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Softball Journey

Are you a fastpitch softball fan? Have a daughter playing? Do you coach? You might enjoy my blog and book, Softball Journey.

Pearls of Wisdom

"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."
-  Marcus Aurelius
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"It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt."
-  Mark Twain
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"Most people are other people. Their thoughts are somebody else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation."
-  Oscar Wilde
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"A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials."
-  Seneca
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"There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing."
-  Aristotle
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"What worries you, masters you."
-  John Locke
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"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It Goes On."
-  Robert Frost
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"Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change."
-  Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Circumstances don't make the man, they only reveal him to himself."
-  Epictetus
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"The true price of anything you do is the amount of time you exchange for it."
-  Henry David Thoreau
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"A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it."
-  George A. Moore
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"Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow."
-  Plato
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"Thus whoever destroys human marriage destroys the home, the city, the whole human race."
-  Musonius Rufus
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"What man actually needs is not a tensionless state, but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him."
-  Viktor Frankl
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"And once you are awake, you shall remain awake eternally."
- "Friedrich Nietzsche
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"When the world pushes you to your knees, you are in the perfect position to pray."
-  Rumi
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"You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him."
-  Goethe
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"But how could you live and have no story to tell."
-  Fyodor Doestoevsky
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“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.”
-  Aristotle
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“Self-scrutiny applied with kindness is the main antidote.”
- Epictetus

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