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Monthly Archives: February 2018
JD Landis says that all things become more difficult the longer you don’t do them.
Olympic track coach Jack Lynch says that the purpose of competition is to bring out your best performance, not to diminish your competitor. (The winning that really matters is when you are able to exceed your own expectations of yourself!)
Corollary to Murphy’s Law: Before you can do anything, you have to do something else first.
Haitian proverb: If you say hello to the Devil, he’ll eat you. If you don’t say hello to the Devil, he’ll eat you.
For the most part, people do what they want to do, and don’t do what they don’t want to do.
Drama teacher extraordinaire Gertrude Slack used to tell us not to worry if we blew our lines because nobody in the audience really knows the script.
It’s not what you don’t know that gets you in trouble. It’s when you “know” something that actually isn’t true.
Any way of seeing is also a way of not seeing.
The vast majority of people are smart and well-intentioned.
Summed up in an African proverb that says: He who steps in cow dung does not die. I love this proverb! Embarrassment is temporary. 🙂