...sign of our times...

Upon being handed a journal as a gift, a nine year-old asks his mom what it was. The mom says that it was a notebook to record his thoughts and feelings, every day. The kid replies, "You mean, it is a blog...on paper." Reader's Digest, Oct 2008 issue

Great Sayings - Intriguing

Robert Brault
The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted teacher reveals simplicity.

Joseph Campbell (also said the famous, “Follow Your Bliss.”)
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.

Everything is okay at the end. If it’s not okay, then it’s not the end.

Will Rogers
Too many people spend money they earn… to buy things they don’t want… to impress people they don’t like.

Christie Sheldon
Being happy does no’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you have decided to look beyond the imperfections.

Brother Dave Gardner
Gratitude is riches and complaint is poverty and the worst I ever had was wonderful.

Captain Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean)
The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Savvy?

Albert Einstein
_Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. _

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.

More Einstein’s Quotes here

Upton Sinclair
_ It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his [exit strategy] depends upon his not understanding it!_

Richard Feynman
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.

Sell your cleverness, buy your bewilderness.

John C Maxwell
Insecure leaders never develop people. They replace them.

Sorry, don’t know who said this but I love it
If it is not cheap, it is not disruptive.

Bernard Shaw
When asked about banquet seating arrangements for a luncheon to which some of the important people of his time were invited, he is known to have said:
Those who mind don’t matter, those who matter don’t mind.

Phil Knight
It is hard enough out there. Get all the help you can. Getting help really is just a part of that lifelong search for wisdom. (Kind of like men asking for directions: nope, does not happen)

Mel Robbins 5-second rule YouTube
When you take action over and over and over on your instincts, on your desires, on your commitments, guess what you get? You build an internal locus of control, you become the kind of person who believes you are in control of your life because you are proving it to yourself one “5-second decision” at a time.

Mel Robbins’ 5 second Rule There is an official name and a book on what I (possibly you) have followed instinctively for so long!
_You catch yourself, you gain control, you have confidence 5-4-3-2-1 do the thing you want to do, now. Helps build new behavior, makes you a new person over time.

Start living at once.

Joel Barker
Speed is only useful if you’re running in the right direction.

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