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GRATITUDE Gratitude is something of which none of us can give too much. For on the smiles, the thanks we give, our little gestures of appreciation, our neighbors build up their philosophy of life. A. J. Cronin Feeling gratitude and […]

REALITY Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you. Alex Haley If you keep turning your back on reality, eventually it will kick you in the […]

EXCELLENCE The achievement of excellence requires great effort, much planning, and even more time. But in the long run, mediocrity costs more, drains your energy, and wastes even more time than it takes to do things right. Norman Lamm Strive […]

We do not necessarily improve with age: For better or for worse, we become more like ourselves. – Peter Hall  There is a certain kind of carefree that returns to you in old age, different from the carefree of youth […]