From someone’s email signature:
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming — ‘WOW–What a Ride!’
Fill your mouth with marbles and make a speech. Every day reduce the number of marbles in your mouth and make a speech. You will soon become an accredited public speaker — as soon as you have lost all your marbles.
– Brooks Hays
Well, I thought my razor was dull until I heard his speech.
“Fish, to taste good, must swim three times: in water, in butter, and in wine.”
– Polish Proverb
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
– Dr. Leo Buscaglia
Quotes of the Day: Procrastination Date: August 15, 2000
Benjamin Franklin’s warning against procrastination is well known, but there is also some less familiar counter-advice.
“Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.”
- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), U.S. scientist, diplomat,
“Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give
clearer light as to what is best to be done.”
- Aaron Burr (1756-1836), U.S. politician, Vice President
“Never do tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.”
- Mark Twain (1835-1910), U.S. author
James Carville: Bring the dogs in, wet the fire, and close the house, it’s over.
Anderson Cooper: The dogs are wet, or whatever.