Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Thought for the Day

“Every form of addiction is bad,
no matter whether the narcotic
be alcohol, morphine or idealism.”

Carl Gustav Jung (26 July 1875 - 6 June 1961) A Swiss psychiatrist and the founder of analytical psychology. Jung is considered the first modern psychiatrist to view the human psyche as “by nature religious” and make it the focus of exploration. Jung is one of the best known researchers in the field of dream analysis and symbolization. Source

Monday, January 20, 2014

Thought for the Day

“You live but once;
you might as well be amusing.”
~ Coco Chanel

Gabrielle “Coco” Bonheur Chanel (August 19, 1883 – January 10, 1971) was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She was the only fashion designer to appear on Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century… source

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Thought for the Day

“That man is a success
who has lived well,
laughed often
and loved much.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) (aged 44) A Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer. His most well known books include Treasure Island, Kidnapped and the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Source 

Friday, January 17, 2014

Thought for the Day


“Facts do not cease to exist
because they are ignored.”
~ Aldous Huxley

ldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer, humanist, pacifist, and satirist. Best known for his novels including Brave New World and a wide-ranging output of essays. Huxley also edited the magazine Oxford Poetry, and published short stories, poetry, travel writing, film stories and scripts…source

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Thought for the Day


                                   “The things you push away the hardest when you’re young,
you end up embracing when you get older.”
~ Rosanne Cash

Rosanne Cash is an American singer-songwriter and author. She is the eldest daughter of country music icon Johnny Cash and his first wife, Vivian Liberto Cash Distin…Source

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Thought for the Day

“Well, I try my best
To be just like I am
But everybody wants you
To be just like them.”
Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan (Born: May 24, 1941) Born Robert Allen Zimmerman, an American singer-songwriter, musician and artist. He has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when he was an informal chronicler and a seemingly reluctant figurehead of social unrest. A number of Dylan’s early songs, such as “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They Are a-Changin’”, became anthems for the US civil rights and anti-war movements…Source

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Thought for the Day

“Be more concerned with your character
than your reputation,
because your character
is what you really are,
while your reputation is merely
what others think you are.”
~ John Wooden

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Thought for the Day

“When we remember we are all mad,
the mysteries disappear
and life stands explained.”
~ Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910) (aged 74) Well known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Twain is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), which has been called “the Great American Novel”, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). He is extensively quoted. Twain was a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty. Source

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Thought for the Day

“They that can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
~ Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat…source

Monday, January 6, 2014

Thought for the Day

                                                                            “F-E-A-R has two meanings:
‘Forget Everything And Run’
‘Face Everything And Rise.’
The choice is yours.”
~ Zig Ziglar

Hilary Hinton Ziglar ( November 6, 1926 ) An American author, salesperson, and motivational speaker born in Coffee County, Alabama the tenth of 12 children. He has published over 48 works. Since 1970, his career has moved from master seller to master motivator. Ten of his 25 books have been best sellers. He is in constant demand as speaker and instructor to audiences of all kinds and sizes.

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Thought for the Day

                                              “Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.”

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Thought for the Day

“Happiness is nothing more than
good health and a bad memory.”
~ Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer (14 January 1875 - 4 September 1965) (aged 90)
A Franco-German (Alsatian) theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary. Schweitzer challenged both the secular view of Jesus as depicted by historical-critical methodology current at his time in certain academic circles, as well as the traditional Christian view, depicting a Jesus Christ who expected and predicted the imminent end of the world. He received the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for his philosophy of “Reverence for Life”. Source