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Professor Irwin Corey Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

September 13, 2013 “If we don’t change direction soon we will end up where we are going.” Professor Irwin Corey (1914-   ) A New York born comedian and actor, Corey is known as “The World’s Foremost Authority” for his ability … Continue reading

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Joan Didion Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

September 5, 2013 “Character – the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life – is the source from which self-respect springs.” Joan Didion  (1934-     ) A Sacramento native, Didion grew up in an Army family, their constant relocations causing … Continue reading

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Marcus Tullius Cicero Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but also the parent of all the others.” Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC – 43 BC) A Roman statesman, philosopher, and orator, Cicero is credited with lifting Latin prose from its utilitarian … Continue reading

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Hector Berlioz Quote Of The Week From Greg Bover

“Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.” Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)     suggested by Rick Isaacs Born in France, Berlioz was initially sent to Paris to study medicine, but spent the majority of his time in the … Continue reading

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Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

“I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn’t it.” Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (1890-1977) Groucho’s comedy career spanned vaudeville, radio, film and later television. He made 26 movies, half of them with his brothers, Harpo, Chico, Gummo, and Zeppo. … Continue reading

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William Arthur Ward Quote of the Week From Greg Bover

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” William Arthur Ward (1921-1994) A Louisiana native, Ward was as near to a professional proverbian as one can find in American society. After a stint … Continue reading

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Henry David Thoreau Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” 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 Alcott, … Continue reading

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Carl Jung Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

June 20, 2013 “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” Carl Jung (1875-1961) The founder of analytical psychology, Jung was born, raised and educated in Switzerland. His mother’s mysticism and his own early … Continue reading

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Ted (Robert Edward) Turner Quote Of The Week From Greg Bover

“If I only had a little humility, I’d be perfect.” Ted (Robert Edward) Turner (1938-     ) Media mogul, billionaire, philanthropist and sailor, Ted Turner was born in Ohio, but his family moved to Atlanta when he was nine. Educated at … Continue reading

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Dale Carnegie Quote of The Week from Greg Bover

“If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.” Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) Born into poverty in rural Missouri, Carnegie managed to get … Continue reading

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Vernon Sanders Law Quote Of The Week From Greg Bover

May 23, 2013 “Experience is a hard teacher. She gives the test first, and then the lesson.” Vernon Sanders Law (1930-    ) An Idaho native ordained in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at an early age, … Continue reading

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Douglas Adams Quote Of The Week From Greg Bover

May 17, 2013 “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be. Douglas Adams (1952-2001) Born in Cambridge, England, Adams was an early standout in prep school … Continue reading

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Arjuna Quote of The Week In Memory of Evelyn Howe (1967-2013)

May 9, 2013 In memory of Evelyn Howe (1967-2013) “Every day Death strikes all around us, yet we live as if we were immortal.” Arjuna, from the Mahabharata, circa 400 BC Sometimes described as the Sanskrit equivalent of the Iliad, … Continue reading

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Audrey Hepburn Quote Of The Week From Greg Bover

May 4, 2013 “You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.” Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993) Born in Belgium to an Austrian father and a mother from the … Continue reading

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Joseph Campbell Quote Of The Week From Greg Bover

“We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.” Joseph Campbell (1904-1987) Raised in an Irish Catholic family in White Plains, Campbell had an early fascination with Native … Continue reading

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Frank McKinney Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

April 19, 2013 “It ain’t a bad plan to keep still occasionally, even when you know what you’re talking about.” Frank McKinney (Kin) Hubbard (1868-1930) Midwestern humorist, cartoonist, and writer known best for his political commentary, Hubbard was a high … Continue reading

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Susan Sontag Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

“Do stuff, be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention, attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager.”Susan Sontag (1933-2004) Educated … Continue reading

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Woody Allen Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

The QW is still on location in Indiana. March 28, 2013 “If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.” Woody Allen (1935-    ) Born Allan Stewart Konigsberg in the Bronx, Woody began writing comedy as a teenager … Continue reading

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Tenzin Gyatso Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama (1935 -     )  A native of … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt Quote Of The Week From Greg Bover

The Quote of the Week comes from Bloomington, Indiana. There’ll be pictures of the re-installation of opus 91 once we get a little further along. March 7, 2013 “A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how … Continue reading

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