Monday, April 30, 2012

Hippocrates (460-370 B.C.)

Let thy food be your medicine and you medicine be thy food (Source).  Added 4/30/2012

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Sunday, April 29, 2012

Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time (Source). Added 4/29/2012

Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. (Source). Added 2/20/12

I'm as proud of what we don't do as I am of what we do (Source).  Added 8/25/11

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Friday, April 27, 2012

Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Everybody is a genius. But, if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it'll spend its whole life believing it is stupid (Source).  Added 4/27/2012

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted (Source). Added 4/13/2012

The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing (Source). Added 9/3/11.

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Sunday, April 22, 2012

Gerald Ford (1913-2006)

Gerald Ford

A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have (Ford Library and Museum). Added 4/22/2012

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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Thomas Fuller (1654-1734)

He that plants trees loves others beside himself (Source, Gnomalia, 1732). Added 4/21/2012

The Wikipedia article on Dr. Thomas Fuller is at this link.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Josh Billings (1818-1885)

One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best he can (Source).  Added 4/19/2012

There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them.  Added 8/9/2011

    For more information on Josh Billings see Note that his real name was Henry Wheeler Shaw. 

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    Wednesday, April 18, 2012

    Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)

    If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else (Source).  Added 4/18/2012

    The photo of Booker T. Washington is in the Public Domain

    Sunday, April 15, 2012

    Arthur Pink (1886-1952)

    God cannot change for the better, for He is already perfect; and being perfect, He cannot change for the worse (Source).  Added 4/15/2012

    A consciousness of our powerlessness should cast us upon Him who has all power. Here then is where a vision and view of God's sovereignty helps, for it reveals His sufficiency and shows us our insufficiency (Source). Added 8/23/11

    A biography of Arthur Pink is at

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    Tuesday, April 10, 2012

    Monday, April 9, 2012

    Matt Chandler (b. 1974)

    Nobody dies early. Added 4/9/2012

    Note: Matt Chandler has brain cancer and currently serves as the President of the Acts 29 Network

    Sunday, April 8, 2012

    Pope John Paul II (1920-2005)

    "Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song (Source)." Added 4/8/2012.

    The photo here of Pope John Paul II is in public domain and was taken from Wikipedia.

    Saturday, April 7, 2012

    Martin Niemoller (1892-1984)

    It took me a long time to learn that God is not the enemy of my enemies. He is not even the enemy of His enemies (Source).  Added 4/7/2012

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