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

The Thought for the Day – John F Kennedy

Go for the top. If you aim for second you will end up there. – John F Kennedy The 100th anniversary of John Kennedy’s birth passed recently. We couldn’t be bothered to do a Thought for the Day then, so … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – James 1:4

Perseverance must finish its work. – James 1:4 The Epistle of James is a book in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. James is generally thought to be the brother of Jesus Christ, though some who hold that Mary … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – An Old Hindu Saying

Everything has happened. Everything will happen. Today’s Thought is unattributed because while we’ve seen this sentiment attached to the Hindus, we would not completely die of shock if other peoples – the American Indians come to mind – have expressed … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Louis L’Amour

And then the long days and nights of reading… – Louis L’Amour, Education of a Wandering Man Louis L’Amour is a fairly regular contributor here at the Thought for the Day. Louis will probably never be ranked on anyone’s short … Continue reading

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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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