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|#8803||Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools.|
-- George Chapman
|#8804||Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.|
-- Augustus Caesar
|#8805||Your Co-worker Could Be a Space Alien, Say Experts|
...Here's How You Can Tell
Many Americans work side by side with space aliens who look human -- but you
can spot these visitors by looking for certain tip-offs, say experts. They
listed 10 signs to watch for:
(3) Bizarre sense of humor. Space aliens who don't understand
earthly humor may laugh during a company training film or tell
jokes that no one understands, said Steiger.
(6) Misuses everyday items. "A space alien may use correction
fluid to paint its nails," said Steiger.
(8) Secretive about personal life-style and home. "An alien won't
discuss details or talk about what it does at night or on weekends."
(10) Displays a change of mood or physical reaction when near certain
high-tech hardware. "An alien may experience a mood change when
a microwave oven is turned on," said Steiger.
The experts pointed out that a co-worker would have to display most if not
all of these traits before you can positively identify him as a space alien.
-- National Enquirer, Michael Cassels, August, 1984.
[I thought everybody laughed at company training films. Ed.]
|#8806||Your conscience never stops you from doing anything. It just stops you|
from enjoying it.
|#8807||Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your|
acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.
-- Richard Bach, "Illusions"
|#8808||Youth -- not a time of life but a state of mind... a predominance of|
courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the love of ease.
-- Robert F. Kennedy
|#8809||Youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.|
-- Benjamin Disraeli, "Coningsby"
|#8810||Youth is a disease from which we all recover.|
-- Dorothy Fuldheim
|#8811|| Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind; it is a temper of|
the will, a quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions, a predominance
of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over love of ease.
Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years; people grow
old only by deserting their ideals. Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up
enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Worry, doubt, self-distrust, fear, and despair
-- these are the long, long years that bow the head and turn the growing spirit
back to dust.
Whether seventy or sixteen, there is in every being's heart the love
of wonder, the sweet amazement at the stars and the starlike things and
thoughts, the undaunted challenge of events, the unfailing childlike appetite
for what next, and the joy and the game of life.
You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your
self-confidence, as old as your fear, as young as your hope, as old as your
So long as your heart receives messages of beauty, cheer, courage,
grandeur and power from the earth, from man, and from the Infinite, so long
you are young.
-- Samuel Ullman
|#8812||If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save|
you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not
bring forth will destroy you.
-- Jesus, "Gnostic Gospels" (Elaine Pagel)
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