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Words of Wisdom

People are always talking of perseverance,

and courage and fortitude; but patience is

the finest and worthiest part of fortitude,

and the rarest, too.

— John Ruskin

 

Dr. Larry day is a retired J-School professor turned humor writer. His book, Day Dreaming: Tales From the Fourth Dementia is available for purchase via his website: http://www.daydreaming.co

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Spring Is In the Air!!

“Say, Pooh, why aren’t you busy?” I said.

“Because it’s a nice day,” said Pooh.

“Yes, but—-”

“Why ruin it?” he said.

“But you could be doing something Important,” I said.

“I am,” said Pooh.

“Oh? Doing what?”

“Listening,” he said.

“Listening to what?”

“To the birds. And that squirrel over there.”

“What are they saying?” I asked.

“That it’s a nice day,” said Pooh.

“But you know that already,” I said.

“Yes, but it’s always good to hear that somebody else thinks so, too,” he replied…

– The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff

 

Dr. Larry day is a retired J-School professor turned humor writer. His book, Day Dreaming: Tales From the Fourth Dementia is available for purchase via his website: http://www.daydreaming.co

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Here Are Some Toasts (With Root Beer)

TO THE PRESS:

“Here’s to the press: Truth publishe with honest motives and not for profitable ends.”

“Liberty to the press and success t5o its defenders.”

“May the liberty of the press never lack bold defenders.”

TO WISDOM:

“May we have the unspeakable good fortune to win a true heart and the merit to keep it>”

“May we never speak to decesive, nor listen to betray.”

From the Book of Toasts Philadelphia, David McKay, Washington Square, Edited by Paul E. Lowe, Ph.D. no date laisted.

 

Dr. Larry day is a retired J-School professor turned humor writer. His book, Day Dreaming: Tales From the Fourth Dementia is available for purchase via his website: http://www.daydreaming.co

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