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All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. – William Shakespeare What does that mean? This verse continues by detailing our places on the stage, as we grow and as we age. While it breaks things into seven steps (dare I say stages?), that is an arbitrary measure. To me, […]

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All the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely players.

All the world’s a stage & all the men and women merely players. – William Shakespeare What does that mean? This is one of the more famous quotes of the Bard. It is said by Jaques: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances, […]

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Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues.

Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues. – Ida Cox What does that mean? This is a line from one of her blues songs, of the same title. A slightly longer chunk of lyrics are included at the end of the post. It’s a song from the 1920’s, and is about the difference between the ‘nice girls’ […]

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Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play. – Mike Singletary What does that mean? Isn’t that what you want to do? Do you want to spend your life just watching it go by, or do you want to get in there and play? While the quote is by […]

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It’s not the hours you put in your work that counts, it’s the work you put in the hours.

It’s not the hours you put in your work that counts, it’s the work you put in the hours. – Sam Ewing What does that mean? How many of you have seen people who were present at their jobs (they were putting in the hours), but who weren’t really getting all that much done (but were […]

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You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. – Plato What does that mean? I don’t know about you, but I don’t rush into friendships.  I tend to be guarded in my speech, cautious around topics that are controversial, and fairly mellow in public company.  […]

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