Archive for September, 2011

Quote of the day, Sept. 21

September 19, 2011

Thomas Jefferson, on the American democracy

“I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselves without a master.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 20

September 18, 2011

William Somerset Maugham, on writing

“All the words I use in my stories can be found in the dictionary; it’s just a matter of arranging them into the right sentences.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 19

September 18, 2011

Mohandas K. Gandhi, on the expression of diverse opinions

“Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 18

September 17, 2011

Nelson Mandela, on education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 17

September 15, 2011

Erich Fromm, on freedom

“Freedom is the fundamental condition for any growth.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 16

September 15, 2011

John Quincy Adams, on liberty

“Individual liberty is individual power, and as the power of a community is a mass compounded of individual powers, the nation which enjoys the most freedom must necessarily be in proportion to its numbers the most powerful nation.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 15

September 15, 2011

Nelson Mandela, on freedom

“Freedom would be meaningless without security in the home and in the streets.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 14

September 14, 2011

Rudyard Kipling, on words

“Words are the most powerful drug used by mankind.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 13

September 12, 2011

Studs Terkel, on story telling

“People are hungry for stories. (more…)

Quote of the day, Sept. 12

September 11, 2011

Krzysztof Kieslowski, on television

“The television industry doesn’t like to see the compexity of the world. (more…)