Guests

If it were not for guests all houses would be graves. ~Kahlil Gibran If you are a host to your guest, be a host to his dog also. ~Russian Proverb I always feel that I have two duties to perform with a parting guest: one, to see that he doesn’t read more…

Grief

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~From a headstone in Ireland When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. ~Kahlil Gibran It’s read more…

Gratitude

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you?” ~William A. Ward The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving. ~H.U. Westermayer Silent gratitude isn’t read more…

Grandparents

The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy. ~Sam Levenson Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting. ~Author Unknown What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure. ~Gene Perret read more…

Grammar

My spelling is Wobbly. It’s good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places. ~A.A. Milne Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression. ~Bronson Alcott Correct English is the slang of prigs who write history and essays. ~George Eliot,Middlemarch, 1872 Grammar is read more…

Government

The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion. ~Lewis Mumford, in Anne Chisholm, Philosophers of the Earth: Conversations with Ecologists, 1972 It might be more worthwhile if we stopped wringing our read more…

Gossip

If you haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me. ~Alice Roosevelt Longworth What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t witness with your mouth. ~Jewish Proverb What is told in the ear of a man is often heard 100 miles away. ~Chinese Proverb No read more…

Golf

Eighteen holes of match or medal play will teach you more about your foe than will 18 years of dealing with him across a desk. ~Grantland Rice Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to read more…

Golden Mean

It is better to rise from life as from a banquet – neither thirsty nor drunken. ~Aristotle I soon found out you can’t change the world. The best you can do is to learn to live with it. ~Henry Miller My good friends, while I do most earnestly recommend you read more…

God

Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count all the apples in one seed. ~Robert H. Schuller Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He’s going to be up all night anyway. ~Mary C. Crowley God loves each of us as if there read more…