Quote of the Week – Ludwig van Beethoven

  Then let us all do what is right, strive with all our might toward the unattainable, develop as fully as we can the gifts God has given us, and never stop learning”   Music is the one incorporeal entrance [...]

Quote of the Week – Leonard Bernstein

  The point is, art never stopped a war and never got anybody a job. That was never its function. Art cannot change events. But it can change people. It can affect people so that they are changed... because [...]

Quote of the Week – Maya Angelou

  In Memoriam, An Excerpt from the Poem: On the Pulse of Morning A Rock, A River, A Tree Hosts to species long since departed, Marked the mastodon. The dinosaur, who left dry tokens Of their sojourn here On our [...]

Quote of the Week – Abraham Lincoln

  And, inasmuch most good things are produced by labour, it follows that [all] such things of right belong to those whose labour has produced them. But it has so happened in all ages of the world, that some [...]

Quote of the Week – Teddy Roosevelt

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in [...]

85 Quotes for Inspiration and Getting It Done

Here are 85 quotes for Inspiration, Life's Possibilities and just plain Getting It Done. Possibilities If Muhammad Ali and St. Francis of Assisi can agree on it, it must be possible: Impossible is just a big word thrown around by [...]

Frugal Quotes Today

Rise and Shine “It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.” "Zig" Ziglar (1926-2012) “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy [...]

Happy Birthday, Ben Franklin (1706-1790)

Benjamin Franklin Quotes on Frugality If Frugal Guidance were to have a patron saint, we could probably do no better than Benjamin Franklin who, in Poor Richard’s Almanack (begun in 1732) and other books, newspapers and such, offered many quotes [...]

Christmas Greetings

Merry Christmas, everybody.   “And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David [...]

Frugal Quote of the Week

If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich. Lao Tzu,  老子 (also Latinized as Laozi)  (flourished ~6th century BCE) Author of the  Tào Té Chīng and considered the founder of Taoism.

Frugal Quote of the Week

Frugality may be termed the daughter of Prudence, the sister of Temperance, and the parent of Liberty. --Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) English author, poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.     Johnson could also be highly critical of other [...]

Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, [...]