Category Archives: The Thought for the Day

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

The Thought for the Day – Thoreau

In short, I am convinced, by both faith and experience, that to maintain one’s self on this earth is not a hardship but a pastime. – Henry David Thoreau, Walden Henry David Thoreau (1817-62) was an American writer, naturalist and … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Some Thoughts On Patience

…in the midst of an extreme situation, the wise are patient…Healing will follow upheaval. – Deng Ming Dao, 365 Tao Patience, the old saying goes, is a virtue and patience can take many forms. There is short term patience, the … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – J.C. Watts

The American dream is not about money. It is about using your abilities and being the best you can be. – J.C. Watts J.C. Watts was a member of Congress for eight years and today’s quote comes from a speech … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Nobody – Drivel From Sparrow!

Meet Sparrow, an average man passing an average life… Thursday, April 21 Very slow today at work…Ariel, the operator, called off, so I was able to sit in the back at the PBX desk and, of all things, do some training … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Bob Myers

You can’t ensure success, but you can deserve it. You can’t guarantee results, but you can put in the effort to achieve them. – Bob Myers Bob Myers is the general manager of the Golden State Warriors, a professional basketball … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Tao, Time and Experience

All teachings are mere references. The true experience is living your own life. – Deng Ming Dao, 365 Tao We can only depend on what we learn in a classroom or what others dictate to us so much. There comes … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day

Some swear by you, some swear at you. – Matthew McKeon, Staff Sergeant, United States Marine Corps The failure of some to grasp what others believe to be true is a constant in our human experience. Though us humans are, … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Walter Isaacson

To succeed, they had to be awed by the magnitude of the task and be humbled…Walter Isaacson, Benjamin Franklin: An American Life Walter Issacson is an American writer, one of this nation’s foremost biographers, and today’s quote comes from his … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – George Moriarty

Who can ask more of a man Than giving all within his span Giving all, it seems to me, Is not so far from victory – George Moriarty, The Road Ahead or The Road Behind George Moriarty was a major … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Brice Union Taylor

Aim high; believe yourself capable of great things. You will succeed. – Brice Union Taylor Brice Union Taylor was a college football player. A running back, in 1925 he became the first All-American at the University of Southern California. This … Continue reading

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