein
"Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence."
- Michael O'Brien
"If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles."
- Doug Larson
"An election is nothing more than the advanced auction of stolen goods."
- Ambrose Bierce
"If you walk with lame men you will soon limp yourself."
- Seaman McManus
"People ask me what I'd most appreciate getting for my eighty-seventh birthday. I tell them: a paternity suit."
- George Burns
"The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are."
- John Pierpont Morgan
"One major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions."
- Edward R. Murrow
"I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self."
"Now more than ever the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness, and corruption."
- James Garfield
"It's not the load that breaks you down; it's the way you carry it."
- Lena Horne
"Democracy: The state of affairs in which you consent to having your pocket picked, and elect the best man to do it."
- Benjamin Lichtenberg
"Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow--only today of its strength."
- C. H. Spurgeon
"If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong then nine times out of ten it will."
- Paul Harvey
"If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues."
- Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
"Talk doesn't cook rice."
- Chinese Proverb
"You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand."
- Leonardo da Vinci
"Example is the lesson that all men can read."
- Gilbert West
"When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic."
- Benjamin Franklin