Latest "Quotes" Posts

“One can’t stand forever on the shore. At some point, filled with indecision, skepticism, reservation and doubt, you either jump in or concede that life is forever elsewhere” – Arthur Miller

My friend April Callis just published a nice spiral-bound book entitled “Gossip Stoppers: 101 Insights to Stop Gossip.”  Although I don’t think it is available yet for purchase, I wanted to share two of the quotes. Half the world is composed of people who have something to say but can’t, and the other half of […]

Here is something courtesy of Barry Kibrick, host of the PBS TV show, “Between the Lines.”  I was on his show a few years ago with my Goal-Free Living book.  Barry is one of the best interviewers on television. 200 years ago today (March 3), Thomas Jefferson spent his last day in office as President. […]

My friend, Rajesh Setty, has been collecting “Quoughts.  He describes these as questions that provoke thought. In particular, he wants to know, what is one question that you wish someone had asked you when you were young…and why? My response will be posted on his site soon – along with his commentary.  But I thought I […]

Today’s quote is from the great comedian, George Carlin, who passed away Sunday.  Although this quote is less raunchy than most, it’s still not quite “G” rated… “I got a lot of ideas.  Trouble is, most of them suck.” Although this is a simple saying, there is some real depth to it.  The reality is, you have a […]

I did not know this, but excerpts from my blogs have been appearing regularly in a newsletter containing inspirational quotes.  Members of the Gaia Community select their favorite tidbits and then distribute them via email and the website.  Click here if you want to read a bunch of my quotes.

Here’s a great quote from Ville Keränen from Finland: “One idiot who walks gets further than five intellectuals who only talk…”

“The more you are like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.” — Walt Disney This quote is quite appropriate given my recent blog entries (and this one too). This is great advice for any organization that wants to be more innovative. I play golf — not well, but I […]

“43Things.com,” a community-based online to-do list, allows you to list your top goals in life. A blog reader, Antony, culled  some interesting statistics from that website. 5,716 people set the goal: “Decide what the hell I would like to do with the rest of my life.” 21,100 people set the goal: “Stop procrastinating” What’s funny […]

The other day I was having lunch with Mike Bell, the man who hired me for an engineering co-op job during university – an opportunity that changed my life. He has also changed the lives of over 250,000 students who have been educated with his math instruction methods. During our time together, he gave me […]

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