"Contrariwise, if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic."
- Tweedledee

from Lewis Carrol's "Alice in Wonderland"

Cleverness and Wisdom

"Cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp focus.

Wisdom is more like a wide-angle lens." - Edward de Bono


Look and See

"The question is not what you look at, but what you see." - Henry David Thoreau

Power & Strength

"The greatest power is the Creator, but the greatest strength is gentleness." - Tadodaho Chief Leon Shenandoah.


"Laughter is the closest distance between two people." - Victor Borge


Proverbs 16: 18-19

Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.


Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes - Oscar Wilde 


If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything. - Mark Twain

Humble & Grateful

"Talent is God-given. Be humble.

Fame is man-given. Be grateful.

Conceit is self-given. Be careful."

Coach John Wooden


"The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom." - H.L. Mencken


"Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime." Aristotle


"A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal." - Oscar Wilde


"If called by a panther Don't anther." - Ogden Nash


"Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved." - D.H. Lawrence