Category Archives: Thought For the Day

Thought For the Day: Work, Play and Rest With and On Purpose

Work on Purpose, Play on Purpose, Rest on Purpose. Do not let yourself or anyone else waste your time.”  -Izey Victoria Odiase      

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Thought For the Day: Sometimes It Is the Smallest Things That Take Up the Most Room In Your Heart

“Sometimes the smallest things take the most room in your heart.” – Winnie the Pooh    

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Thought For the Day: Believe In the Power of the Imagination

“I believe in the power of the imagination to remake the world, to release the truth within us, to hold back the night, to transcend death, to charm motorways, to ingratiate ourselves with birds, to enlist the confidences of madmen.” … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Be Gentle and Yielding Is the Disciple of Life

“A man is born gentle and weak. At death, he is hard and stiff. Green plants are tender and filled with sap. At death, they are withered and dry. Therefore, the stiff and unbending is the disciple of death, and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You Have To Give To Live

“It’s best to give while your hand is still warm.” – Philip Roth, novelist (19 Mar 1933-2018) Said differently and I think better by the Red Rocker himself, Sammy Hagar:      

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Thought For the Day: To Live In the Memory of Others Is To Never Die

“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.”  – Thomas Campbell    

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Happy St Patrick’s Day 2019

To all the readers and viewers of this blog and the accompanying Flickr photos, Aloha Promises Forever wishes you and yours: May the shamrocks be as soft as you please May your dogs never wake up with fleas May tomorrow … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: All That I Am, I Have Received From God

“I am certain in my heart that all that I am, I have received from God. –  Saint Patrick    

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Thought For the Day: It Is Better To Prevent Crimes Than To Punish Them

“It is better to prevent crimes than to punish them.”  – Cesare Beccaria, philosopher and politician (15 Mar 1738-1794)    

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Thought of the Day: We Laugh At Honor and Are Shocked To Find Traitors In our Midst

“We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.” – C.S. Lewis    

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