Friday, August 31, 2012

Be Nice

"Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them."  ~ Thomas Fuller

Thursday, August 30, 2012

It is Useless

"It is useless to hold a person to anything he says while he is in love, drunk, or running for office."  ~ Shirley MacLaine

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Easy to Make

"Promises are like babies:  easy to make, hard to deliver."  ~ Author Unknown

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Joy and Anger

"In the midst of great joy, do not promise anyone anything.  In the midst of great anger, do not answer anyone's letter."  ~ Chinese Proverb

Monday, August 27, 2012

An Immutable Law

"It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises but only performance is reality."  ~ Harold Geneen

Friday, August 24, 2012


"Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later."  ~ Dana Stewart Scott

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Learning is Growth

"The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live."  ~ Mortimer Adler

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

From the Heart

"The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book."  ~ Author Unknown

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

If There Were No Schools

"If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers."  ~ Edgar W. Howe

Friday, August 17, 2012

Smiling Enemies

"Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies."  ~ Elizabeth Bowen

Thursday, August 16, 2012


"O jealousy! Thou art the magnifier of trifles."  ~ Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

A Torment

"The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves." ~ William Penn

Monday, August 13, 2012

Friday, August 10, 2012

It's Not Easy

"It is not easy to walk alone in the country without musing upon something."  ~ Charles Dickens

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Rural Sounds

Nor rural sights alone, but rural sounds,
Exhilarate the spirit, and restore
The tone of languid nature.
~ William Cowper

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

It Belongs to Me

"When I go out into the countryside and see the sun and the green and everything flowering,I say to myself Yes indeed, all that belongs to me!"  ~ Henri Rousseau

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Get to Know a Person

"It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book."  ~ Cyril Connolly

Friday, August 3, 2012

Now Products Need People

"It used to be that people needed products to survive.  Now products need people to survive."  ~ Nicholas Johnson

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Improving the Product

"Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising and they wouldn't have to advertise it."  ~ Will Rogers

Wednesday, August 1, 2012


"In general, my children refused to eat anything that hadn't danced on TV."  ~ Erma Bombeck