If it doesn’t sweat, jiggle, or pant, it’s not alive.
It doesn’t matter who said it, as long as it changed you.
My Dear Son,I am so very proud of you. Now, as you embark on a new journey, I’d like to share this one piece of advice. Always, always remember that – adversity is not a detour. It is part of the path.You will encounter obstacles. You will make mistakes. Be grateful for both. Your obstacles...
Top 10 Deathbed Regrets:1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life other people expected of me.2. I wish I took time to be with my children more when they were growing up.3. I wish I had the courage to express my feelings, without the fear of...
Scientist’s intellect is their ship as they navigate through the treacherous waters of detail where, hopefully, their good sense and rationale leads them to truth. Religious leaders already have the truth and those tenants that are not well-defined don’t need a defense because faith shields them from the onslaught of details and facts.”- Fillossofee, Messages...
Carrot Top… I gave him advice once and he ran with it. He should thank me.
Writing a book with completely fictitious characters is like running a democracy, centered around a capital state. You constantly live with the fear & suspicion that one of the characters will start an uncontrollable rebellion.
even a friend can be fired for taking the advice of experts.
The best advice I’ve ever received is, ‘No one else knows what they’re doing either.
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
WATCH out for your surroundings, UPGRADE your mindset and keep FOCUS.
One ought never to turn one’s back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never
Your thoughts can torture you-but not the dead. They’ve moved on.
Write with the door closed, rewrite with the door open.
Good advice is not often served in our favorite flavor.
Don’t be a cynic and disconsolate preacher. Don’t bewail and moan. Omit the negative propositions. Challenge us with incessant affirmatives. Don’t waste yourself in rejection, or bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
At one time I thought the most important thing was talent. I think now that — the young man or the young woman must possess or teach himself, train himself, in infinite patience, which is to try and to try and to try until it comes right. He must train himself in ruthless intolerance. That...
I know now that what makes a fool is an inability to take even his own good advice.
Most of us are searching-consciously or unconsciously- for a degree of internal balance and harmony between ourselves and the outside world, and if we happen to become aware-like Stravinsky- of a volcano within us, we will compensate by urging restraint. By that same token, someone who bore a glacier within them might urge passionate abandon....
In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.