Monthly Archives: June 2011

Life’s Tragedy is that we get…


Life’s Tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. – Benjamin Franklin What does that mean? To me, it is all too true a statement. We get old faster than we get wise. If only we … Continue reading

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Tact is the knack of making a point…


Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy. – Isaac Newton What does that mean? It means that there are two routes that lead to making a point. One makes the point, but alienates the other … Continue reading

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Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.


Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers What does that mean? It says you have to actually do something with your life if you want to get somewhere. The … Continue reading

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Always forgive your enemies…


Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. – Oscar Wilde What does that mean? Well, it seems to be stated as if it were a joke, a mind game to play with your enemies. But it is true, it will … Continue reading

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By studying others’ viewpoints…


By studying others’ viewpoints, it is possible for us to discover new and refreshing perspectives on the world – including our own life. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? To me, this points out the variety in our cultures as humans. … Continue reading

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Time heals what reason cannot.


Time heals what reason cannot. – Seneca What does that mean? “Be reasonable about it.” You’ve heard this before, I’d imagine. Something has happened, and you are upset. You eventually calm down and think through the problem. Most of the … Continue reading

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Any fool can criticize…


Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain – and most fools do. – Dale Carnegie What does that mean? It says that he considers it foolish to criticize, condemn and complain. I agree. Anyone can run their mouth and do the … Continue reading

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