Friday, April 28, 2017

Those who gossip with you will gossip about you.


From “The Human Condition: A User’s Manual” by Arnold Kunst
On the best of days the loser believes all men speak ill of him.
The winner’s sense of inner peace is undisturbed when people talk about him behind his back.


"Everyone can be great because everyone can serve." [Martin Luther King, Jr.]

From “Lincoln 365,” by Arnold Kunst:
April 28
'I freely acknowledge myself the servant of the people according to the bond of service - the United States Constitution - and that as such I am responsible to them.' 
- Abraham Lincoln
'I could not at any age be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never for whatever reason turn one’s back on life.' 
- Eleanor Roosevelt

“Living in the light of eternity changes your priorities.” [Rick Warren]

From “Lincoln 365,” by Arnold Kunst:
April 27
'As our case is new so we must think anew and act anew.' 
- Abraham Lincoln
'You're never too old to grow younger.' 
- Mae West


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

A ship in a harbor is safe, but that's not what shops were built for.

From “The Human Condition: A User’s Manual” by Arnold Kunst
‘One of the healthiest ways to gamble is with a spade and a package of garden seeds.’
- Dan Bennett

"Call me a cab." "Ok, you're a cab."


From “Lincoln 365,” by Arnold Kunst:
April 26
'I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward, and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country's cause.'
- Abraham Lincoln

'Make yourself comfortable with ambiguity.'
- Anonymous


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Friendship isn't a big thing, it's a million little things.


From “The Human Condition: A User’s Manual” by Arnold Kunst
You’ll know the kind of person the loser is when you meet the people he surrounds himself with.
You’ll know the kind of person the winner is when you meet the people he surrounds himself with.

"Every time you find some humor in a difficult situation you win!" [Charles Schultz]

From “Lincoln 365,” by Arnold Kunst:
April 25
Draining the President’s attention and energy was a virtually endless stream of office seekers. ‘Too many pegs and not enough holes to put them in,’ he observed wryly. When Lincoln got back to Washington from the Gettysburg cemetery dedication he contracted a mild form of smallpox. Where were the office seekers, he quipped? Now he had something he could give everybody!

‘Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.’
- Max Eastman