In Stratton’s Advice by Gary



In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.
Robert Frost (from this desk of Kimberly Sue Stratton, and how meaningful that has been)

We remember 90% of what we do, 75% of what we say, 50% of what we see, and 10% of what we hear.

Lost time is never found again.
John H. Aughey

The best way out of difficulty is usually through it.
Robert Frost

As you go through life you are going to have many opportunities to keep your mouth shut.  Take advantage of all of them.
James Dent

Average is as close to the bottom as to the top.

Efficiency is doing the thing right, effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Remember that time is money.
Ben Franklin

Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
Thomas A. Edison (one of my favorite sayings)

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first and the lesson afterwards.
Vernon Sanders Law

A man can fail may times but he isn’t a failure until he gives up.

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
Don Marquis

Always remember to live while you’re making a living.
William Hewitt  (Chairman: Deere and Co.)

If you can’t stand the heat, stay out’a the kitchen.
Harry S. Truman

Speed is fine but accuracy is final.
Bill Jordan (Fast draw pistol champion)

Failure is an event, not a person.

If there are no hills to climb, there is no progress.

Wisdom is the art of knowing what to overlook.
William James

Philosophy is common sense in a business suit.
Oliver S. Braston

The only people who never fail are those who never try.
Iiak Chase

Manage your minutes, and your hours will take care of themselves.
Day Timers

Business is like riding a bicycle—either you keep moving ahead or you fall down.

Courage is grace under pressure.
Ernest Hemingway