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Selections from Gaylon’s personal quotebook! Plus exciting commentary from Gaylon

The Thought for the Day – Martin Kaymer

You have to believe. You have to play brave. – Martin Kaymer Martin Kaymer is a German professional golfer. Currently plying his trade on the European Tour, he has won two major championships, the PGA Championship in 2010 and the 2014 … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Woody Allen

The vision of the audience is never as deep as the vision of the artist involved…I think it is not a very satisfying accomplishment for me to aim at a more modest goal and achieve it. – Woody Allen Woody … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Randy Shilts

Insanity triumphed because sane people were silent. – Randy Shilts Randy Shilts was an American reporter and author. He died of AIDS in 1994 and this quote – we neglected to note the book we heisted it from – concerns … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – St Paul, I Corinthians

If the trumpet gives an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself for the battle. – I Corinthians 14:8 First Corinthians is a book in the New Testament of the Christian bible, written by Saint Paul while he was in Ephesus … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Will Durant, Voltaire

He forged fiercely a path for his truth, until at last kings, popes, and emperors catered to him, thrones trembled before him, and half the world listened to catch his every word. – Will Durant, On Voltaire Will Durant was … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Emily Brightwell

She’d often observed that people generally lived up to whatever expectations they had of themselves. – Emily Brightwell, The Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries Emily Brightwell is the pen name of an American writer named Cheryl Lanham, and The Inspector and … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Eleanor Roosevelt

We should constantly be reminded of what we owe in return for what we have. – Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, is, among other things, a former first lady of the United States. An active, outspoken … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Charles Bukowski

Skid row was disgusting. The life of the sane, average man was dull, worse than death. – Charles Bukowski, Ham on Rye Charles Bukowski was an American poet and writer. We were introduced to Bukowski in 2011 at the Huntington … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Chesty Puller

These poor bastards. They’ve got us right where we want them. We can shoot in every direction now. – Chesty Puller Chesty Puller is the most decorated Marine in United States history. Six times he earned the nation’s second highest … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Thoreau

If you are acquainted with the principle, what do you care for a myriad of instances and applications? – Henry David Thoreau, Walden Henry David Thoreau needs no introduction to most, and certainly not to our regular readers. HIs views … Continue reading

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