Bits of Wisdom from Branch Rickey on His Birthday

Bits of Wisdom from Branch Rickey on His Birthday

“Luck is the residue of design.” Branch Rickey December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965 “Problems are the price you pay for progress.” Branch Rickey December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965 “Never surrender opportunity for security.” Branch Rickey December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965 “The man with the ball is responsible for what […]

Bits of Wisdom from Arthur C. Clarke

Bits of Wisdom from Arthur C. Clarke

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke December 16, 1917 – March 19, 2008 “The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.” Arthur C. Clarke December 16, 1917 – March 19, 2008

Bits of Wisdom from William C. Durant

Bits of Wisdom from William C. Durant

“The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.” ~ William C. Durant December 8, 1861 – March 18, 1947 “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” ~ William C. Durant December 8, 1861 […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Churchill on the Journey

A Bit of Wisdom from Churchill on the Journey

“Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.” ~ Sir Winston Leonard […]

A Bit of Wisdom from C.S. Lewis on his Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from C.S. Lewis on his Birthday

“If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.” ~ C. S. Lewis, 29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963

A Bit of Wisdom from Bernard Law (Monty) Montgomery

A Bit of Wisdom from Bernard Law (Monty) Montgomery

“When I told a senior officer that I must have a new head gunner, he remarked that the present man was a delightful person and was also a golf champion. I agreed he was delightful, but added that unfortunately the game we were about to play was not golf.” ― Bernard Law (Monty) Montgomery 17 […]

Bits of Wisdom from Daniel Boone on His 287th Birthday!

Bits of Wisdom from Daniel Boone on His 287th Birthday!

“I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.” ~ Daniel Boone, November 2, 1734 – September 26, 1820 “One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought.” ~ […]