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Happy Friday Peeps

 

here's our thought for the day

 

Life is a compromise
of what your ego wants to do,
what experience tells you to do,
and what your nerves let you do.

~ Bruce Crampton

 

Bruce Crampton (born 28 September 1935) is an Australian professional golfer…source

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Here's our Thursday thought brought by Papa Hemingway

 

“There is nothing noble
in being superior to your fellow man;
true nobility
is being superior to your former self.”

ernest_hemingway.png~ Ernest Hemingway

 

 

Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 - July 2, 1961 (aged 61) An American writer and journalist. His distinctive writing style, characterized by economy and understatement, influenced 20th-century fiction, as did his life of adventure and public image. He produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and his career peaked in 1954 when he won the Nobel Prize in Literature…Source | Society | Works

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Happy Tuesday - here's our thought and be sure and check out my latest interview

 

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.
Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”

helen_keller.png~ Helen Keller

 

Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 June 1, 1968) An American author, political activist, lecturer & the first deaf and blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. At 19 months old she contracted an illness, that left her deaf and blind. Keller wrote a total of 12 published books and several articles. She is remembered as an advocate for people with disabilities, amid numerous other causes…source

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I know I know I've been a bad girl and haven't been posting :smileywink:

guess what I bought myself on my vacation

 

 

NOOK HD Tablet Snow 8GB  

 

 

Here's our Thursday thought for the day

“Your present circumstances
don’t determine where you can go;
they merely determine where you start.”

~ Nido Qubein

 

Nido Qubein ( born 1948) is a businessman, motivational speaker, and President of High Point University since 2005…Source

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Happy Friday Peeps!!!

 

For those who remember our monthly featured read A Summer In Europe Marilyn Brant's character Thoreau this post brought back great memories of that discussion.

 

here's our Friday Thought for the day

 

“The price of anything
is the amount of life you exchange for it.”

Henry-David-Thoreau.pngHenry David Thoreau

 

Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 - May 6, 1862) (aged 44) An American author, poet, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, philosopher, and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust state…Source | More

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Happy Saturday 

 

here's our thought for the day

 

“Following straight lines shortens distances,
and also life.”

~ Antonio Porchia

 

Antonio Porchia (November 13, 1885 – November 9, 1968) was an Argentinian poet. He was born in Conflenti, Italy, but, after the death of his father in 1900, moved to Argentina. He wrote a Spanish book entitled Voces (“Voices”), a book of aphorisms…wikipedia

 

Have a great weekend!!!

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Here's my weather today

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and our Sunday thought

 

“How wonderful it is
that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.”

~ Anne Frank

 

Annelies Marie “Anne” Frank (12 June 1929 – ? March 1945) (aged 15) One of the most renowned and most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Acknowledged for the quality of her writing, her diary (which documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II) has become one of the world’s most widely read books, and has been the basis for several plays and films…Source | More | Museum

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Happy Monday

 

here's our Monday thought for the day

 

“You can worry your life away with
Not knowing what each new day may bring to you.
Or take each day as it goes on
Wake up to the love that flows on, around you.”
~ George Harrison

 

 

George Harrison  (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001)
was an English musician, singer and songwriter who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Harrison died on 29 November 2001, aged 58, from metastatic non-small cell lung cancer…Source

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Happy Tuesday here's our thought for the day

 

“The good we secure for ourselves
is precarious and uncertain
until it is secured for all of us
and incorporated into our common life.”

Jane-Addams.png~ Jane Addams

 

Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935) was a pioneer settlement social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women’s suffrage and world peace. Adams was one of the most prominent reformers of the Progressive Era. In 1931 she became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and is recognized as the “father” of the social work profession in the United States…source

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Happy Wednesday

 

“Opportunities multiply
as they are seized.”

~Sun Tzu

 

Sun Tzu or Sunzi was a Chinese military general, strategist, and philosopher during the Zhou dynasty’s Spring and Autumn Period. Sun Tzu was born as Sun Wu and known outside his family by the style name Changqing. He is traditionally credited as the author of The Art of War, an extremely influential ancient Chinese book on military strategy…source

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One more day peeps til Friday

 

“Coming together is a beginning.
Keeping together is progress.
Working together is success.”

~ Henry Ford

 

Pulling Together Movie

 

Henry-Ford.pngHenry Ford (July 30, 1863 - April 7, 1947) (aged 83) A prominent American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production…Source | More | Assoc

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Well Peeps we made it!!!!!!!!!!!

 

This cute glitter graphic features a teddy bear and the comment: Have a Beary Happy Friday!

 

Here's our thought

 

“It’s better to be an optimist who is sometimes wrong
than a pessimist who is always right.”

Author Unknown

 

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Well the week starts all over today

Happy Monday :smileywink:

 

“When there’s a huge solar energy spill,
it’s just called a ‘nice day’ ”

~ Vote Solar billboard, 2012

 

Vote Solar is a non-profit grassroots organization working to fight climate change and foster economic opportunity by bringing solar energy into the mainstream. Since 2002, Vote Solar has engaged in state, local and federal advocacy campaigns to remove regulatory barriers and implement key policies needed to bring solar to scale…Source

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Happy Tuesday

 

here's our Thought

 

“There is no past or future.
Using tenses to divide time is like
making chalk marks on water.”
Janet-Frame.jpg~ Janet Frame

Nene Janet Paterson Clutha (28 August 1924 – 29 January 2004) better known by her Pen name of Janet Frame was a New Zealand author. She wrote eleven novels, four collections of short stories, a book of poetry, an edition of juvenile fiction, and three volumes of autobiography during her lifetime…Source

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Well peeps it's almost Friday and this one is well deserved :smileyhappy:

 

 

“The production of too many useful things
results in too many useless people.”

~ Karl Marx

 

Karl Heinrich Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, historian, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. Marx’s work in economics laid the basis for the current understanding of labor and its relation to capital, and has influenced much of subsequent economic thought…source

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Happy Friday Peeps!!!!!!! Woo Hoo

 

here's our Friday Thought

“Although modesty is natural to man,
it is not natural to children.
Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.”

~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th-century. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological, and educational thought…source

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It's time for our Saturday thought peeps

 

“My grandfather always said that
living is like licking honey off a thorn.”

~ Louis Adamic

 

Louis Adamic (23 March 1898 – 4 September 1951) was a Slovene-American author and translator, mostly known for writing about and advocating for ethnic diversity of America…source

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Our Sunday thought brought to you by Plato

 

enjoy your Sunday

 

“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.”

~ Plato

 

Plato 428/427 BC -  348/347 BC A Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science…Source | More

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Happy Monday Peeps

 

“A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps
as you walk the tightrope of life.”

~ William Arthur Ward

 

 

William Arthur Ward (1921–March 30, 1994), author of Fountains of Faith, is one of America’s most quoted writers of inspirational maxims. More than 100 articles, poems and meditations written by Ward have been published in such magazines as Reader’s DigestThis WeekThe Upper Room…Source