The Curious Autodidact

September 22, 2016

Presidents of Today

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 1:09 am

The President of today is just the postage stamp of tomorrow.
~Gracie Allen 

September 15, 2016

Words of a poet, playwright and paratrooper…

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 12:02 am

 

There are stars whose radiance is visible on Earth though they have long been extinct. There are people whose brilliance continues to light the world though they are no longer among the living. These lights are particularly bright when the night is dark. They light the way for humankind. -Hannah Senesh, poet, playwright, and paratrooper (1921-1944)

 

September 10, 2016

Words of Wisdom: Tibolt

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 11:51 pm

The many ways to perceive the world around us

 

We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.-Frank Tibolt

September 7, 2016

Wisdom of Evan Esar

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 11:24 pm

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Character is what you have left when you’ve lost everything you can lose.

– Evan Esar (1899-1995)

September 1, 2016

The Wisdom of Women: Maya Angelou

Filed under: helpful hints,women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 12:12 am

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,

but by the moments that take our breath away.”

 –Maya Angelou

August 30, 2016

Women’s Wisdom: Reality… Mostly Over Rated

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 11:32 pm

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.

-Jane Wagner

August 26, 2016

Wisdom of Women: Edith Cavell

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 9:06 pm

Pink Beauty, Courtesy of Mother Nature

I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
Edith Cavell, nurse and humanitarian (1865-1915)

August 22, 2016

Wisdom of Katharine Whitehorn

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 11:25 pm

 

The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.

Katharine Whitehorn

August 17, 2016

In the Words of Jessica Mitford

Filed under: social justice,women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 9:00 pm

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You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty.
Jessica Mitford, author, journalist, and civil rights activist (1917-1996)

August 15, 2016

Wisdom of Arthur C. Clarke

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 11:30 pm

The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale. – 

 – Arthur C. Clarke

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