What Being Happy Means

Being Happy

“Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.”  More...

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By David Gaines On Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
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African Proverbs of Love and Marriage

Collection of African proverbs about love and marriage, dedicated to my ladies, Nduku and Najwa… Love doesn’t rely on physical features. — Lesotho Proverb Where there is love there is no darkness. — More...

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By David Gaines On Thursday, June 2nd, 2011
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Cowboy Lovers Should Be Shunned at all Costs

I was only 8 years old when the following quote was first written, but already being a Washington Redskins fan meant I already hated the Dallas Cowboys… “There are three types of people in the civilized More...

By David Gaines On Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
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Are We Old Yet?

“There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later.”       — Mignon McLaughlin The More...

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By David Gaines On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009
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Do You Remember the Feeling of Being a Kid?

“If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”             — Carl More...

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By David Gaines On Wednesday, March 11th, 2009
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Perseverance! Perseverance! Perseverance!

I got tied up last week and forgot to post a “Quote of the Day.” But then I remembered, no one probably even notices anyway. There are much bigger issues at hand than a tardy blog posting. One of More...

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By David Gaines On Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
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What Is Any Life Without Pursuit of Dream?”

  I was going to pull one Vanilla Sky movie quote for the Quote of the Day [more like of the week], but the movie has so many great ones I decided to just mention a bunch of them. And yes, it is one of my More...

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By David Gaines On Wednesday, February 18th, 2009
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How Do You Invest Your Happiness?

“Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”         — Aristotle [shown in the picture with his homeboy Plato] What better way to say you are my More...

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By David Gaines On Wednesday, February 11th, 2009
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Our Economic Future Depends on Employment

“Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men.” The last president to serve during More...

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By David Gaines On Wednesday, February 4th, 2009
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“there are only so many notes…”

“I try not to repeat myself. It’s the hardest thing in the world to do — there are only so many notes one human being can master…”      — Prince Ok, coming More...