Words Of Wisdom

By Del Meyer on 10/25/2017 6:16 AM

“In Luther’s household the day began at sunrise, and the principal meal of the day was eaten about ten o’clock in the morning. About five o’clock in the afternoon supper was served, and this meal was often shared by exiled clergymen, escaped nuns, government officials, visitors from abroad, and colleagues of Luther in the university […]

By Del Meyer on 10/25/2017 4:42 AM

The more you learn, the more you earn, as Warren Buffett famously says. Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back. —Harvey MacKay Blessed are the young, for they […]

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2017 6:54 AM

Government is in an endless pursuit of new ways to tax. It’s tough enough to pay taxes but making out the income tax forms seems to make it worse. They use to say that the only thing the government didn’t tax was taxes. Then President Johnson invented the surtax. . . , the power to […]

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2017 5:55 AM

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot changed their minds cannot change anything. ~ George Bernard Shaw “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ~ Buckminster Fuller “It may be hard for an egg to turn into a […]

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2017 3:55 AM

A wise skepticism is the first attribute of a good critic. –James Russell Lowell, 1970 If you can’t stand the heat you better get out of the kitchen. –President Harry S. Truman, in speech Dec 17, 1932 If you say you can or if you say you can’t, either way you’re right. –Henry Ford Those […]

By Del Meyer on 05/22/2017 11:36 AM

The capital city of the United States; “a city of Southern efficiency and Northern Charm” –John F Kennedy. Washington is no place to a civilized man to spend the summer.  –President James Buchanan. There are a number of things wrong with Washington. One of them is that everyone has been too long away from home. […]

By Del Meyer on 03/06/2017 12:06 PM

“The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.” —William Osler, physician The trained nurse has become one of the great blessing of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest, and not inferior to either in her mission. —William Osler, physician Jaundice is the disease that […]

By Del Meyer on 09/22/2016 11:36 AM

Science is the ascertainment of facts and the refusal to regard facts as permanent. To err is human; to try to prevent recurrence of error is science. Science is forever rewriting itself. Every science thinks it is the science. Feedback . . . Subscribe MedicalTuesday . . . Subscribe HealthPlanUSA . . .

By Del Meyer on 07/22/2016 11:37 AM

It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is after all, a specialized discipline and one     that most people consider to be a “dismal science.” But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance.              —Murray Rothbard                 Economic […]

By Del Meyer on 04/29/2016 11:37 AM

He was a brave young soldier, a brilliant journalist, an extraordinary politician and statesman, a great war leader and British Prime Minister “How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy. The […]