Category Archives: Words of wisdom

Words of Wisdom – Teddy Roosevelt

“When you are asked if you can do a job, tell ’em ‘Certainly I can!’  Then get busy and find out how to do it.” Teddy Roosevelt, 1858 to 1919 (26th President of the United States, 1901 to 1909)

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Word of Wisdom – Reggie Leach

“Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion.  You must set yourself on fire.” Reggie Leach, Philadelphia Flyers 1974-1982   Hey folks, I’ve been tied up with other writing projects but have these stories in development for Etc. Guy: Adopting … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom – Art Buchwald

Hey folks, I’m on the road for a week and have a slug of articles in development.  I’m trying to find the time to finish ’em.  I’m also doing maintenance on my main Etc.Guy site.  I’d rather fix pot-holes, at … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom – W.C. Fields

I’ve had a dose of writer’s block this past week.  After spending many hours, and seven drafts, on a particular piece I decided to round-file that story. This quote seems to fit:  “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom – Will Durst

“My wife and I are trying to live within our means.  We went from a $750,000 house to a $350,000 house, and didn’t even have to move.” Will Durst, American political satirist, b 1952   ### PS Readers: I recently … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

Regarding today’s Federal government shutdown:  “We have the best government that money can buy.” Mark Twain, American author and humorist (1835-1910)

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