Category Archives: Thought For the Day

Thought For the Day: And This Our Life, Exempt From Public Haunt, Finds Tongues In Trees, Books In the Running Brooks, Sermons In Stones, and Good In Everything

“And this our life, exempt from public haunt, / Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, / Sermons in stones, and good in everything.” -William Shakespeare, playwright and poet (1564-1616)

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Thought For the Day: Use Your Voice For Kindness, Your Ears For Compassion, Your Hands For Charity, Your Mind For Truth, and Your Heart For Love

“Use your voice for kindness, your ears for compassion, your hands for charity, your mind for truth, and your heart for love.”  – William John Bennett

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Thought For the Day: The Only Sure Weapon Against Bad Ideas Is Better Ideas. The Source of Better Ideas Is Wisdom.

“Books won’t stay banned. They won’t burn. Ideas won’t go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. The source of better … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Great Man Is He Who, In the Midst of the World, Keeps With Perfect Sweetness the Independence of Solitude

“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion, it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who, in the midst of the world, keeps with perfect sweetness the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: No Life Ever Grows Great Until It Is Focused, Dedicated, Disciplined

“No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Students Learn From Gutless Academic Administrators That Mob Rule Is the Way To Get What You Want – and To Silence Those Who Disagree With You

“Our educational system may not teach students much math or science, but students learn from gutless academic administrators that mob rule is the way to get what you want — and to silence those who disagree with you.” – Thomas … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: When You Have Eliminated the Impossible, Whatever Remains, However Improbable, Must Be the Truth

“When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” -Arthur Conan Doyle, physician and writer (22 May 1859-1930)

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Thought For the Day: The Inclusion of Transgender People Into Female Sport Cannot Be Balanced With Fairness Due To the Retained Differences in Strength, Stamina, and Physique That Are Present

“The inclusion of transgender people into female sport cannot be balanced with fairness due to the retained differences in strength, stamina and physique that are present when comparing the average female with the average transgender female/non-binary person who was assigned … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Vocations Which We Wanted To Pursue, But Didn’t, Bleed, Like Colors, On the Whole of Our Existence

“Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn’t, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.” -Honore de Balzac, novelist (20 May 1799-1850)

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Thought For the Day: The Thing That Makes You Exceptional, If You Are At All, Is Inevitably That Which Must Also Make You Lonely

“The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely.” – Lorraine Hansberry, playwright and painter (19 May 1930-1965)

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