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

Thought for the Day – February 5, 2016

No one may hasten or alter his destiny.                                                 – Gore Vidal, Creation All of us were … Continue reading

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The Thought For the Day – February 4, 2016

…the spirit of inquiry was alive here, and where it has free existence, ignorance cannot last.                                                 … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day – February 3, 2016

The dreams that draw humanity forward seem always to be redeemed, if we believe in them strongly enough and pursue them with diligence and courage. – Richard Nixon   Richard Nixon, of course, has a lot to answer for. He … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day – February 2, 2016

It was the blood stained gate, the entrance to the hell of slavery, through which I was about to pass. – Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave The incident that inspired this passage comes from a … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – February 1, 2016

Fortune had betrayed him for the moment, and the world had turned against him. Victory was slipping from his grasp even as he stretched out his hand to seize it. But his arm was long.           … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – January 31, 2016

Great necessities call out great virtues…                                                        – Abigail Adams   Had the times … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – January 30, 2016

Carpentier did it again!, a second time, and this was the blow perfected by a lifetime of training…it rocked Dempsey to his heels, but it broke Carpentier’s hand. His best was not enough. – Heywood Braun   Heywood Braun was … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day/January 29, 2016

In Profiles in Courage he had been the one delivering the verdict, praising eight senators for possessing “…the breadth of a man above party or section…and, above all, a deep seated belief in themselves…”.             … Continue reading

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