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November 15, 2016

The past week has been an interesting one.  Half of America is shocked, appalled, feels wronged and maybe even doomed. Countless…

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"Just as great and princely wealth is scattered in a moment when it comes into the hands of a bad owner, while wealth however limited, if it is entrusted to a good guardian, increases by use, so our life is amply long for him who orders it properly." – Seneca
"When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell
A toast: Love, Health, Wealth and …
January 6, 2015

Love, Health, Wealth and Time enough to enjoy all three. I’ve always obliged the opportunity to toast the above with those I care…

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“It’s not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it.” - Lucius Annaeus Seneca  
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.  The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.  Whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again.  Because there is no effort without error and shortcoming.  But who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt
“A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.” - Thomas Watson, Jr.
Never stop developing your Distinction
September 30, 2013

“If you study, if you learn too much of what others have done, you may tend to take the same direction…

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"We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit." – Aristotle
"Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge - Fitter to bruise than polish." – Anne Bradstreet