Saturday soapbox

September 19, 2020

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

For a nation to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. – Winston Churchill


Sunday soapbox

September 13, 2020

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart. – Ranier Maria Rilke


Saturday soapbox

September 12, 2020

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

 

Marriage has no guarantees. It that’s what you’re looking for go live with a car battery. – Erma Bombeck


Sunday soapbox

September 6, 2020

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

A good father is one of the most unsung, unpressed, unnoticed and yet one of the most valuable assets in out society. – Billy Graham


Saturday soapbox

September 5, 2020

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

When God as creating a father he started with a tall frame. And angel standing nearby said, “What kind of a father is that? If you’re going to make children so close or the ground why have you put fathers up so Hight? He won’t be able to shoot a marble without kneeling, tuck a child in without bending or even kiss a child without a lot of stooping.” God smiled and said, “yes, but if I make him child-sized, who would children have to look up to?” – Erma Bombeck.


Sunday soapbox

August 30, 2020

Sunday soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

 

 Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics it is everything. Peggy Noonan.


Saturday soapbox

August 29, 2020

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

Hypocrisy is anything whatever may deceive the cleverest and most penetrating man, but the least wide-awake of children recognises it, and is revolted by it, however ingeniously it may be disguised. – Leo Tolstoy


Sunday soapbox

August 23, 2020

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

Look for competence not claims – Anthony de Mello


Saturday soapbox

August 22, 2020

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it is so rare. – Daniel Patrick Moynihan


Sunday soapbox

August 16, 2020

Sunday’s soapbox  is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

Democracy not only requires equality but also an unshakable conviction in the value of each person, who is then equal. – Jeanne Kirkpatrick


Saturday soapbox

August 15, 2020

Saturday’s soapbox  is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation. – Robert H. Schuller


Sunday soapbox

August 9, 2020

Sunday’s soapbox  is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. – Yoda


Saturday soapbox

August 8, 2020

Saturday’s soapbox  is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

Fear kills more dreams than failure ever will.


Sunday soapbox

August 2, 2020

Sunday’s soapbox  is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

How difficult the task to quench to fire and the pride of private ambition, and to sacrifice ourselves and all our hopes and expectations to the public weal. How few have souls capable of so noble and undertaking – Abigail Adams


Saturday soapbox

August 1, 2020

Saturday’s soapbox  is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

Not all of us can do great things but we can do small things with great love. – Mother Teresa


Sunday soapbox

July 26, 2020

Sunday’s soapbox  is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

Many persons have a wrong ideas of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.– Helen Keller


Saturday soapbox

July 25, 2020

Saturday’s soapbox  is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching– C.S. Lewis


Sunday soapbox

July 19, 2020

Sunday’s soapbox  is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

It’s only those who are persistent and willing to study things deeply, who achieve the master work. – Paulo Coelho


Saturday soapbox

July 18, 2020

Saturday’s soapbox  is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

I never dreamed about success I worked for it –Estée Lauder

 


Sunday soapbox

July 12, 2020

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

The most ridiculous desire is the desire to please everybody. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


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