An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





If the wolf had ever come to our back door, he'd have had to bring a picnic lunch.


Bill Anderson (1937-, American songwriter; Country Music Hall-of-fame in 2001)


No manager ever won no ballgames.


Sparky Anderson (1934-, American baseball manager)


I would rather be ashes than dust. I would rather that my spark would burn out in a brilliant blaze than be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.


Jack London (1876-1916, American novelist)


One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.


Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832, British novelist, poet)


The focus should be on the players. I'm here a long time. You can call me in the summer. Our seniors will be gone.


Dean Smith (1931-, American college basketball coach)


They never die, who have the future in them.


Meridel Le Sueur


Getting bored is not allowed.


Kay Thompson


The powerful play goes on -- and you may contribute a verse. What will your verse be?


Walt Whitman (1819-1892, American poet)


Stay Engaged and Active


Marcia Wieder (American speaker, trainer, author)


I'm tired of playing worn-out depressing ladies in frayed bathrobes. I'm going to get a new hairdo and look terrific and go back to school and even if nobody notices, I'm going to be the most self-fulfilled lady on the block.


Joanne Woodward


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