Good Stuff to Think About

Good Stuff to Think About

Oct 21, 2007, 8:00 PM |

The proverb warns, "You should not bite the hand that feeds you." But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself. (Thomas Melvin)

"People don't seem to realize that doing what's right is no guarantee against misfortune." (William McFee)

"Five years from now you will be pretty much the same as you are today except for two things: the books you read and the people you get close to." (Charles Jones) 

"A child educated only at school is an uneducated child" (George Santayana)

Entering a crowded restaurant with a friend, Gregory Peck found no table available. "Tell them who you are," murmured the friend. "If you have to tell them who you are, you aren't anybody," said Peck.

Charlie Chaplin entered a Charlie Chaplin look-alike competition in Monte Carlo. He came in third.

"You can't make anything idiot proof because idiots are so ingenious." (Ron Burns)

To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship. (Sallust)

"One measure of leadership is the caliber of people who choose to follow you." (Dennis Peer)

"Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazinly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you have wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. Success depends upon using it wisely, by planning and setting priorities." (Dennis Waitely)

"Refusal to hope is nothing more than a decision to die." (Bernie S. Siegel)

"Luck sometimes visits a fool, but never sits down with him." (German Proverb)

"An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today." (Lawrence Peter)