Quotes, Stories, and words of wisdom.
by VARIOUS AUTHORS AND SOURCES
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Before I proceed any further I feel the need to thank my friend and author
Joseph Pelligrino for allowing me to steal shamelessly from his wonderful book entitled
" A Collection Of Uncomplicated Great American Truisms"
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Discussion is the
exchange of knowledge...Argument is the exchange of ignorance.....
courtesy of J. Pelligrino
"Don't give up. Don't ever give up."
(Former North Carolina State basketball coach as he
accepted an ESPY award in 1993)
He died from cancer a short time later
"I would rather die a meaningful death than
to live a meaningless life"-
"If you would not be forgotten,as soon
as you are dead and rotten, either write things
worth reading, or do things worth writing."
courtesy of J.Pelligrino
"Be who you are and say what you feel,
Those who mind don't matter,
And those who matter don't mind". DR. SEUSS
To my Children,
During my life I have helped people,
During my life I have also brought harm,
I do not lay awake at night remembering
the good things I've done.
Nor do I lose sleep pondering the bad.
Live your lives as YOU see fit.
Not as I've lived mine. And most of all,
Live your lives without regrets and
with grace,honor and dignity.
The early bird catches the worm...but
It's the second mouse that gets the cheese.
(think about it)
I'm not sure where either saying originated, but my nephew hit me with them combined in rebuttal to a statement I made, and it cracked me up.
" And in the end it's not the years in your life
It's the life in your years."
" You miss 100 percent
of the shots you never take. "
"Don't let the worry of tomorrow take away the joy of today."
Great necessities call out
"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song."
"Perseverance is failing
nineteen times and
succeeding the twentieth".
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear-not absence of fear.
"The saddest thing in life is wasted talent."
Robert De Niro
From the movie A Bronx Tale
Aerodynamically the bumblebee
shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee
doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway.
Mary Kay Ash
I'm the one that has to die
when it's time for me to die,
so let me live my life
the way I want to.
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