Category Archives: The Flint Journal


The strongest human instinct is to impart information; the second strongest is to resist it. Kenneth Grahame, excerpted from Phillip Alder’s bridge column, “The Flint Journal”, 9/20/2008, pg. D5

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Character and Reputation

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. John R. Wooden, quoted by columnist, Kelly Flynn, “The Flint Journal”, 10/02/2005, pg. … Continue reading

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Be Intimate With Few

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few. And let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. George Washington, quoted by Andy Heller in “The Flint Journal”, 6/23/2005, pg. D1

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Future Potential

Your present position is not an indication of your future potential. Rachel Cotton, quoted from “The Flint Journal”, 5/28/2005, Section E, pg. 1

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The Hero and The Coward

The hero and the coward both feel the same thing, but the hero uses his fear, projects it onto his opponent, while the coward runs. It’s the same thing – fear – but it’s what you do with it that … Continue reading

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