Monthly Archives: December 2012

From the Incomparable George Carlin

“POPULAR BELIEFS: Everything comes in threes. Not true. In reality, everything comes in ones. Sometimes, when three ‘ones’ come in a row, it seems like everything comes in threes. By the way, in medieval times it was widely believed that … Continue reading

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Quotes from OLD AGE AIN’T NO PLACE FOR SISSIES…

“Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” (Satchel Paige) “I am a man still in process.” (Billy Graham) “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.” (Abraham Sutzkever) “‘Don’t … Continue reading

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Project Eve

“We cannot start over, but we can begin now and make a new ending.” (Zig Ziglar) “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says I’m possible!” [emphasis added] (Audrey Hepburn)

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Herbert V. Prochnow

“A conviction is that commendable quality in ourselves [that] we call bullheadedness in others.”

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Mother Teresa … and … Alan Watts

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak. But their echoes are endless.” (Mother Teresa) “We identify in our experience a differentiation between what we do and what happens to us.” (Alan Watts)

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Peace is not merely a goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.” [Amen.]

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Thought for the day…

“People only bring up your past when they are intimated by your present.” [And aren’t WE blessed to have moved on, WAY beyond our past…and God bless those for whom that intimidates.]  

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Jet Li

“I believe the world is one big family, and we need to help each other.” [But…with that said and duly quoted, isn’t it [well beyond] a shame that we don’t all think/believe in/feel the same way?]

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George Carlin (from “The Best of Brain Droppings”)

“PEOPLE WHO SHOULD BE PHASED OUT: . Guys who always harmonize the last few notes of ‘Happy Birthday.’ . Guys who wink when they’re kidding. . Men who propose marriage on the giant TV screen at a sports stadium. . … Continue reading

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Thought for the day…

“If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces and begin again.” (-Flavia Weeden)

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