Author: rogerringer

"BE BOLD - THERE'S ENOUGH NEVILLE CHAMBERLAINS IN THE WORLD; BE A WINSTON CHURCHILL, FOR CRYING OUT LOUD." Matt Blevin   In order to understand that quote you have to have a small bit of education to understand it. But this is why it is said that 'those who ignore...

"JUST REMEMBER, ONCE YOU ARE OVER THE HILL YOU BEGIN TO PICK UP SPEED." Arthur Schopenhauer   I am writing this on a new computer. The old one was 14 years old (but the hard drive was only about 9). So to the young whippersnappers this really dates me....

"BE AT WAR WITH YOUR VICES, AT PEACE WITH YOUR NEIGHBORS, AND LET EVERY NEW YEAR FIND YOU A BETTER MAN." Ben Franklin   Well it is a new decade. How did you spend the last days of your decade? Did you find the real reason for the season, or did...

"FOR IT IS IN GIVING THAT WE RECEIVE." St. Francis of Assisi   As I write this it is white out. It more than likely will not be white on Christmas morning. I am not putting much faith in forecasters this far out. Weather people are well intentioned...

"EGO GETS YOU INCHES BUT IT DOESN'T GET YOU IMPACT." Cameron Sinclair   I go back to the down home common sense humor of Jerry Clower as well as the walking around around sense that was instilled in me by first a Tupperware flyswatter, working for my Grandpa and...

"BE FAITHFUL IN SMALL THINGS BECAUSE IT IS IN THEM THAT YOUR STRENGTH LIES." St. Mother Teresa   We are in the season where we review all of the things that we are thankful for. We soon will be giving gifts to many who have so much already. But...

"ALL TYRANNY, BIGOTRY,AGGRESSION, AND CRUELTY ARE WRONG. AND WHEN EVER WE SEE IT, WE MUST NEVER BE SILENT." Ingrid Newkirk   Is there any tyranny that is more aggressive and just plain irritating as that of the Vegan? Now if you want to come and get some of my grass...

"LEADERSHIP IS ABOUT VISION AND RESPONSIBILITY, NOT POWER." Zig Zigler   I spent a week in Pratt Regional Medical Center. I happened to get the best room in the hospital because it had a window that faced US 54/400 highway. So I was able to set and do my...

"WHEN YOU ARE GRATEFUL - WHEN YOU CAN SEE WHAT YOU HAVE - YOU UNLOCK BLESSINGS TO FLOW IN YOUR LIFE." Suze Orman   My family and I have been blessed throughout our whole life and we have never taken it for granted. That is not to say...

"AMERICA WAS NOT BUILT ON FEAR. AMERICA WAS BUILT ON COURAGE, ON IMAGINATION, AND ON UNSTOPPABLE DETERMINATION TO DO THE JOB AT HAND." Harry S. Truman   When my mother was in high school her history teacher told the class that the United States would not be overthrown by outside enemies, but...