A Bit of Wisdom from Walt Disney

A Bit of Wisdom from Walt Disney

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” ~ Walt Disney December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966 “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” ~ Walt Disney December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966 “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” ~ Walt Disney December […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Winston Churchill on His Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Winston Churchill on His Birthday

“Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.” ~ Sir Winston Churchill 30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965 “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue […]

A Bit of Wisdom from C.S. Lewis

A Bit of Wisdom from C.S. Lewis

“Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.” ~ C.S. Lewis 29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963 “Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.” ~ C.S. Lewis 29 November 1898 […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Charles M. Schulz

A Bit of Wisdom from Charles M. Schulz

“Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.” ~ Charles M. Schulz November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000 All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ~ Charles M. Schulz November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000 Life is like […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Dale Carnegie

A Bit of Wisdom from Dale Carnegie

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” ~ Dale Carnegie November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955 “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept […]

A Bit of Wisdom from JFK on Anniversary of His Death

A Bit of Wisdom from JFK on Anniversary of His Death

“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard” ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963 “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Voltaire on His Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Voltaire on His Birthday

“What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other’s folly – that is the first law of nature.” “Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Joe Biden on His 80th Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Joe Biden on His 80th Birthday

“Corruption is a cancer: a cancer that eats away at a citizen’s faith in democracy, diminishes the instinct for innovation and creativity; already-tight national budgets, crowding out important national investments. It wastes the talent of entire generations. It scares away investments and jobs.” “Failure at some point in your life is inevitable, but giving up […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Martin Luther

A Bit of Wisdom from Martin Luther

“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” ~ Martin Luther ~ 10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546 “Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.” […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Billy Graham

A Bit of Wisdom from Billy Graham

“When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.” ~ Billy Graham November 7, 1918 – February 21, 2018 “The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Zig Ziglar

A Bit of Wisdom from Zig Ziglar

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” ~ Zig Ziglar November 6, 1926 – November 28, 2012 “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” ~ Zig Ziglar November 6, 1926 – November 28, 2012 “You can have everything in life you want, if you […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Baseball Great Bob Feller

A Bit of Wisdom from Baseball Great Bob Feller

“Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is, with a new game every day, and that’s the way baseball is.” ~ Bob Feller November 3, 1918 – December 15, 2010 “I’m no hero. Heroes don’t come back. […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Daniel Boone on His Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Daniel Boone on His Birthday

“You see now how little nature requires, to be satisfied. Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things, and I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatsoever state he is. This consists in a full resignation […]

A Bit of Wisdom from John Keats

A Bit of Wisdom from John Keats

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.” ~ John Keats 31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821 “I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest. ~ John Keats 31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821 “My imagination is a monastery and I am […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Teddy Roosevelt

A Bit of Wisdom from Teddy Roosevelt

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Napoleon Hill

A Bit of Wisdom from Napoleon Hill

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” ~ Oliver Napoleon Hill October 26, 1883 – November 8, 1970 “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” ~ Oliver Napoleon Hill October 26, 1883 – November 8, 1970 “Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Friedrich Nietzsche

A Bit of Wisdom from Friedrich Nietzsche

“Madness is rare in individuals – but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule.” ~ Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche 15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900 “Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Ike on His Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Ike on His Birthday

“The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969 “I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Henry J. Heinz

A Bit of Wisdom from Henry J. Heinz

“To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.” ~ Henry J. Heinz October 11, 1844 – May 14, 1919 “Heart power is stronger than horsepower.” ~ Henry J. Heinz October 11, 1844 – May 14, 1919 “Always plenty to do. Cannot well be idle and believe will rather wear out than rust out.” ~ […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Christopher Columbus

A Bit of Wisdom from Christopher Columbus

“By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.” ~ Christopher Columbus Born between 25 August and 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506 “After having dispatched a meal, I went ashore, and found no habitation save a single house, and that without an occupant; we had […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Ray Kroc

A Bit of Wisdom from Ray Kroc

“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.” ~ Ray Kroc October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984 “It’s easy to have principles when you’re rich. The important thing is to have principles when you’re […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Loretta Lynn

A Bit of Wisdom from Loretta Lynn

“The country is making a big mistake not teaching kids to cook and raise a garden and build fires.” ~ Loretta Lynn April 14, 1932 – October 4, 2022 “You can’t be halfway in this business. If you don’t meet the fans, you lose all you’ve got.” ~ Loretta Lynn April 14, 1932 – October […]

A Bit of Wisdom from William Wrigley Jr.

A Bit of Wisdom from William Wrigley Jr.

“Nearly all buyers say ‘No!’ at first. Real salesmen stick until the buyer has used up his last ‘No!’.” ~ William Wrigley Jr. September 30, 1861 – January 26, 1932 “Many a man became my good friend and a customer simply because I would not take offense.” ~ William Wrigley Jr. September 30, 1861 – […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Johnny Appleseed

A Bit of Wisdom from Johnny Appleseed

“Do not worry at being worried; but accept worry peacefully. Difficult but not impossible.” ~ (Johnny Appleseed) Chapman September 26, 1774 – March 18, 1845 “Pray as you can, not as you can’t.” ~ (Johnny Appleseed) Chapman September 26, 1774 – March 18, 1845 “The New Testament, and to a very large extent the Old, […]

A Bit of Wisdom from H. G. Wells

A Bit of Wisdom from H. G. Wells

“While there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles, I hold that a reasonable man has to behave as though he were sure of it. If at the end your cheerfulness in not justified, at any rate you will have been cheerful.” ~ H. G. Wells 21 September 1866 – 13 August […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Red Auerbach

A Bit of Wisdom from Red Auerbach

“They said you have to use your five best players but I found you win with the five who fit together the best.” ~ Red Auerbach September 20, 1917 – October 28, 2006 “You don’t win games as a coach during games. You win games as a coach before games. Players win during games, not […]

A Bit of Wisdom from H. L. Mencken

A Bit of Wisdom from H. L. Mencken

“The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out… without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, intolerable.” ~ H. L. Mencken September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956 “For every […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Leo Tolstoy on His Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Leo Tolstoy on His Birthday

“Faith is the sense of life, that sense by virtue of which man does not destroy himself, but continues to live on. It is the force whereby we live.” ~ Leo Tolstoy 9 September 1828 – 20 November 1910 “I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure […]

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