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Khalil Gibran Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

Khalil Gibran Quote of the Week from Greg Bover April 11, 2014 “Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” Khalil Gibran (1883-1931) Born in Lebanon when it was still a part of the Ottoman Empire, Gibran moved to Boston’s … Continue reading

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A Beautiful and Moving Tribute to Carol Gray, Retiring Sawyer Free Library Director

John Ronan and Company (Senator Bruce Tarr, Paul McGeary, Mary Weissblum, and Scott Memhard) Reading John’s Very Humorous Poem About Carol The library was packed with Carol’s colleagues, friends, and well-wishers, all with hearts full of thanks and gratitude for her guiding hand throughout the library’s recent years of growth and development. Everyone spoke of … Continue reading

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Andre Gide Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“Art is the collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.” André Gide (1869-1951) A native of Normandy, Gide published his first novel at 22 and went on to write dozens more, as well … Continue reading

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Noel Gallagher Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“And all the roads we have to walk are winding.” Noel Gallagher (1967-    ) “Wonderwall” (1995) A Manchester native, Gallagher started in rock as a roadie and technician for the band Inspiral Carpets, but quickly joined Oasis, originally formed by … Continue reading

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Carl Sandburg Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“Poetry is an echo asking a shadow to dance.” Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) An Illinois native, Sandburg left school at thirteen. He worked as a porter, bricklayer, coal heaver, and a farm laborer before briefly entering, but never finishing, college. He … Continue reading

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Umberto Eco Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“I think of the postmodern attitude as that of a man who loves a very cultivated woman and knows that he cannot say to her “I love you madly”, because he knows that she knows (and that she knows he … Continue reading

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Melody Beattie Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a … Continue reading

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Daniel Webster Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

“A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.” Daniel Webster (1782 – 1852) A New Hampshire native and graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and Dartmouth College, Webster, a member of the Whig Party, … Continue reading

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Pema Chödrön Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

“Letting there be room for not knowing is the most important thing of all. When there’s a big disappointment, we don’t know if that’s the end of the story. It may just be the beginning of a great adventure. Life … Continue reading

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George Washington Addair, Jr. Quote Of The Week From Greg Bover

“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” George Washington Addair, Jr. (1931-2012) Although he founded the widely admired Omega Vector Foundation in 1978 there is little biographical information available about Addair, ostensibly because he did not … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman Quote of The Week from Greg Bover

December 26, 2013 “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing … Continue reading

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Margaret Atwood Quote of the Week From Greg Bover

13 December, 2013 “Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.” Margaret Atwood  (1939 -     ) Born in Canada to parents engaged in the study of forest entomology, Atwood spent … Continue reading

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Daniel C. Dennett Quote of The week From Greg Bover

December 5, 2013 “If you can approach the world’s complexities, both its glories and its horrors, with an attitude of humble curiosity, acknowledging that however deeply you have seen, you have only just scratched the surface, you will find worlds … Continue reading

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George Carlin Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

“I put a dollar in a change machine. Nothing changed” George Carlin (1937-2008) A five-time Grammy award winner, Carlin’s often dark humor can be heard on 20 albums, in six books, and appears in ten movies. A native New Yorker, … Continue reading

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Max De Pree Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

November 15, 2013 “We cannot become who we want to be by remaining who we are.” Max De Pree (1924- ) A Michigan native, Max De Pree is the son of D. J. De Pree, who started the very successful … Continue reading

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Henry David Thoreau Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

“If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.”Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) Sometimes called the first environmentalist, Thoreau, born and raised in Concord, Massachusetts, was mentored by the Transcendentalists Ralph Waldo Emerson and Bronson … Continue reading

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Esther (neé Weaver) Hicks Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

November 1, 2013 “Worrying is using your imagination to create something that you don’t want.” Esther (neé Weaver) Hicks (1948-    ) A Utah native, Hicks is a motivational speaker and the author, with her husband Jerry, now deceased, of nine … Continue reading

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