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In a country where everyone is trying to be noticed, many must believe, and indeed do believe, that it is better to be bankrupt than to be nothing.
   —  Nicolas Chamfort
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On This Day In:
2016 As I Recall
2015 Less And More Irritation
2014 That Marvelous Feeling
2013 Exceptional
2012 A Wild And Crazy Believer
2011 A Lack Of Scarcity
The Joy Of Prevention
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A manager develops people.  Through the way he manages he makes it easy or difficult for them to develop themselves.  He directs people or misdirects them.  He brings out what is in them or he stifles them.  He strengthens their integrity or he corrupts them  He trains them to stand upright and strong, or he deforms them, whether he knows it or not.
   —  Peter Drucker
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On This Day In:
2016 Or Blog
2015 Stretched Today?
2014 Outta Here
2013 Getting Words Right
2012 There’s A New Dog In Town
Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is
2011 A Conservative Is…

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The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won’t get much sleep.
   —  Woody Allen
All that the intervenor gets is torn clothes.
   —  Arab Proverb
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On This Day In:
2016 Or Blog
2015 Stretched Today?
2014 Outta Here
2013 Getting Words Right
2012 There’s A New Dog In Town
Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is
2011 A Conservative Is…

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A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks th’ Lord wud do if He knew th’ facts in th’ case.
   —  Finley Peter Dunne
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On This Day In:
2016 Growing Greatness
2015 When It Is Darkest
2014 Knowledge And Doubt
2013 Three Thoughts
2012 Gentle Reader
2011 Leave The Light On For Me Anyway

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Old men and comets have been reverenced for the same reason; their long beards and pretenses to foretell events.
   —  Johnathan Swift
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On This Day In:
2016 Singular Reality
2015 He Says It’s Hard To Get There From Here
2014 Question From A Founding Father
2013 Make Heroes
2012 See And Hold
2011 Am Not, Are So

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At a desert crossroads at Patagonia, AZ, there is a roadsign which reads, “Take care which rut you use.  You’ll be in it for the next twenty miles.”
   —  Harry Oliver
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On This Day In:
2016 A Sweet Smelling Blog Post
Pre-Reacher
2015 Getting The Story Right
2014 Like Shells On The Shore
2013 More And Why
2012 How To Gain Effective Fire
2011 Patriot Act

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To the weary horse even his own tail is a burden.
   —  Czech Proverb
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On This Day In:
2016 The Difference Is Craftsmanship
2015 However Vast The Darkness
2014 The Omnipresent Teacher
2013 Don’t Waste
2012 Earning Thanks
2011 Fuzzy Vision
2010 Movies and Book

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