Wednesday, August 28, 2013


The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013


From Sandye's fortune cookie at the Chinese resturant the other night: In life, you won't go far unless you know where the goalposts are.

Good Samaritan

From my fortune cookie at the Chinese restuarant the other night: No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he only had good intentions.

Friday, July 26, 2013


“Being chargeable can really get in the way of being productive.”


“Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do.” – Dale Carnegie

Wednesday, July 24, 2013


“Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do.” – Dale Carnegie

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Getting old

I\'m supposed to respect my elders, but now it\'s getting harder and harder for me to find one. - Winston Churchill

Sunday, July 7, 2013


Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service and character.

WA Ward

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Gratitude, Words to live by

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."
— John F. Kennedy: the 35th President of the United States

Wednesday, June 26, 2013


When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. -Viktor Frankl

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Simple Things

They criticize me for harping on the obvious; if all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves.

Calvin Coolidge


Saturday, June 22, 2013


So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past. - The Great Gatsby


If you dont like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Maya Angelou

Wednesday, June 12, 2013


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 Read more at

Monday, June 10, 2013


He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help? - Abraham Lincoln


The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. - Joseph Campbell

Tuesday, June 4, 2013


Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley. - Theodore Roethke

Saturday, May 25, 2013


For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.   Matthew 11:30

Get on with it

Take a method and try it.  If it fails, admit it frankly and try another.  By all means, try something.  Franklin Roosvelt

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Quote of the week - February 4, 2013

Quote of the week:

Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to.
Henry Van Dyke

How do you define success?

What are some of your favorite success quotes?