Tag Archives: wisdom

Mon.Jan.31: Thoughts on True Grit

Grit… What is it? Today’s quote:  “I am not the most successful or most talented person in the world, but I succeeded because I keep going, and going, and going.”  -Sylvester Stallone I heard a speaker recently refer to it as “DQ.”  Don’t quit. Grit is simply the refusal to quit. Grit won’t quit. It rhymes and it’s true. The …

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Rome Weren’t Built In A Day

We get things done over time by working hard and showing persistence. A wise quote: “People overestimate what they can do in five years and underestimate what they can do in twenty years.” -Ligon Duncan i.e. The twin powers of time and patience can crack mountains. See the Creekbank blog for more. One of the best pieces of advice I …

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Words From Edward Pongo

Wise words from my friend, Edward Pongo. Hi Curt, I’m glad you took back with you many things from Liberia, many memories and photos, especially the graffiti (about bread, life and peace) on the wall of a former displaced Liberian. That’s how the war was like, from Sierra Leone through Liberia. I’m glad you came and you saw and you …

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