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

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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The Thought for the Day – John Wooden

Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to do your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming. – John Wooden John Wooden was the basketball … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Franklin Roosevelt

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. – Franklin Delano Roosevelt Some may not be familiar with today’s Thought because it comes from the last paragraph of a speech FDR never delivered, written in Warm … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – John F Kennedy

We choose to go to the moon in this decade, and do other things, not because they are easy but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills. … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Adolph Hitler

Go ahead, friend America’s Funniest Guy on Facebook!  I didn’t know how or when, but I have waited for this day, and tonight I am here. – Adolph Hitler, quoted in a biography by Peter Toland We forget the exact … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Frank Sinatra

Go ahead, friend America’s Funniest Guy on Facebook!  Talent must not be wasted. Those who have it…must share it.  – Frank Sinatra, letter to Los Angeles Times, September 1990 Frank Sinatra needs no introduction. Today’s Thought comes from a Letter to … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Deng Ming-Dao

More and more this mysterious life comes together It may take years to reveal the whole That’s all right I’m prepared to go the distance                               … Continue reading

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