Monday February 22nd 2010

Thought for the Day

“Be like a postage stamp.
Stick to one thing until you get there.”

~ Josh Billings
(1818-1885)



 Josh Billings*Henry Wheeler Shaw

Born 20 April 1818 Lanesborough, Massachusetts
Died 14 October 1885 Monterey, California.

American humorist writing under the pen name of Josh Billings. He was perhaps the second most famous humor writer and lecturer in the United States in the second half of the 19th century after Mark Twain, although his reputation has not fared so well with later generations.

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Comments

Monday February 22nd 2010 — 2 Comments

    • While I am delighted that you found encouragement here… I would have been even more delighted if you had said you were following your dream and not your parents. Although your parents wishes are well intended I’m sure, I can’t help but wonder if years down the road you wouldn’t be happier for following your dream. I wish you all the best in your pursuits… what ever they may be. 🙂

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