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It's HUMP DAY!!!

 

here's our hump day thought

 

“Find a place inside where there’s joy,
and the joy will burn out the pain.”

~ Joseph Campbell

 

Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work is vast, covering many aspects of the human experience. His philosophy is often summarized by his phrase: “Follow your bliss.”source | more

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It's a Rainy Thursday here, how about where you are?

 

“The willingness to accept responsibility
for one’s own life is the source
from which self-respect springs.”

~ Joan Didion

 

Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) is an American author best known for her novels and her literary journalism. Her novels and essays explore the disintegration of American morals and cultural chaos, where the overriding theme is individual and social fragmentation. A sense of anxiety or dread permeates much of her work…wikipedia

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Happy Monday

“Isn’t it funny how day by day
nothing changes,

but when you look back
everything is different?”

~ C.S. Lewis 

 

 

*Clive Staples Lewis

 

Born: 29 November 1898 Belfast, Ireland
Died: 22 November 1963 Oxford, England

An Irish-born British novelist, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian and Christian apologist. He is well known for his fictional work, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia and The Space Trilogy.

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Happy Tuesday

 

“Charm is the ability
to make someone else think
that both of you are pretty wonderful.”

~Kathleen Winsor

Kathleen Winsor (October 16, 1919 – May 26, 2003) was an American author. She is best known for her first work, the 1944 romantic novel Forever Amber. The novel, racy for its time, became a runaway bestseller even as it drew criticism from some authorities for its depictions of sexuality.

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Happy Monday :smileywink:

 

“You cannot unsay a cruel word.”
~ Author Unknown

 

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“It is often said that before you die
your life passes before your eyes.
It is in fact true. It’s called living. “

~ Terry Pratchett

 

Terence David John “Terry” Pratchett, (born 28 April 1948) is an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works.[4] He is best known for the Discworld series of about 40 volumes..source

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Happy Friday!!!!

 

“If you follow the crowd,
you will go no further than the crowd.
But if you walk alone, and find your own way,
you will likely find yourself in places
no one has ever been before.”

~ Albert Einstein

 

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics and the most influential physicist of the 20th century…source

 

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“The best sermons are lived,
not preached.”

~ Author Unknown

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It's Monday where did the weekend go LOL :smileyhappy:

 

“Reputation is
what other people know about you.
Honor is
what you know about yourself.”

~ Lois McMaster Bujold

Lois McMaster Bujold (born November 2, 1949) is an American author of science fiction and fantasy works. Bujold is one of the most acclaimed writers in her field, having won the prestigious Hugo Award for best novel four times, matching Robert A. Heinlein’s record…Source

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Happy Tuesday peeps

today's thought comes from across the pond

 

“The past is always tense, 

the future perfect.” 

Zadie-Smith.png~ Zadie Smith

 

Zadie Smith ( October 25, 1975) is a British novelist, essayist and short story writer. As of 2012, she has published four novels, all of which have received substantial critical praise…Source

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Happy Hump day!!

 

“You know everybody is ignorant,
only on different subjects.”
~ Will Rogers

William Penn Adair (Will Rogers) ( November 4, 1879 - August 15, 1935) (aged 55) An American cowboy, comedian, humorist, social commentator, vaudeville performer and actor and one of the best-known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s. Known as Oklahoma’s favorite son…Source

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It's Thursday YAY one more day until the Weekend!!!

 

“Remember,
happiness doesn’t depend upon
who you are
or what you have,
it depends solely upon
what you think.”

dale_carnegie.pngDale Carnegie

 

 

Dale Breckenridge Carnegie, (Nov. 24, 1888 – Nov. 1, 1955 (aged 66)
An American writer, lecturer and developer of courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills. He was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People, first published in 1936, a massive bestseller that remains popular today. He also wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living. One of the core ideas in his books is that it is possible to change other people’s behavior by changing one’s reaction to them.

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Happy Friday

“Every path has a few puddles.”
~ Author Unknown

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The Weekend is here!!!

 

“I not only use all the brains that I have,
but all that I can borrow.”

- Woodrow Wilson

 

 

 

*Thomas Woodrow Wilson

Born: December 28, 1856 Staunton, Virginia
Died: February 3, 1924 (aged 67) Washington, D.C.

The 28th President of the United States. A leader of the Progressive Era, he served as President of Princeton University from 1902 to 1910, and then as the Governor of New Jersey from 1911 to 1913. With Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft dividing the Republican Party vote, Wilson was elected President as a Democrat in 1912.

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“Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust -
we all dance to a mysterious tune,
intoned in the distance
by an invisible piper.”

~ Albert Einstein

 

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics and the most influential physicist of the 20th century…source

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Happy Veterans Day

Thank you for your service to all those who've served

 

 “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men
who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given
than to explore the power they have to change it.
Impossible is not a fact.
It’s an opinion.
Impossible is not a declaration.
It’s a dare.
Impossible is potential.
Impossible is temporary.
Impossible is nothing.”

~ Muhammad Ali

 

Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., January 17, 1942) is an American former professional boxer, philanthropist and social activist. Considered a cultural icon, Ali has both been idolized and vilified…source

 

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Happy Tuesday :smileywink:

 

“The end justifies the means.
But what if there never is an end?
All we have is means.”

~ Ursula K Le Guin

 

Ursula K. Le Guin (born 21 October 1929) is a US-based author, known mostly for writing science fiction and fantasy…Source

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Friday's just around the corner :smileywink:

 

“Life may not be the party we hoped for…
but while we’re here we may as well dance.”

Jeanne-C.-Stein.png~ Jeanne C. Stein, Blood Drive

 

Jeanne C. Stein is an American Urban Fantasy author living in Colorado.

 

 

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Yay It's Friday

 

“I can be changed by what happens to me.
But I refuse to be reduced by it.”

~ Maya Angelou

 

Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Ann Johnson April 4, 1928) is an American author and poet. She has published six autobiographies, five books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years… Source 

 

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Here's a zany thought for your Saturday

 

“If a black cat crosses your path,
it signifies that the animal is going somewhere.”

- Groucho Marx

 

 

Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx  (October 2, 1890  - August 19, 1977) An American comedian and film star famed as a master of wit. His rapid-fire delivery of innuendo-laden patter earned him many admirers. He made 13 feature films with his siblings the Marx Brothers, of whom he was the third-born. He also had a successful solo career, most notably as the host of the radio and television game show You Bet Your Life…Source | More