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Thoughts for the Day

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Quote of the Day: “People will buy anything that is ‘one to a customer.’” ~Sinclair Lewis

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Remember, if people talk behind your back, it only means that you are two steps ahead!

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Quote of the Day: “Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” ~St. Augustine

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Quote of the Day: “The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.” ~Leonardo da Vinci

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Quote of the Day: “Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people.” ~David Sarnoff

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"Rules are for the obedience of fools, and the guidance of wise men."  Wing Cdr. Douglas Bader.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Of course, he conveniently forgets to mention that he lost both legs because he disobeyed rules on aerobatic flying, and then got shot down, lost a valuable aircraft, and spent time as a German PoW due to breaking rules on holding formation with the bombers he was escorting.   But, hey, it's otherwise a great thought.

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Quote of the Day: “Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.” ~Albert Camus

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“We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence is not an act, but a habit” ~ Aristotle

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Quote of the Day: “A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.” ~ Alexander Hamilton

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Quote of the Day: “Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.” ~Will Rogers

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Quote of the Day: “Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” ~Jean Jacques Rousseau

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“The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones ~ William Faulkner

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Quote of the Day: “Every act of creation is first an act of destruction." ~Pablo Picasso

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Quote of the Day: “Only the guy who is not rowing has time to rock the boat.” ~Jean Paul Sartre
 
 
 
On this Day: In 1969, the first message was sent over the internet. The system crashed after the first two letters of "login" were typed in. 

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Quote of the Day: “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” ~Herman Melville

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Quote of the Day: “Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.” ~Stephen King

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Quote of the Day: “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." ~Aristotle

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Quote of the Day: “Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” ~John W. Gardiner

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Quote of the Day: “Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” ~Henry David Thoreau

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Quote of the Day: “Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right?” ~Robert Orben

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Quote of the Day: “One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” ~Plato

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Quote of the Day: “Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down." ~Ray Bradbury

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