Thought for Today: “The people no longer believe in principles, but will probably periodically believe in saviours. Jacob Christoph Burckhardt, Swiss historian (1818-1897).
Per The AP: Thought for Today: “If youth only had a chance or old age any brains. Stephen Leacock, Canadian humorist-educator (1869-1944).
Per The AP: Thought for Today: “I’ll tell you a secret. We live in a mad and inspiring world. Ben Hecht, Hollywood screenwriter (born 1894, died this date in 1964).
Per the ap: Thought for Today: “Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship. Benjamin Franklin (born 1706, died this date in 1790).
Thought for Today: “A closed country is a dying country… A closed mind is a dying mind. Edna Ferber (1887-1968).
per the ap: Thought for Today: “A man is only as good as what he loves. Saul Bellow, Canadian-born American author (1915-2005).
Per The AP: Thought for Today: “Our firmest convictions are apt to be the most suspect, they mark our limitations and our bounds. Life is a petty thing unless it is moved by the indomitable urge to extend its boundaries. Jose Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher (1883-1955).