Tag: Quote of the Day

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I’m giving you not one, but SEVERAL quotes of the day. Because that’s how I roll. The first four of these inspiring truisms were written by me for various paper products. Because capitalism is also how I roll. I just write down my life and they give me money. Well okay they aren’t necessarily inspiring […]

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This too shall pass.  I revere my father, no surprise to anyone who knows me. His death eight years ago has not lessened that. Whenever things got too hard for me to handle, he would always have gentle wisdom words of wisdom for the solution, encouragement and praise for my wounded sense of self, and […]

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Times of late at Ricochet have been somewhat rancorous; however, as has been said by others “This too shall pass”. As we move towards more amicable times in concert with the Winter Holy Days and holidays, I thought I would take a moment to see if Mr. Calvin Coolidge has any words of wisdom for us. […]

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A salute to honest, ethical attorneys at law (you know who you are) —   I have had the privilege of being represented by two different attorneys, at two different times, both of them skilled, eloquent, honest, experienced, compassionate, generous, thoughtful, powerful and effective men who have restored my faith in their profession. As John Adams […]

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Upon returning from the Paris Peace Conference in 1919, British Prime Minister David Lloyd George was asked how he thought it went. He responded, “I think I did as well as might be expected, seated as I was between Jesus Christ and Napoleon Bonaparte.” I find this quote insightful and important for understanding what happened […]

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I’m a little late folks. Please blame the Makers Mark I drank last night. After my run, I realized I forgot to do my QOTD as per my promise to Dime. I just hope the holy sock, @10cents will forgive us our tardiness as we forgive them who, uhm, trespass our tardiness against us, or […]

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Lest there be any well-intentioned persons who do not perceive the difference…between religion and the cant of religion, piety and the pretence of piety, a humble reverence for the great truths of Scripture and an audacious and offensive obtrusion of its letter and not its spirit in the commonest dissensions and meanest affairs of life, […]

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“Political reasons have not the requisite certainty to afford rules of juridical interpretation. They are different in different men. They are different in the same men at different times. And when a strict interpretation of the Constitution, according to the fixed rules which govern the interpretation of laws, is abandoned, and the theoretical opinions of […]

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It is inevitable that the decay of sentiment should be accompanied by a deterioration of human relationships, both those of the family and those of friendly association, because the passion for immediacy concentrates upon the presently advantageous. After all, there is nothing but sentiment to bind us to the very old or to the very […]

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