WEST VIRGINIA MAT THOUGHTS
by Dr. Bill Welker
...on Notable Quotes
Today, I plan to share with my readers ten notable quotes that will be inspirational for daily living. I hope they are as helpful to you as they have been for yours truly.
Ten Notable Quotations
"The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait until the other is ready"
-- Henry David Thoreau
"I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar."
-- Robert Brault
"The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: to return love for hate, to include the excluded, and to say, 'I was wrong. ""
-- Sydney J. Harris
"Praise is warming and desirable, But it is an earned thing. It has to be deserved, like a hug from a child "
-- Phyllis McGinley
"Don 't believe that winning is really everything. It is more important to stand for something. If you don 't stand for something, what do you win?
-- Lane Kirkland
"Tact is the rare ability to keep silent while two friends are arguing, and you know both of them are wrong. "
-- Hugh Allen
"From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are open, you discover that you have wings."
-- Helen Hayes
"When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of Gott "
-- Rev. Charles L. Allen
"There are two freedoms: the false freedom where a man is free to do what he likes; the true freedom where a man is free to do what he ought "
-- Charles Kingsley
"It's important that people should know what you stand for. Its equally important that they know what you won't stand for. "
-- Mary H. Waldrip
Have a great day of reading and enjoying life!
Mat Notes: Yours truly wants to take this opportunity to thank Frank Marcinko, athletic director at Williamstown High School, the athletic department and Region I A-AA wrestling for recognizing my 25th and last year as a scholastic wrestling official. I was deeply moved and surprised by their kindness regarding my retirement as a mat sport referee.
"Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof."
-- James Russell Lowell
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