Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
Call it what you will, incentives are what get people to work harder.
~ Nikita Khruschev
~John Kenneth Galbraith
A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.
~ Michel de Montaigne
Sweet is a grief well ended
Our fear of death is like our fear that summer will be short, but we have had our swing of pleasure, our fill of fruit and our swelter of heat, we say we have had our day.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.
~ Frank Lloyd Wright
Words with Friends
jape - To joke or quip
haler - Currency of Slovakia and the Czech Republic; 100 halers = 1 Korea
necked - Having a neck of a specific kind, as in "long-necked".
trapt - Name of a Los Gatos, CA band formed in 1997
oud - A pear-shaped stringed instrument of Northern Africa
hes - Plural of "he"
skite - A Scottish term; to slip or slide
fet - A "Field Effect Transistor" has become a household term in the form of its lower case acronym -- fet
fice - A nervous, belligerent little mongrel dog
dite - To prepare for action or use
taw - The 22nd and last letter in many Semitic Abjabs
weet - 14th century Middle English word meaning to know
grith - Protection or sanctuary provided by Old English law to persons in certain circumstances, as when in a church or traveling on the king's highway
hist - An exclamation used to attract attention or as a warning to be silent
ut - a syllable representing the C tone in music; the first note of the hexicord in mideivel music
San Antonio, TX
Nestle staff met in San Antonio for a Strategic Games team event, combining CSR. Teams assembled bikes for kids in need at the local Boys & Girls Club.
Gold Canyon, AZ
A private club of Entrepreneurs, CEOs of their self-made firms, convened in Gold Canyon for the high ropes course.
These Scottsdale Amazing Race Winners are all tax attorneys.