No 09 2-28-19 ” Strong men believe in cause and effect
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No 09 2-28-19 ” Strong men believe in cause and effect

“Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances — it was somebody’s name, or he happened to be there at the time, or it was so then, and another day would have been otherwise. Strong men believe in cause and effect.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) American Poet and Essayist Have I had luck...

No 04 1-25-19 “Be committed to excellence and to victory.”
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No 04 1-25-19 “Be committed to excellence and to victory.”

N “Each of us, if we would grow, must be committed to excellence and to victory, even though we know complete victory cannot be obtained, it must be pursued with all one’s might. The championships, the money, the color; all of these things linger only in the memory. It is the spirit, the will to...

No 45 11-8-18 “Make Your Own Circumstances” by David Woodbury
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No 45 11-8-18 “Make Your Own Circumstances” by David Woodbury

“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” – George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950) Irish Playwright When you meet...

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No 15 4-13-18 “We Must Do the Thing We Think We Cannot Do”

No 15 4-13-18 “We Must Do the Thing We Think We Cannot Do”   These are two of my favorite quotes in life, both from Eleanor Roosevelt   “You must do the things you think you cannot do.”  and “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” -both by Eleanor...

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No 35 9-1-56 The Formula for Success

  No 35 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, September 1, 1956 The Formula for Success “I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through – then follow through.” – Eddie Rickenbacker (1890 – 1973) American Aviator and Business Executive How true is this quote! The art of thinking things...

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Make Your Own Circumstances 11-4-16

No 45 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 4, 2016 Make Your Own Circumstances “People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and,...

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Go Straight to Your Goal! 9-23-16

No 39 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, September 23, 2016 Go Straight to your Goal! “It is the man who goes straight to his goal, obstacle or no obstacle, that commands our respect, gets our confidence, and gets to the front. He is the man who is sought in an emergency,...

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Whatever you do, do it well. 7-28-16

No 31 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July 29, 2016 Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them how well...

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Freedom; Justice; Honor; Duty; Mercy; Hope 7-22-16

No 30 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July 22, 2016 “All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.”- Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British Politician I found out that I’m a bit old fashioned. I arrive at the Arthur...

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With conscience as our guide! 5-27-16

No 22 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, May 27, 2016 “The only guide to man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the...

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