Friday, March 05, 2010

Heart Thoughts 1

And, sooner or later, on the heels of random thoughts comes a few from the heart.



Admit your mistakes before someone else exaggerates them.

When it comes to hard work, there are three kinds of people:
Those who turn their sleeves up.
Those who turn their noses up.
Those who won't turn up at all.

Nothing is ever really lost. It's just where it doesn't belong.

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, but doing things as they ought to be done.

When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.

There are no shortcuts to anyplace worth going.

A gossip is a person who creates the smoke in which others assume there is fire.

Mankind is a living contradiction. We are great enough to split the atom, and small enough to split hairs.

Patriotism is not so much protecting the land of our fathers as it is preserving the land for our children.

See how the human body is connected? Pat a person on the back and watch their head swell.

If you're ready and willing, you will often be able.

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

[with thanks to Menards and list member Cliff R.]


Well, I figured out yesterday that I have a non-work-related rehearsal, meeting, deadline, or event about every two to three days between now and the end of April, so if I don't get back to you right away on e-mail, please understand.

I will, however, see you on Monday.



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