Quotes, Reviews, Musings, and Previews of my works.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing
George Bernard Shaw
Negotiating with Obama is like playing chess with a pigeon. The pigeon knocks over all the pieces, shits on the board and then struts around like it won the game." …
The most important questions in life can never be answered by anyone except oneself
Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector.
Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back
When you’re courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour.
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often
John Henry Newman
The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true
J. Robert Oppenheimer
There is no respect for others without humility in one's self
Henri Frederic Amiel
Remember if people talk behind your back, it only means you are two steps ahead
Our opinions become fixed at the point where we stop thinking
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
It is always brave to say what everyone thinks
I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up
You cannot hang out with negative people and expect to live a positive life
It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question
Love doesn't make the word go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile Franklin P. Jones
Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well
John W. Gardner
One day might be different from another, but there ain't much difference when they're put together
William H. Armstrong
Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself
Don't believe in miracles - depend on them
Laurence J. Peter
To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy
Dare to be strong and courageous. That is the road. Venture anything.