A Bit of Wisdom from Rose Kennedy

A Bit of Wisdom from Rose Kennedy

“It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.” ~ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, July 22, 1890 – January 22, 1995 “I tried to allow my children to take […]

A Bit of Wisdom from David Ogilvy

A Bit of Wisdom from David Ogilvy

“Hard work never killed a man. Men die of boredom, psychological conflict, and disease. They do not die of hard work.” ~ David Ogilvy, 23 June 1911 – 21 July 1999 “Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark. Aim for the company of immortals.” ~ David Ogilvy, 23 June 1911 – 21 July 1999 “Never […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Nelson Mandela on His Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Nelson Mandela on His Birthday

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” ~ Nelson Mandela 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013 “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” ~ Nelson Mandela 18 July 1918 […]

Elephant Genes Could Hold the Key to Avoiding Cancers

Elephant Genes Could Hold the Key to Avoiding Cancers

Oxford, United Kingdom….Scientists modelling the cancer-suppressing p53 gene identify how the 20 different molecules unique to elephants get activated for increased sensitivity and response against carcinogenic conditions – with implications for cancer treatments in humans. Scientists from seven research institutions including the University of Oxford and the University of Edinburgh have used pioneering bioinformatic modelling […]

A Bit of Wisdom from John Jacob Astor

A Bit of Wisdom from John Jacob Astor

“An ounce of practice is worth a pound of theory.” ~ John Jacob Astor July 17, 1763 – March 29, 1848 “The first hundred thousand – that was hard to get, but afterwards, it was easy to make more.” ~ John Jacob Astor July 17, 1763 – March 29, 1848 “Good habits in America make […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Gerald Ford

A Bit of Wisdom from Gerald Ford

“A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.” ~ Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr., July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006 “Teddy Roosevelt… once said, ‘Speak softly and carry a big stick.’ Jimmy Carter wants to speak loudly and carry a fly […]

A Bit of Wisdom from John Quincy Adams on His Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from John Quincy Adams on His Birthday

John Quincy Adams was our 6th President and one of the first to be photographed. “Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.” “Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of […]

Bits of Wisdom from Satchel Paige on His Birthday

Bits of Wisdom from Satchel Paige on His Birthday

“Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.” ~ Leroy Robert “Satchel” Paige July 7, 1906 – June 8, 1982 “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?” ~ Leroy Robert “Satchel” Paige July 7, 1906 – June 8, 1982 “Don’t […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Frederic Bastiat

A Bit of Wisdom from Frederic Bastiat

“If the natural tendencies of mankind are so bad that it is not safe to permit people to be free, how is it that the tendencies of these organizers are always good? Do not the legislators and their appointed agents also belong to the human race? Or do they believe that they themselves are made […]