Month: June 2014

Intimidation

“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor souls who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt (1901 – 1919) The Argument from Intimidation…

Wisdom

“Dare to think for yourself.” ~ Voltaire (1694 – 1778) I admit it’s tempting to wish for the perfect boss, or the perfect parent, or the perfect outfit, but maybe the best any of us can do is not quit. Play the hand we’ve been given and accessorize the outfit we’ve got. ~ Allan Heinberg…

Success

“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” ~ Robert Heinlein (1907 – 1988) Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery. ~ Dr. Joyce Brothers (1928 – ) Today’s Guyku Fearing a failure, Only stops you from trying, Effort brings…

Happy ever after

“We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.” ~ Stephen Hawking (1942 – ) It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day to day basis. ~ Margaret Bonnano (1950 –…

Laughter

“If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.” ~ Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler (1970 – )) Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything. ~ Kurt Vonnegut (1922 – 2007) Today’s Guyku While future planning, Laughter will lighten…