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The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
     —  Durante (Dante) degli Alighieri
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
    —  Edmund Burke
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On This Day In:
2016 All About Control
2015 Liberty Is Extravagant
2014 Always Remember To Reach
Have You Registered To Vote Yet?
2013 Ripples From The Water’s Edge
Because I Was Alone
2012 POI vs Reality
Dear And Sacred
2011 Chilled Again

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I have not observed men’s honesty to increase with their riches.
   —  Thomas Jefferson
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On This Day In:
2016 Criticized Anyway
2015 Sometimes The Truth Hurts
2014 All Agreed, Say “Aye”
2013 Two Books, Two Movies
Just Because
2012 God’s Requirements
2011 Greater Purity

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Money may not bring happiness, but it brings such a good imitation that it is often hard to tell from the real thing.
   —  William Feather
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On This Day In:
2016 Or Blog (And Bound)
2015 Welcome The Virtuous
2014 Closing The Gap?
2013 On Parenting
2012 What Knowledge Is
2011 The Indefinite Accumulation Of Property

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The cleverly expressed opposite of any generally accepted idea is worth a fortune to somebody.
   —  F. Scott Fitzgerald
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On This Day In:
2016 Completely Unreasonable
Starting To Be A Reacher
2015 Avengers Assemble II
But If I Had To Perish Twice…
2014 Turning Pages
2013 We Are All Accountable
2012 American Sign Language
2011 Happy Disproof
2010 Book Review – Managing Your Government Career

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To be a good critic demands more brains than most men possess.
   —  Josh Billings
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On This Day In:
2016 Every Tool And Every Chance
2015 Something That You Love
2014 Not Really At All
2013 Listening And Deserving
2012 I’m Still Not Certain
2011 True, False And Useful

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Agreement makes us soft and complacent; disagreement brings out our strength.  Our real enemies are the people who make us feel so good that we are slowly but inexorably pulled down into the quicksand of smugness and self-satisfaction.
   —  Sydney Harris
[Reminded me to say “The Para’s Prayer“…  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2016 Size Matters
2015 Maybe The Best Thing
2014 Ready To Be Fried?
2013 A Real Lover
2012 Winning Wars
2011 A Different Lesson

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Praise does wonders for our sense of hearing.
   —  Arnold Glasow
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On This Day In:
2016 Here, Desire Is Purified
2015 Hopefully Just Visiting
2014 Fond Memory?
2013 Distress, Hope, Trust
2012 Creating Interlocking Fragility
2011 Four Stories And A Gospel
What Have You Burned Lately?

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