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The Difference Between Disappointments and Regrets

Unusual Quotations “I can live with disappointments but not regrets. What’s the difference? A disappointment is something I attempted that didn’t work out. A regret is something I wish I had attempted but didn’t.” —-Gene Griessman If you want a … Continue reading

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Political Wisdom: Unusual Quotations

Unusual Quotations: The Difficultly Of Behaving Wisely. “History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.”  —Abba Eban, Israel’s Foreign Minister, in 1970 I love this quotation. It is abundantly true. Evidence of … Continue reading

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Unusual Quotation by Donald Trump

UNUSUAL QUOTATION BY DONALD TRUMP ”The buck stops with everybody.”  October 10, 2019 (Donald Trump’s version of the statement on a famous plaque on the desk of President Harry Truman: “The buck stops here.”) THE Lincoln Quotation Book Don’t get embarrassed … Continue reading

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Unusual Quotation:The Genius Of Compromise   “Zhou Enlai combined utter fluidity with absolute resilience, like water, which espouses instantaneously the shape of whatever container it happens to fill, and never surrenders one atom of its own nature—-in the end, it … Continue reading

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Unusual Quotations:Unfinished Work

Unfinished Work:  “An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.”      Paul Valery THE Lincoln Quotation Book Don’t get embarrassed using a spurious Lincoln quote.  Here’s a quotation book you can trust: The Words Lincoln Lived By … Continue reading

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Unusual Quotations:What is the Future?

Unusual Quotations: “The future does not exist.  It is created by the combination of a thousand causes, some necessary, some accidental, plus human will.  History knocks simultaneously on a thousand gates.”  Alexander Herzen    THE Lincoln Quotation Book Don’t get embarrassed … Continue reading

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Unusual Quotations:Lincoln on Focus

Unusual Quotations   ”I will hold McClellan’s horse if he will only bring us success.” Abraham Lincoln to an associate after the President had been treated discourteously by his General-in-Chief THE Lincoln Quotation Book Don’t get embarrassed using a spurious Lincoln quote.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Erich Fromm‘s Unusual Quotation on Love

Unusual Quotation: Erich Fromm on Love Here’s a quotation you can use in a speech or in your writing, or your personal meditation or journalizing.  It’s by Erich Fromm, the great social philosopher, humanistic philosopher, sociologist, and best-selling author, who … Continue reading

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How Hitler Became Hitler: Janet Flanner’s Description of Hitler

A Powerful Quotation: Tell-tale Signs Of A Dictator In The Making by Gene Griessman, Ph.D Here’s a remarkable description of Hitler that you may be able to use in your writing or speeches.  I have Garrison Keillor and “The Writer’s … Continue reading

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