Purpose as a Tranquilizer

In celebration of Frankenstein Day & Mary Shelley’s Birthday.

Ms. Shelley, born on August 30, 1797, wrote the book, Frankenstein in 1818.

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose-- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

The quote is from Read more

Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014

Left Hand, Right Mind

Before you read this week’s quote, let me assure you, I am not left handed. “The right half of the brain  controls the left half of the body.  This means that only  left handed people are  in their right mind.”

I selected this quote in celebration of Left Handers Day.

Seemed good for a laugh right here in the middle of August – a hot, hot, hot, hot month for many of us.

Perhaps a much needed substitute a la Milton Berle* for the few of us who are NOT on vacation right now. Read more

Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014

Which dog is winning?

With many of us now fighting the dog days of summer, hoping to block their affect on morale and productivity, our quote is a question.

Which dog is winning?

Post it or the story on which it is based (below) on your computer screen (download instructions below). Read more

Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014

What to do with what’s been done to you

Despite all the freedom that we have here, many of us complain that we don’t have the freedom to do this or that because of this or that that was done to us by this gene or that gene. By this person or that person. By this group or that group.

Wherever you live, no matter how much freedom your government gives you, no matter how much freedom you feel that you have, I hope this quote will give you more. Perhaps even enough to do something with whatever it was that was done to you.

Read more

Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014

Too Small to Make a Difference?

According to the Business Class Celebration Calendar, Mosquito Day is coming.  Yes – there is such a thing.   A perfect time to feature this quote which is also a nice companion piece to recent quotes on freedom.

Many people have good ideas about ways to improve products, processes and services but they sit back and stay quiet as they say to themselves, “Why bother? it won’t make any difference. No one will listen. No one will even pay attention. Nothing will ever change.” Read more

Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014

« Previous PageNext Page »