Monday, June 5, 2017


Just a quick reminder that I'm taking a summer break from posting here. I will resume around the beginning of Sept. Have a great summer. :)

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

      Most of us know how to say nothing;
             few of us know when.

        (From the one who wishes to remain anonymous.)

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

  Golden Oldie

          May those that love us, love us;
             and those that don't love us, May God turn their hearts;

                and if He doesn't turn their hearts, may He turn their
                   ankles so we'll know them by their limping.

                                          -Old Irish Toast

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

  “Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until
         tomorrow what should have been done yesterday.”

                         -(Napoleon Hill)

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

   Is it wrong that only one company
           makes the game Monopoly?

              A  "paraprosdokian" submitted by
                  Jim Berry.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26th, 2017


    "I don't mind going nowhere
     as long as it's an interesting path."

                -Ronald Mabbitt

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25th, 2017


       "It's kind of fun to do the impossible."

                      -Walt Disney

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

  “Age is only a state of mind – that is,
         provided you have one left.”

                         -(Gene Perret)

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

        If I had a dollar for every girl
          that found me unattractive,
          they’d eventually find me attractive.

                A  "paraprosdokian" submitted by
                Jim Berry.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

                “Freedom is the right to be wrong;
                 not the right to do wrong.”

                         -(John Diefenbaker)

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19th, 2017


               "I went to the hardware store
                and bought some used paint.
                It was in the shape of a house.
                I also bought some batteries,
                but they weren't included."

                          -Steven Wright

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

“The procrastination support group meeting
         has been postponed.”

                        -(Sue Henderson)

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017


      I'm proud to be paying taxes in the United States.
      The only thing is --
      I could be just as proud for half the money.

                       - Arthur Godfrey

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15th, 2017

  “You cannot expect to win until you know why you lose.”

                                 -(Benjamin Lipson)

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12th, 2017

 "Make every decision as if you owned the company.”

                             (Robert Townsend)

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

        “Idealism increases in direct proportion to
         one’s distance from the problem.”

                       -(John Galsworthy)

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017


           Nobody can be exactly like me.
           even I have trouble doing it.

                   -Tallulah Bankhead

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017


       Anything labeled "NEW" and/or "IMPROVED" isn't.
       The label means the price went up.
       The label "ALL NEW", "COMPLETELY NEW", or "GREAT NEW"
       means the price went way up.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5th, 2017


Accident, n.:
        A condition in which presence of mind is good,
        but absence of body is better.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

    “Sometimes people say unkind or thoughtless things,
         and when they do,
         it is best to be a little hard of hearing –
         to tune out and not snap back in anger or impatience.”

                          (Ruth Bader Ginsburg)

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

        “Leadership must be demonstrated, not announced.”

                             -(Fran Tarkenton)

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

“Use life to provide something that outlasts it.”

                              -B.C. Forbes

Friday, April 28, 2017

Monday, April 28th, 2017


            "Here's something to think about:
             How come you never see a headline like
             `Psychic Wins Lottery'?"

                        -Jay Leno

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

  When you’re in deep water,
     the best thing to do is shut your mouth.

   (From the one who wishes to remain anonymous.)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

“The strongest human instinct is to impart information,
         the second strongest is to resist it.”

                                 -{Kenneth Grahame)

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017


       The older a man gets,
       the farther he had to walk to school as a boy.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24th, 2017

"If a camel flies, no one laughs if it doesn't get very far."
                -- Paul White

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21st, 2017

  “If there is one skill in life that we all need to learn,
        it’s how to get back up,
        dust ourselves off,
        and get on with things.”

              -(A.C. Ping)

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

“Procrastination is the bad habit of
         putting off until tomorrow
         what should have been done yesterday.”

                   -(Napoleon Hill)

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Sweater, n.:
        A garment worn by a child when its mother feels chilly.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

“Committees have become so important nowadays
         that subcommittees have to be appointed to do the work.”

                                -(Laurence J. Peter)

Monday, April 17, 2017

Monday, April 17th, 2017

“Mediocrity is a sin.
         Don’t do your bit;
         do your best.”

        (Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, USN Ret)

Thursday, March 30, 2017


FYI:: Starting Mon April 3rd I will be taking a short 2 week break from doing these thoughts.

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

“On life’s report card, attitude counts, enthusiasm counts,
         a commitment to lifelong learning counts, hard work counts,
         and helping others counts.  If you go all-out,
         you will feel the difference in the quality of your life, and
         that is what success is all about.”

                                    (Steve Lodle)

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

“The beauty of doing nothing is that you can do it perfectly.
         Only when you do something is it almost impossible to do it
         without mistakes. Therefore people who are contributing
         nothing to society except their constant criticisms can feel
         both intellectually and morally superior.”

                             (Thomas Sowell)

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

   “You cannot allow any of your people to avoid the brutal facts.
      If they start living in a dream world, it’s going to be bad.”

            (GEN James "Mad Dog" Mathis in San Diego Union Tribune)

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27th, 2017

  “No war is over until the enemy says it’s over.
     We may think it over, we may declare it over,
     but in fact, the enemy gets a vote.”
          (GEN James "Mad Dog" Mathis in Defense News)

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24th, 2017


              A well adjusted person is one
              who makes the same mistake twice without
              getting nervous.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

 “You are part of the world’s most feared and trusted force.
    Engage your rain before you engage your weapon.”

               ((GEN James "MAD DOG)" Mattis’
               Letter To 1st Marine Division)

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will
find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on
the computer.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

“I don’t lose any sleep at night over the potential for failure.
       I cannot even spell the word.”

                         GEN James "Mad Dog" Mathis
                         (San Diego Union Tribune)

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017


    Ever notice that even the busiest people
    are never too busy to tell you just how busy they are

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10th, 2017

“Admit your errors before
         someone else exaggerates them.”

              -(Andrew V. Mason)

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

  “If you want to be first-class,
         you’ve got to act first class.”

                   -(Joe Namath)

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

  “Cooperation is doing with a smile
         what you have to do anyway.”

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

  The starting point of achievement is desire.  Keep this
      constantly in mind.  Weak desires produce weak results,
      just as a small amount of fire produces a small amount
      of heat.

                              (Napoleon Hill)

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6th, 2017

"It's easier said than done."

... and if you don't believe it, try proving that it's easier done than
said, and you'll see that "it's easier said that `it's easier done than
said' than it is done", which really proves that "it's easier said than

Friday, March 3, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

“Difficulties are things that show what men are.”


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Ducharme's Precept:
        Opportunity always knocks at the least opportune moment.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

In peace, sons bury their fathers.
            In war, fathers bury their sons.


       (Quoted in the movie "Hacksaw Ridge")

Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday, February 27th, 2017

  “The bad news is time flies.
         The good news is you’re the pilot.”

                (Michael Altshuler)

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24th, 2017

“People support what they help create.”

    (Froom the one who wishes to remain anonymous.)

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

  “Of the four wars in my lifetime,
         none came about because the U.S. was too strong.”

                  -(Ronald Reagan)

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

“The nation that forgets its defenders
         will be itself forgotten.”


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Never underestimate your ability 
            to overestimate your ability.
                        (Donna Lewis, Vienna)
                        GCFL Smarky Quotes

Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, February 20th, 2017

  If you could kick the person in the pants responsible
    for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.

                               -Theodore Roosevelt

Friday, February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Laughter is the best medicine,
    but in certain situations the Heimlich
    maneuver may be more appropriate.

        (Chuck Smith, Woodbridge)
        GCFL Snarky Quotes

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.

                         -Abraham Lincoln

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017


    If everything is coming your way
    then you're in the wrong lane.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

"It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is
lightly greased."
                -- Kehlog Albran, "The Profit"

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13th, 2017

  “We make war that we may live in peace.”


Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10th, 2017

 If you don’t have time to do it right,
       when will you have time to do it over?

(From the one who wishes to remain anonymous.)

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

You never make yourself look good by making others look bad.

(From the one who wishes to remain anonymous.)

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017


                    A university is what a college becomes
                      when the faculty loses interest in students.

                                        -John Ciardi

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Almost anything is easier to get into than get out of.
                              -(Agnes Allen)

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6th, 2017

“Before you take anything away,
                 you must have something better
                 to put in its place.”

                       -(Arthur Schopenhauer)

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

“The final test of a leader is that
                 he leaves behind him in other men
                 the conviction and the will to carry on.”

                         -(Walter Lippmann)

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

“Learn to be silent.
              Let your quiet mind listen and absorb.”


Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

“I can give you a six-word formula for success:
                 Think things through – then follow through.”

                             -(Eddie Rickenbacker)

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Don’t give til it hurts – give til it feels good.

(From the one who wishes to remain anonymous.)

Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Football combines the two worst features of American life:
                       violence and committee meetings.

                                -(George Will)

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

  “The whole is the sum of the parts,
                     so be a good part.”  -

                        (Nate McConnell)

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Time’s fun when you’re having flies.
                      -(Kermit the Frog)

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017


        Old programmers never die.
        They just branch to a new address.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

  Imagine if there were no hypothetical situations.”

                              -(John Mendoza)

Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20th, 2017


      Every improvement in communication
            makes the bore more terrible.

                  -Frank Moore Colby

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

 Time can be your enemy or your friend.”
                           -(Ray Charles)*

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

“Failures are divided into two classes –
         those who thought and never did and
         those who did and never thought.”

                    -(John Charles Salak)

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

  “What is the use of running when we are on the wrong road?”

                                   -(Bavarian proverb)

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16th, 2017

“The main thing is…to make history,
          not to write it.”

                  -(Otto von Bismarck)

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13th, 2017

“There is little to say that has not been said.
        But there is much to do that has not been done.”

                          -(R. Earle Atkinson)

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

“Pay attention to your enemies,
         for they are the first to discover
         your mistakes.”


Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

      (From the one who wishes to remain anonymous.)

Friday, January 6, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

The First Rule of Survival: Pay Attention!”
                            -(James Sitton)

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017


     You probably wouldn't worry about what people think of you
                 if you could know how seldom they do.

                                -Olin Miller.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017