Friday, May 09, 2014

WISE MEN SAY . . . and WISE WOMEN TOO comes to an end today

The blog began in February 2006 and today's quote brings the total of posts to 2,750. I thought the following rather good as a final quotation.

Don't undermine your worth by comparing yourself to others. It is because we are different that each one of us is special  - Brian Dyson


Thursday, May 08, 2014

J.B.PRIESTLEY 1894-1984

British novelist, playwright and broadcaster

I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.


Wednesday, May 07, 2014


American clinical psychologist and author of self-help books

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection demoralizes you.


Tuesday, May 06, 2014


English poet, essayist, literary critic, biographer and lexicographer

Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must first be overcome.


Monday, May 05, 2014


Quintus Horatius Flaccus, a leading Roman lyric poet

Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.


Sunday, May 04, 2014


American author of "Small and Simple Things."

The only way to get through life is to laugh your way through it. You either have to laugh or cry. I prefer to laugh - crying gives me a headache!


Saturday, May 03, 2014

Chinese Proverb

Enjoy yourself, it's later than you think.


Friday, May 02, 2014

MADONNA b.1958

American singer-songwriter and actress

No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you've come from, you can always become a better version of yourself.


Thursday, May 01, 2014

ST.FRANCIS of Assisi 1181/2-1226

Giovanni di Pietro Bernardone was an Italian Catholic friar and teacher who, though never ordained to the priesthood, was one of the most revered religious figures in history

Remember, we learn nothing by speaking.