An uplifting news item, poem, thought or quotation each day. Archive of past entries
3 October 2004

Morning. My headache

lifts with the sun. Life is sweet.

Can all days be like this?

  -Josh Mitteldorf

2 October 2004

"There never was a good war, or a bad peace."
  -Benjamin Franklin


"It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority."

1 October 2004

This quote for my daughter:

"Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other."

  -Rainer Maria Rilke

30 September 2004

"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; there is where they should be. Now put foundations under them."

  - Henry David Thoreau

29 September 2004

"If you want to build a ship, don't herd people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."
  - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

28 September 2004

"There is no limit to how far a man can go so long as he is willing to let someone else get the credit."

  -plaque in Reagan's Oval Office

(attributed to Harry Truman

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.")

27 September 2004
"I never met a man so stupid I could not learn something from him."

  - Galileo (1564-1642)