Our philosopher friend Hugh spawned this post citing a maxim. While unattributed, it bears repeating: those who are the least tolerant require more tolerance from others.
So, on this Monday in late October, let me mention a few maxims. Where I can, I will cite the source.
I have found the more I practice, the luckier I get – Gary Player, legendary golfer
It is better to be thought the fool, than to speak and remove all doubt – attributed to Mark Twain
It gets dark early out there – Yogi Berra, Hall of Fame baseball player
Wise men say, only fools fall in love, but I can’t help falling in love with you – sung by Elvis Presley in “Blue Hawaii
Those who shout the loudest usually have the worst argument – author unknown
I can’t wait ’til tomorrow, because I get better looking everyday – Broadway Joe Namath, Hall of Fame football quarterback
A good plan today will beat a perfect plan tomorrow – General Patton
When walking through hell, it is better to keep walking – Winston Churchill
Sleep is a weapon – Robert Ludlum in “The Bourne Supremacy”
Love a girl who holds the world in a paper cup, drink it up, love her and she’ll bring you luck – Kenny Loggins in “Danny’s Song
The longest journey begins with a short step – author unknown
There are many who talk about doing things, but few who actually get up out of their chair and go do them – author unknown
You have two ears and one mouth, it is better to use them in that proportion – recounted by an old CEO
Please feel free to amend or add your sayings.