Quotes of the Day
Edgar Watson Howe
"Most people have seen worse things in private than they pretend to be shocked at in public."
Miguel de Cervantes
"I say that good painters imitated nature; but that bad ones vomited it."
"Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it."
"The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children."
"I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think interior decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves."
"Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are."
John J. Plomp
"You know that children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers."
"It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help."
"If people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done."
"Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way."
"Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *and* fresher breath."
"The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it."