Al’s Quotes & Quips for January, 2016

  •  “No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.” (Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, quoted in Forbes)
  •  “Character—The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source form which self-respect springs.” (Joan Didion, quoted inBookreporter.com)
  • “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” (Fredrick Douglass, quoted in USA Today)
  • “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” (Aristotle)
  • “No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.” (Agnes De Mille)
  • “News is something somebody doesn’t want printed; all else is advertising.” (William Randolph Hearst, quoted in The Huffington Post)
  • “A married man should forget his mistakes. There’s no use in two people remembering the same thing!”
  • “If you ‘taste  and see that the Lord is good’ you won’t want your cake and eat it to.”
  • “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” (Maya Angelou, quoted in HuffintonPost.com)
  • “All of us, we’re links in a chain. And if we do our job right, there will be many, many links to come.” (Pete Seeger, quoted in Brainpickings.org)

QUOTE OF THE MONTH: “If serving is below you; leadership is beyond you.”

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