The Monday Morning Quote #678

A few on the subject of change….thanks to Dr Mardy for the inspiration ….and material. “To change one’s life:  1. Start immediately.  2. Do it flamboyantly.  3. No exceptions.”  – William James “You can’t change people,but you can effect a change in them by your behavior.” — GARRISON WYNN “Whereas I formerly believed it toContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #678”

The Monday Morning Quote #674

“The difference between the novice and the master is simply that the novice has not learnt, yet, how to do things in such a way that he can afford to make small mistakes. The master knows that the sequence of his actions will always allow him to cover his mistakes a little further down theContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #674”

The Monday Morning Quote #673

“Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty,Continue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #673”

The Monday Morning Quote #672

“But you know as well as I, patriotism is a word; and one that generally comes to mean either my country, right or wrong, which is infamous, or my country is always right, which is imbecile.” Spoken by Dr Stephen Maturin in the first of Patrick O’Brian‘s Aubrey & Maturin novels, Master and Commander. Stephen, part IrishContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #672”