7 July 2011

July Musings

31 July 2011
People often say that this or that person has not found himself. But the self if not something one finds, it is something one creates.
Thomas Szasz

29 July 2011
Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.

27 July 2011
If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
(Elbert Hubbard)

24 July 2011
It takes three weeks to prepare a good ad-lib speech.
(Mark Twain)

20 July 2011
(Grace's 91st Birthday)
Nobody sees a flower - really - it is so small 
it takes time - we haven't time - and to see 
takes time, like to have a friend takes time.
(Georgia O'Keeffe)

18 July 2011
I may be left handed but I'm always right 

17 July 2011
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
(Vince Lombardi)

16 July 2011
Few women admit their age - Few Men act theirs.

15 July 2011
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around. 
But when I got to be 21 I was astonished how much 
he had learned in seven years.
(Mark Twain)

11 July 2011
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
(William Hazlitt)

10 July 2011
Scientists tell us that the fastest animal of earth, with 
a top speed of 120 ft/sec, is a cow that has been 
dropped out of a helicopter.
(Dave Barry (who?))

9 July 2011
There is enough in the world for man's need 
but not for man's greed.

8 July 2011
Without hard work nothing grows but weeds.

7 July 2011
When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping - Men invade another country
(Elayne Boosler)

6 July 2011
(our 9th Anniversary)
Marriage: The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two.
(Ambrose Bierce)

5 July 2011 
(was Jack's birthday (1919))
We make a living by what we get; 
We make a life by what we give
(Winston S Churchill)

4 July
When in doubt - tell the truth
(Mark Twain)

3 July 2011
Harper Lee quotation  - to be reinstated as soon as technical problems are resolved.

1 July 2011
It takes time to be good and by the time 
you are - you're obsolete.

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