“The best armor is to keep out of range.” — Italian Proverb

• • •

“What mattered was not what happens to you, but how you handle it. Self-command is required to overcome the dangerous misinformation of our emotions, and because for the most part the self is the only thing that we can command. We have no control, ultimately, over what people do or think. What we can influence is our understanding of these circumstances and how we respond to them.” — Daniel Akst

• • •

“A rocket won’t fly unless somebody lights the fuse.” — Homer Hickam

• • •

“Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprang up.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes

• • •

“Character is forged in the smallest of struggles. Then, when the big challenges come, we’re ready.” — Waiter Rant

• • •

“Bad news goes about in clogs, Good news in stockinged feet.” — Welsh Proverb

• • •

“What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death.” — Dave Barry

• • •

“Share your M&Ms. There are bags and bags of them all over the place. If you give them one of yours, even one of the green ones, you will not be lacking. Honest... Now apply this to Time, Concern, Touch, Interest and Being Vulnerable.” — Hugh Elliott

• • •

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” — Douglas Adams

• • •

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.