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No 49 12-7-18 “Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.”

No 49 12-7-18 “Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.”

“Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren(1934- ) Italian Actress Watching the World Ballroom and Latin Championship Finals is just like watching...

No 48 11-30-18 “How to Help Luck!”

No 48 11-30-18 “How to Help Luck!”

“What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient, but restless mind, of sacrificing one’s ease or vanity, of uniting a love of detail to...

No 47 11-23-18 “Man lives by faith, hope and love!”

No 47 11-23-18 “Man lives by faith, hope and love!”

“Man does not live by a turkey in every oven or a color TV set in every home. Man lives by faith and hope and love, by the star on...

No 46 11-16-18 “A goal is a dream that has an ending

No 46 11-16-18 “A goal is a dream that has an ending

“A goal is a dream that has an ending.” – Duke (Edward Kennedy) Ellington (1899 – 1974) American Composer Bandleader and Pianist For so many years I have read books about...

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

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...

No 44 11-2-18 “Thought is the Blossom, Language is the Bud, Action is the Fruit”

No 44 11-2-18 “Thought is the Blossom, Language is the Bud, Action is the Fruit”

  “Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) American Poet and Essayist Being an active member of the Santa Monica...

No 41 10-12-18 “In What Direction Are We Moving?”

No 41 10-12-18 “In What Direction Are We Moving?”

“I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must...

No 40 9-28-18 “Dancing Will Change Your Life”

No 40 9-28-18 “Dancing Will Change Your Life”

  Our Mission Statement at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: Dancing Will Change Your Life!” David Woodbury  (1956) Arthur Murray Dance Professional In 1975, a friend invited me to a...

No 38 9-21-18 “We will never give up”

No 38 9-21-18 “We will never give up”

“There is a sense of exhilaration that comes from facing head-on the hard truths and saying, “We will never give up. We will never capitulate. It might take a long...

No 38 9-14-18 “Obscure Heroes”

No 38 9-14-18 “Obscure Heroes”

“Man’s greatest actions are performed in minor struggles. Life, misfortune, isolation, abandonment and poverty are battlefields which have their heroes – obscure heroes who are at times greater than illustrious...

No 36 9-7-18 “To Discover Ability in Others”

No 36 9-7-18 “To Discover Ability in Others”

“It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.” – Elbert Hubbard (1856 – 1915) American writer, publisher, artist, and...

No 35 8-31-18 “Go out and do something kind for somebody”

No 35 8-31-18 “Go out and do something kind for somebody”

“When you find yourself overpowered, as it were, by melancholy, the best way is to go out and do something kind for somebody.” – John Keble (1792 – 1866) English Clergyman...