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Thought for Monday, Mar 31, 2008

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While anyone can admit to themselves they were wrong,
the true test is admission to someone else.

Thought for Friday, Mar 28, 2008

Ask God's blessing on your work,
but don't ask him to do it for you.

-Dame Flora Robson
Daily Inbox Presents
2008/03/19

Thought for Thursday, Mar 27, 2008

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Rules:
(A) The boss is always right.
(B) When the boss is wrong, rule A applies.

Thought for Wednesday, Mar 26, 2008

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If you can lead it to water and force it to drink, it isn't a horse.

Thought for Tuesday, Mar 25, 2008

Forever is a long time,
but not as long as it was yesterday.

-Dennis H.Orgnies
From the Masters
14 March 2008

Thought for Monday, Mar 24, 2008

The true secret of giving advice is,
after you have honestly given it,
to be perfectly indifferent whether
it is taken or not and never persist
in trying to set people right.

-Hannah Whitall Smith (1832-1911)
Evangelist and suffragist
Bits and Pieces March 2008

Thought for Friday, Mar 21, 2008

Golden Oldie


The Hero died-
But that isn't the end of the story.


-Billboard 'Book Review'
J Kornegay
First Baptist Church, Bryan

Thought for Thursday, Mar 20, 2008

It's not the load that breaks you down,
it's the way you carry it.

-Lena Horne
From the Masters
14 March 2008

Thought for Wednesday, Mar 19, 2008

I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have
than to have things I am not able to appreciate.

-Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)
Writer and publisher
DailyInbox Presents 2008/03/06

Thought for Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008

No man is rich enough to buy back his past.

-Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Writer
Bits and Pieces
March 2008

Thought for Monday, Mar 17, 2008

Golden Oldie


May those that love us, love us;
and those that don't love us, May God turn their hearts;

and if He doesn't turn their hearts, may He turn their
ankles so we'll know them by their limping.

-Old Irish Toast

Thought for Wednesday, Mar 12, 2008

Golden Oldie

No time for your health today;
no health for your time tomorrow.


-Irish Proverb

tftd will resume on or about Monday 2008/03/17

Thought for Tuesday, Mar 11, 2008

Golden Oldie

...Irish Alzheimer's (we forget everything but our grudges)...

-Ann Coulter
_How to Talk To a Liberal (If You Must)_, p307

Thought for Monday, Mar 10, 2008

Golden Oldie

Guglielmo Marconi, an Italian, is generally credited with the
invention of radio. However, scientists from all over the world had
to make contributions before radio could be a reality. For instance,
an American Joseph Henry and an Englishman, Michael Faraday proved
that currents in one wire could produce currents in another. Edouard
Branly, a Frenchman, invented a devise that could receive Marconi's
transmissions and ring a bell. John Fleming, an Englishman, invented
the vacuum tube necessary to receive radio waves which was later
improved by another American, Lee de Forest. But none of this would
have been possible without a means to collect the sounds for
transmissions. The common belief is that the microphone was invented
by an Irishman. But this is purely a patent mike story.

-Stan Kegel
Groaners Digest, Vol 31, Issue 6
Mon, 6 Mar 2006

Thought for Friday, Mar 7, 2008

Golden Oldie

If you get a reputation as an early
riser, you can sleep till noon.


-Irish Proverb
DailyInbox:
PAX Proverbs Plus - 01-30-02

Thought for Thursday, Mar 6, 2008

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Life is like a simile.

Thought for Wednesday, Mar 5, 2008

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Alone, adj.:
In bad company.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Thought for Tuesday, Mar 4, 2008

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Accordion, n.:
A bagpipe with pleats.

Thought for Monday, Mar 3, 2008

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Weinberg's Principle:
An expert is a person who avoids the small errors while
sweeping on to the grand fallacy.

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