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If I'd known I was gonna live this long. I'd have taken better care of myself. [Eubie Blake At Age read more

If I'd known I was gonna live this long. I'd have taken better care of myself. [Eubie Blake At Age 100].

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Humans have the ability to shift perspective. We can experience the world through our senses. Or we can remove ourselves read more

Humans have the ability to shift perspective. We can experience the world through our senses. Or we can remove ourselves from our senses and experience the world even less directly. We can think about our life, rather than thinking in our life. We can think about what we think about our life, and we can think about what we think about that. We can shift perceptual positions many times over.

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Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.

Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.

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Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they read more

Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission, they must airily pass by a stinking mess with barely so much as a nod of the head, make their point of constructive criticism and continue on in calm forbearance. Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.

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Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it read more

Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.

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Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.

Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.

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Ask, and it shall be given you; seek; and you shall find; knock and it shall be opened unto you. read more

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek; and you shall find; knock and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. [Matthew 7:7-8].

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The only pressure I'm under is the pressure I've put on myself.

The only pressure I'm under is the pressure I've put on myself.

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You can't shake hands with a clenched fist.

You can't shake hands with a clenched fist.

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