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Quotations

Wisdom

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. Confucius

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Quotations

Fear

The time to take counsel of your fears is before you make an important battle decision.  That’s the time to listen to every fear you can imagine.  When you have collected all the facts and […]

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General

Honor Roll

Daniel made the "A" honor roll in his first semester at Highland Park Sr. High.  At dinner to celebrate I got the following fortune cookie: "Youth is a gift of nature.  Middle age is a […]

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Computer

The Google Philosophy

Work on things that matter Affect everyone in the world Solve problems with algorithms if possible Hire bright people and give them lots of freedom Don’t be afraid to try new things Google also requires […]

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Quotations

Half empty or Half full?

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities, and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. Harry S. Truman

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Humor

How to call in sick

A guy calls his boss and says that he is sick and won’t be in today. The boss says, "What’s wrong?" The guy says, "I have anal glaucoma." The boss says, "What’s that." The guy […]