Sunday, February 23, 2014

Quote for the Week

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

- Abraham Lincoln

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Quote for the Week

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.

- Thomas Jefferson

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Quote for the Week

Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Quote for the Week

When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.

- Edmund Burke

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Vegetables

Daughter (looking at my plate):  You didn't even touch your vegetables!

Me (indignant):  Yes, I did!  I had to move them out of the way!