Two very good quotes from George Orwell this time. Orwell is most notably the author of “1984” and also “Animal Farm.” When you hear people talk about Big Brother, you can thank Orwell. Or think of an Orwellian society, a controlling totalitarian society. Journalism is printing what someone else does not wanted printed. Everything is … Read more
Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.-Ralph Waldo Emerson
With all of the ridiculous legislation that education is facing in the United States, I cannot foresee this country turning out many more great thinkers. If we do, they will be privately educated where those institutions have the ability to truly challenge students’ thinking. The aim of public education is not to fill the young … Read more
I love deadlines, especially the whooshing sound they make as they go by. -Douglas Adams Who isn’t this relevant to? Sometimes we just can’t meet deadlines or follow through with our promises. Its time to fret about this less and move on.
Go live your life folks. Get off the computer and embrace the world. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover … Read more
This week my quote is much more than a quote, its a decent excerpt from Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler. I find it especially relevant with all the lies we hear during election season. The size of the lie is a definite factor in causing it to be believed, because the vast masses of a … Read more
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something. –Henry David Thoreau First off… Quote of the Week is a new exciting feature here, hoping to play on the wisdom of our elders. Thoreau has always been a huge … Read more