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Day January 6, 2011

You save an old man and you save a unit; but save a boy, and you save a multiplication table. ~ Gypsy Smith

We feel free when we escape — even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire. ~ Eric Hoffer

The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been. ~ Henry Kissinger

The principal part of faith is patience.

Wives often object to life insurance, widows never do.

Hell has no exits. Heaven needs none.

The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. Through violence you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the lie, nor establish the truth. Through violence you may murder the hater, but you do not […]

The truth, the hope of any time, must always be sought in minorities. ~ Ralph Waldo  Emerson

Flattery looks like friendship; a wolf looks like a dog.

What is reading, but silent conversation. ~ Charles Lamb

Every day there’s sad news and bad news, but each day itself is glad news.

Love:  the only game two can play and both can win.

Love many, trust few, and always paddle your own canoe.

No man is rich enough to buy back his past. ~ Oscar Wilde

No one would remember the good Samaritan if he had only good intentions.  He had money as well. ~ Margaret Thatcher

Nothing seems to bring on an emergency as quickly as putting money aside in case of one.

Treat anger like gold. Spend it wisely or not at all.

When Satan reminds you of your past, remind him of his future.

When there’s nothing on TV, most people will watch it anyway.

Out of the Mouths of Babes…

“When we get home,” I lectured my three young sons in the backseat of the car, “I want you all to clean your rooms because Uncle Ed is coming over.  He’s never been to our house before, and I want it to look tidy.” My nine-year-old finally broke a lengthy silence.  ”But isn’t that kind […]

When you hear a kind word spoken about a friend, tell her so.

When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. ~ Chinese proverb (also attributed to the Dalai Lama)

When your outgo exceeds your income, then your upkeep will be your downfall.

When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt. ~ Henry J. Kaiser