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"If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else." --- Yogi Berra

Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.

*This was first written by Franklin for the Pennsylvania Assembly in its Reply to the Governor (11 Nov. 1755)Benjamin Franklin

I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.Yogi Berra
Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true.Yogi Berra
Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.Yogi Berra
If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.Yogi Berra
People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.Isaac Asimov
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.Mark Twain
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.Leonardo da Vinci
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.Leonardo da Vinci
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.George Orwell
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.Albert Einstein
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.Albert Einstein
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.Maya Angelou
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.Theodore Roosevelt
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.Theodore Roosevelt
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.Henry David Thoreau
If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law.Henry David Thoreau
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.Henry David Thoreau

Life is short, smile while you still have teeth.