Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Quote of the day, May 24

May 24, 2017

Marshall Crenshaw, from “You Should’ve Been There”

You should’ve been there as the sun went down
Colors ran all across the ground
Then a thousand stars were spinning all around
Do you care, you should’ve been there
I saved you a place right by my side
And waited there in the candlelight
But the only friend I had in sight was an empty chair
You should’ve been there …

Quote of the day, May 22

May 22, 2017

Jerry Rice, on what motivated him

“My work ethic came from my parents and my fear of failure. I came from a small, predominantly black school and I didn’t want to let them down.”

Quote of the day, May 21

May 21, 2017

Will Rogers, on humor

“Everything is funny, as long as it’s happening to somebody else.”

Quote of the day, May 19

May 19, 2017

Mark Twain, on the two most important days of our lives

“The two most important days in your life are when you are born and the day you find out why.”

Quote of the day, May 15

May 15, 2017

Groucho Marx, on books

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”

Quote of the day, May 1

May 1, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”

Quote of the day, April 27

April 28, 2017

John Adams, on government

“A government of laws and not of men.”

Quote of the day, April 12

April 13, 2017

Ryan Adams, from “Stay with Me”

Love, when you call my name,
It sends me running into the flame
I love you baby, just treat me right
Hold me closer in the middle of the night
I love you girl, and it’s alright
Stay with me …

Quote of the day, April 11

April 11, 2017

Ben Hogan

“As you walk down the fairway of life, you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.”

Quote of the day, April 7

April 7, 2017

Vince Lombardi, on success and work

“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.”