Timely Thoughts & Reflections

There are some persons who never think about Heaven except when they see a graveyard.

                                                                                                             -Reprinted from The Almanack of 1920

Judging by most human behavior, the mind is merely an invention of the body designed to justify the relentless pursuit of gratification.

                                                                                                                                  -From The Almanack of 1970

When you put your hand in a flowing stream, you touch the last that has gone before and the first of what is still to come.
-Leonardo da Vinci

What was the first thing a man must do before he can be a man? He must be born. He must leave the womb; and once left, it could not be re-entered.
-Isaac Asimov

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

-Vince Lombardi

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
-Norman Vincent Peale

A voice is such a deep, personal reflection of character.
-Daniel Day-Lewis

Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.
-Maya Angelou

Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be the change you want to see in the world.

The sun is but a morning star.
-Henry David Thoreau

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

-Mother Teresa

The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
-William Wordsworth

What we think, we become.

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.

-Oscar Wilde

Free men can easily become enslaved, if they let others do their thinking and talking, instead of using their own heads.
-Richard Puz