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Ponder Points

A Ponder Point is a significant, outstanding, or effective idea, argument or suggestion that needs to be weighed in the mind with thoroughness and care.

Monday, January 02, 2006

A Half Dozen Ponder Points On The New Year

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
~Bill Vaughn~

We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day.
~Edith Lovejoy Pierce~

For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.
~T.S. Eliot~

New Year's Day - Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.
~Mark Twain~

New Year's Day is every man's birthday.
~Charles Lamb~

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.
~Benjamin Franklin~

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