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WITandWISDOM(tm) - January 7, 1998
Grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true. - Woodrow Wilson
Shared by Martin Lee
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
"Moral rules are directions for running the human machine. Every moral rule is there to prevent a breakdown, or a strain, or a friction, in the running of that machine." - C.S. Lewis Quote, "Mere Christianity"
Shared by 4 THOUGHTS of the week http://www.netastic.com/4tow/4tow.html
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
Signs Your Cat Is Hanging Around With The Wrong Crowd
One day, without your permission, he gets his ears pierced.
Your credit card is overcharged, mainly for "9-Lives."
You find attached to the refrigerator a note that reads: "Leave a steak on the front porch at midnight, or you'll never see Spot again."
Too many times a week your cat comes home after one in the morning, totally plastered and with a strong odor of catnip about him.
You come home to catch him in the act of raiding your liquor cabinet.
After failing to get your attention with constant meows and by rubbing up against your leg, your cat pulls out his Magnum-44 and aims it at you, demanding "Friskies" and catnip.
Shared by Kitty's Daily Mews firstname.lastname@example.org
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
At one point during a game, the coach said to one of his young player, "Do you understand what cooperation is? What a team is?" The little boy nodded in the affirmative. "Do you understand that what matters is whether we win together as a team?" The little boy nodded yes. "So," the coach continued, "when a strike is called, or you're out at first, you don't argue or curse or attack the umpire. Do you understand all that?" Again the little boy nodded. "Good," said the coach. "Now go over there and explain it to your mother."
Source: The Executive Speaker, quoted in Bits & Pieces, November 10, 1994
The 1893 silver dollar mentioned yesterday was worth between $40,000 and $70,000. - We hear the following from Kevin L. Hadley: "If the same dollar was invested 100 years ago and received an average return of 12% (mild for the stock market) the same dollar would now be worth over $80,000."