Quote of the Week: New Years Resolutions
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every New Year find you a better man.
“A problem well stated is a problem half solved.” – Charles Franklin Kettering
"I discovered that a person cannot live a full life under the shadow of bitterness." – Benjamin Zander’s father. As reported by Benjamin at a closing session in Davos, his father was in Auschwitz and then interned in a refugee camp in England, followed by many setbacks, yet always had a positive disposition. Two [...]
When my Dad passed away, I struggled a lot at the beginning with the concept of doing Kaddish. Kaddish is a Jewish prayer where one exhalts, praises and blesses G’d. It is a blessing recited by people who have lost a close relative (parent, child, sibling, or spouse). The first year after the passing of [...]
"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go." T. S. Eliot .
Benjamin Franklin was the first recorded person to call himself "an extreme moderate." He was thus a true predecessor to the OneVoice Movement, in highlighting the imperative of action and determination from mainstream citizenry.