man cafeSometimes you have to let go of the picture of what you thought life would be like to find joy in the story you are actually living.

- Rachel Marie Martin

tv 2"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book."
- Groucho Marx (1890-1977)

"Television: chewing gum for the eyes."
- Frank Lloyd Wright (1869-1959)

"Television is to news as bumper stickers are to philosophy."
- Richard Milhous Nixon (1913-1994)

"The problem is not that television presents us with entertaining subject matter, but that all subject matter is presented as entertaining."
- Neil Postman

"Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home."
- David Frost (1939-2013)

man backHuman beings are not born with self-control. We have to learn what to do with the mad that we feel. Learning to control ourselves is a long, hard process. It happens little by little. In fact, it is something we work on all through our lives.

- Fred Rogers

pig upcloseA Christian farmer spent the day in the city.

In a restaurant for his meal, he sat near a group of young men. After he bowed his head to give thanks for his food, one of the young men thought he would embarrass the old gentleman.

"Hey, farmer, does everyone do that out where you live?"

The old man calmly replied, "No, son, the pigs don't!"

thanksgivingAs we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.

- John F. Kennedy


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