Tuesday, June 30, 2020

June Words of Wisdom

Those who know the least, obey the best. --George Farquhar

Get busy with life's purpose, toss aside empty hopes, get active in your own rescue. --Marcus Aurelius

One does not and cannot negotiate with brutality, nor give it the benefit of the doubt. The moral absolute should be: if and when, in any dispute, one side initiates the use of physical force, that side is wrong - and no consideration or discussion of the issues is necessary or appropriate. --Ayn Rand

My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
--Adlai Stevenson

Beware of the female narcissist who decorates herself with flowers and a crown. No matter how much she pretties herself up, below the surfaces she is just bad bones. --Kate Masters

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom. - Albert Einstein

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. --John F. Kennedy

Your job is to get your audience to care about your obsessions. --Martin Scorsese

Capitalism urges us to see ourselves as the authors of our own lives.
--Stephen Hicks, PhD

Do not make the mistake of the ignorant who think that an individualist is a man who says, "I'll do as I please at everyone else's expense." An individualist is a man who recognizes the inalienable individual rights of man - his own and those of others. --Ayn Rand

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. --Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunsets are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully. --Kristen Butler

Stop thinking of writing as art. Start thinking about writing as work. --Paddy Chayevsky

Learn to sit back and observe. Not everything needs a reaction. --Unknown

As conservatives, we don't care about the color of your skin, we care about the color of our flag. --Allen West

Do not correct a fool or her will hate you; correct a wise man, and he will appreciate you. --Bruce Lee

We, the American people, are not each other's enemies. The enemies are those people behind the curtain jerking everybody's chains and trying to divide us up by age, by race, by income. --Dr. Ben Carson

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. --Seneca

Have we reached the ultimate stage of absurdity where some people are held responsible for things that happened before they were born, while other people are not held responsible for what they themselves are doing today. --Thomas Sowell

Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. --Victor Hugo

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