Sayings that I like, words of wisdom from wise people.

– teachers open the door. You enter by yourself

– no matter how big and bad you are, when a small child hands you a toy phone, you answer it

– I dream of a better world where more chickens can cross the road without having their motives questioned

– even duck tape can’t fix stupid, but it can muffle the sound

– a good book is the cheapest holiday ever

– to err is human. To blame somebody else is strategic

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(photos by Bruce Broughton)

– its not what you gather but what you scatter that shows what kind of life you lead

– in 3 words I can sum up everything I know about life: IT GOES ON

– wow, that’s a nice pair of crocs! said nobody ever

– to live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong

– your day will go the way the corners of your mouth turn

– I used to go skinny-dipping; nowadays its chunky-dunking

– I am young at heart; the rest is somewhat older

– a man who wants to lead an orchestra must turn his back to the crowd

– go as far as you can see. When you get there you will see further.

– attitudes are mirrors of the mind: they reflect thinking

– how we think shows in how we act

– if a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull the curtain

– if you command wisely you will be obeyed cheerfully

– leadership is the art of getting someone to do what you want done because he wants to do it


– if opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door

– millions saw the apple fall; only Newton asked why

– if you can’t get rid of the skeleton in your closest, teach it how to dance

– leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.

– don’t find fault. Find a remedy

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