I'm not sure how I feel about this. In one aspect I think that George Lucas is catering to the crowd that Star Wars was always meant for. Kids! It was always meant as a kids movie. I know plenty of hardcore fans who will turn their noses up. And I bet...
For those that still don't believe that current economic policies have been effective. This is from MSNBC. I'm not saying things are perfect but it really bothers me when candidates flat out lie about the state of the country for their own gain and no...
This book is officially finished!!! Thanks to Ann Martini Bond, Jerome Clennon, Stephanie Lyn Sheppard, Rob Winningham, Arleen Do Nascimento Cheetham, Jake Parker, and Robyn Geller Kaminski for their invaluable input as Beta Readers. Without your insight,...
I think this scares me more than anything else I've seen with regards to the weekend's tragedy. I think the reason why it bothers me so much is that I've taught kids who bear a striking resemblance to this story. So many people talk about how ridiculous...
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. ~ Theodore Roosevelt
I do not know the word ‘quit.’ Either I never did, or I have abolished it. Susan Butcher, Iditarod winner, 1988
If you can dream it, you can do it. ~ Walt Disney
“I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. By C.S.Lewis
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way. ~ Henry David Thoreau
The highest reward for man’s toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it. ~ John Ruskin
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. - Aristotle Onassis
Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness. ~ James Thurber
I believe the greater the handicap, the greater the triumph. ~ John H. Johnson
Be obscure clearly. - E.B.White
Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. - Groucho Marx
When written in Chinese, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. ~ John F. Kennedy
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. ~ John F. Kennedy
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it. ~ Woodrow Wilson
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He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. ~ Kahlil Gibran
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. ~ Thomas Edison
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. ~ Buddha