Tag Archive 'self-reliance'

Sep 15 2014

How’s Your Self-Reliance?

Published by Cathie under Main

“I am ashamed to think how easily we capitulate to badges and names, to large societies and dead institutions.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Yesterday I saw the third installment of Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand’s manifesto which was published in 1957. There were several reasons I went. A friend’s son played John Gault, and I am a [...]

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Jun 14 2012

You Must Walk the Path

Published by Cathie under Main

“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” Buddha Ah, here we go with that self-reliance stuff, but unfortunately it is the truth. The only person that can save you, is you. The only person that can make you happy, is you. The only [...]

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Feb 18 2012

Ambition and Persistence

Published by Cathie under Main

“Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.” Bill Bradley Yesterday I experienced a situation where this was illustrated. We had a meeting with a business that was going out. It was something our son had written a paper about in college, and at one time, this was his dream. [...]

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