Quotes of the Day – Thanksgiving

November 24, 2014 § Leave a comment

“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” –W.T. Purkiser

“Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.” –Edward Martin

“If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.” -Frank Clark

“It is delightfully easy to thank God for the grace we ourselves have received, but it requires great grace to thank God for the grace given to others.” -James Smith

Quotes of the Day – Wisdom

November 17, 2014 § Leave a comment

“The ability to listen well is just as powerful as the ability to talk well. Each is ineffectual without the other.”

“When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them. When we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.”

“Do difficult things while they are easy and do great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”

“You hear and you will forget; you see and you will remember; you do and you will understand.”

-Proverbs

Hustle Politics

November 14, 2014 § Leave a comment

I support the formation of a politician fight club. This is one thing the taxpayers won’t mind paying for.

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Happy Veterans Day!

November 11, 2014 § Leave a comment

“There is no expiration date for courage; there is no time limit for valor; there is no fitting prize for one’s patriotism.” Mr. Simon

Quotes of the Day – Kindness

November 10, 2014 § Leave a comment

“There is no small act of kindness. Every compassionate act makes large the world.” Mary Anne Radmacher

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” Lao Tzu

“The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” Mahatma Gandhi

“If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.” Mother Teresa

“Most of us show kindness to others at least a dozen times in our lives. The difference is to whom we show it.” Mr. Simon 

Let’s dance, robot style

November 6, 2014 § Leave a comment

Attention human dancers! You may soon be out of work.

Quotes of the Day – Autumn

November 3, 2014 § Leave a comment

My sorrow, when she’s here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane. –Robert Frost

Neither spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face. –John Donne

The foliage has been losing its freshness through the month of August; here and there, a yellow leaf shows itself like the first gray hair amidst the locks of a beauty who has seen one season too many.  –Oliver Wendell Holmes

Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees. –David Letterman

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