Saturday, October 24, 2015

“Words, Don’t Fail Me Now” -- The Colonel Carries On

“Closet organizer ads show how people with three shirts, one pair of pants, and a sweater live.” [1]

“Time management (really self-management) is the application of our resources to the accomplishment of our goals with minimum waste.” --Tom Phlize [2]

“The three most important components of self-management are (3) the to-do list, (2) the schedule, and (1) mad lust to achieve one’s goals.” --Id. [3]

“Time management skills are morally neutral. For example, they can make an ISIS leader a more effective beheader, rapist, and slaver.” --Id. [4]

“You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts.” --Daniel Patrick Moynihan [5]

Bob Dylan’s best song is “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll,” a fact often mistaken for an opinion. [6]

It’s hard to feel safe when you think how easily rats can swim up through your toilet. [7]

“Only one thing is impossible for God: to make sense of any copyright law ever written.” --Mark Twain (quoted without permission)[8]

“Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet.” --Abraham Lincoln [9]

“People ask what the exact difference is between brevity and concision. It’s a long story.” --Sir Harry O. Triggerman [10]

“Professor” Irwin Corey is often billed as “the world’s foremost authority.” He is 101. Being groomed to replace him is Professor Davis Logsdon of the University of Minnesota. [11]

The man the Native Americans called “Dances With Wolves” had a twin who died young. He was known as “Runs With Scissors.” [12]

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