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 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 Agatha Christie

A Bit of Wisdom from Agatha Christie

“There is nothing more thrilling in this world, I think, than having a child that is yours, and yet is mysteriously a stranger.” ~ Agatha Christie, 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976 “An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.” ~ […]

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 […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Grandma Moses on Her Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Grandma Moses on Her Birthday

“Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” ~ Anna Mary Robertson Moses or Grandma Moses September 7, 1860 – December 13, 1961 “A strange thing is memory, and hope; one looks backward, and the other forward; one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Joan of Arc on Her Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Joan of Arc on Her Birthday

“One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.” ~ Joan of Arc Sept 6 1412 – 30 May 1431 “Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that […]

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