There are days when wisdom consists of pointing out the elephant and the giraffe to people who are standing in a zoo.~ You should never worry about whether something you have done persuades evil people to commit evil acts. Those people are quite creative at inventing reasons on their own.~ I would be impressed by a college that gives credits for blue collar labor. ~ To repeat myself: If you want to learn about people, read Dickens, Shakespeare, and Tolstoy. ~ All of us want to be mysterious but we also hope that our wishes will be anticipated. ~ Some of our proudest moments in life were among our toughest. ~ It is rare to hear a thoroughly honest confession of a bad decision. ~ Don't let the desire for a happy ending prevent you from fulfilling your responsibilities. ~ If the government ran a Witness Protection Program where noncriminals would pay for a new identity, that could be a real money-maker. ~ History is now and you are on the stage. - Begin each day with a desire to help at least one person. Sounds hokey perhaps, but people have done it for you. ~ Soap and sleep are two of our greatest pleasures. ~ Make a point of watching the night sky every day. You will reap benefits.