May 4, 2015

STOP AND THINK – The nail that sticks out gets hammered. (Japanese proverb) Is this proverb intended to teach that we should not try to bring attention to ourselves? If we look and act like everyone else, perhaps no one will notice us, and...

May 3, 2015

STOP AND THINK – Language becomes event when the reader is personally involved as a participant. (Charles Hummel, educator and author) Language is more than just the assembling of words. They must be put into meaningful phrases and clauses...

May 2, 2015

STOP AND THINK – The function of setting up goals and passing statements of value transcends the domain of science. (Albert Einstein, renowned German-American scientist) For some people, science has all the answers. If we can just pursue...

May 1, 2015

STOP AND THINK  – All things strike a balance: a dull party, for instance, gets you to bed at a decent hour. (Anonymous) That’s a humorous way of looking at life, isn’t it? And we can be grateful for such times in life, when difficult or...

April 30, 2015

STOP AND THINK – Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way. (Isak Dinesen, pen name of Karen Blixen, Danish author) When times are good and life is easy, we are...

April 29, 2015

STOP AND THINK – A good leader relates to others not for who they are, but for who they have the potential to become. (Kary Oberbrunner, author and motivational speaker) Leaders often look for people who show potential for success by their...

April 28, 2015

STOP AND THINK – Revenge reduces you to your worst self [and] puts you on the same level with those spiteful people we claim to abhor. (Judith Orloff, psychiatrist) It seems like we’re born with a “get even” trait. When someone offends us...

April 27, 2015

STOP AND THINK – Education in itself without moral correction does little except to produce clever sinners. (Melvin Tinker, the vicar of St John’s in Newland, Australia) Education is extremely important, of course, but as Martin...

April 26, 2015

STOP AND THINK – Take the risk of thinking for yourself—much more happiness, truth, beauty, and wisdom will come to you that way. (Christopher Hitchens, English author and journalist) Is it really a risk to think for yourself? Maybe we are...

April 25, 2015

STOP AND THINK – We are masters of unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out. (Winston Churchill) Sometimes we make great speeches in our minds. We know just what we’d say if certain occasions came for us to speak; we have just the...

April 24, 2015

STOP AND THINK – It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts. (John Wooden, renowned coach) Probably no one really thinks they know it all, but some people act like they do. Even the most learned person can and must continue...

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