There have been things in my life that have prompted those, “Why didn’t I think of that” and “That is awesome” moments. It has given me an appreciation for the simplistic, as well as complex miracles of life and nature.

We can learn something from everyone we meet. So, I thought it would be insightful, if not entertaining, if we could share what we’ve learned.
It seems each bodacious generation thinks it’s smarter than any previous. Admittedly, I have subscribed to the exact opposite. Fortunately, neither view is correct.

Today we seem inundated with political absurdities, senseless tragedies and a political correctness that defies logic, all of which seem to alter our compass. Ahhh, then I hear a sentence, read a pun or discover a quote that not only gives me hope, but stimulates those ever loving endorphins that produces a head tilt and a euphoric pause, to ponder.
And that’s what this blog is. A compilation of what has caused you to wonder, build some character, change an attitude or readjust your priorities. In our who’s on top, get out of my way world, there have been and still are many words of wisdom that simply slip through the cracks.
Kindly, be accurate with your entry, name the author and approximate date. Then sit back, take a deep breath and savor the God-given wisdom so graciously bestowed on His humble servants.


Proverbs 12:15

Fools think their own way is right, but the wise listen to others. Proverbs 12:15

Alice Morse Earle—1902

The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it is called the present.”

Thomas Jefferson

“I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”

Marx Brothers

Chico: “Here’s the book, it’s a dollar”
Groucho: “Here’s a ten, and don’t forget the change.”
Chico: “I don’t have change I’ll have to give you nine more books”


“One of the penalties of not being politically involved is, you are then governed by your adversaries.”

Thomas Paine

“Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle, is a species of vice.”

Albert Einstein

Einstein once said, “There are two things that might be infinite; the universe and human stupidity.” He later confessed, he’s not certain about the universe.

Mike Tyson

“Everyone has a plan ‘til they get punched in the mouth.”


“The problem with ignorance is, it metabolizes into truth for the fool that repeats it.”

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

“Intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.”


“The advancement & stability of a society is based on it’s moral fiber, not it’s economic potential.”