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J. J. Brown, Wordslinger

"I Sling Words As I Go Along."

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And now, a word from Henry David Thoreau…..

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.”

Henry David Thoreau, author
July 12, 1817-May 6, 1862

And now, a word from Christopher Lee….

“We don’t always get the kind of work we want, but we always have a choice of whether to do it with good grace or not.”

Christopher Lee, actor
May 27, 1922-June 7, 2015

And now, a word from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle…..

“My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.”

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
May 22, 1859-July 7, 1930

And now, a word from B.B. King…..

And now, a word from Anais Nin….

“I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”

Anais Nin, author
February 21, 1903-January 14, 1977

And now a word from Fred Rogers……..

“If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.”

Fred Rogers
Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood
March 20, 1928-February 27, 2003

And now a word from Leonard Nimoy……

“I’m touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful – collecting these shards of spirituality – that we may be helping to bring about a healing.”

Leonard Nimoy
actor/director
March 26, 1931 – February 27, 2015

And now a word from Judy Blume……..

“Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won’t have as much censorship, because we won’t have as much fear.”

Judy Blume
February 12, 1938

And now a word from Charles Darwin…..

“A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.”

Charles Darwin
February 12, 1809 – April 19, 1882

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