Thursday, September 30, 2010

Rule #587


Johnny Cash Guest Rule #5:

It's so hard to find one rich man in ten with a satisfied mind.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Rule #586


Johnny Cash Guest Rule #4:

Life ain't easy for a boy named Sue.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Rule #585


Johnny Cash Guest Rule #3:

Don't go mixin' politics with the folk songs of our land.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Rule #584


Johnny Cash Guest Rule #2:

Don't take your guns to town.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Rule #583 (Beginning of Johnny Cash Guest Week)


Johnny Cash Guest Rule #1:

Love is a burnin' thing, and it makes a fiery ring.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Rule #582 (End of Political Philosophy Guest Week)


Political Philosophy Guest Rule #7 (from Sun Tzu):

To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Rule #581


Political Philosophy Guest Rule #6 (from Thomas Hobbes):

He that is taken and put into prison or chains is not conquered, though overcome; for he is still an enemy.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Rule #580


Political Philosophy Guest Rule #5 (from Ibn Khaldun):

It is absolutely necessary for man to have the cooperation of his fellow man.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Rule #579


Political Philosophy Guest Rule #4 (from Niccolo Machiavelli)

It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot have both.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Rule #578


Political Philosophy Guest Rule #3 (from Adam Smith):

No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Rule #577


Political Philosophy Guest Rule #2 (from Hannah Arendt):

The chief qualification of a mass leader has become unending infallibility; he can never admit an error.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Rule #576 (Beginning of Political Philosophy Guest Week)


Political Philosophy Guest Rule #1 (from Karl Marx):

From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Rule #575 (End of Dr. Seuss Guest Week)


Dr. Seuss Guest Rule #7:

The turtles are free as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Rule #574


Dr. Seuss Guest Rule #6:

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Rule #573


Dr. Seuss Guest Rule #5:

There's no end to the things you might know, depending how far beyond Zebra you go.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Rule #572


Dr. Seuss Guest Rule #4:

Funny things are everywhere.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Rule #571


Dr. Seuss Guest Rule #3:

The Grinch hates Christmas! The whole Christmas season!

Monday, September 13, 2010

Rule #570


Dr. Seuss Guest Rule #2:

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Rule #569 (Beginning of Dr. Seuss Guest Week & Guest Month)


A busy school year for Josh means plenty of pre-packaged (and plagiarized) content for you faithful Rule Blog readers (or, as I've affectionately taken to calling you, rulebees). So, get ready for another Guest Month!

Dr. Seuss Guest Rule #1:

A person's a person, no matter how small.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Rule #568


Two wrongs don't make a right.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Rule #567


Tea is delicious.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Rule #565


Saying hateful and divisive things just to get a reaction is a bad idea (unless you're FOX News; then it's just business).

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Rule #564


Despite Rule #503, some things are just as good as you remember them being when you were a kid.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Rule #563


You should never have to wake up before the sun.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Rule #562


If you go looking for attention, the kind you get isn't going to be good.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Rule #561


There is no good reason to have a mullet.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Rule #560


One man's treasure is another man's irritating train whistle.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Rule #559


Vanity is occasionally very humbling.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Rule #558


Writing rules takes a lot longer when you have to tag them.