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Wisdom & Humor

Every now and then I run across something that offers a new angle on an old thought.  Other times something just makes me grin or laugh out loud.   Sometimes I remember to write them down. 
Here are some I remembered.

  • A woodturner is often measured, not by what they can do when everything goes right, but how they recover when everything goes wrong.  - Rick

  • A nice bowl is just the tip of a woodturning ice berg... an achievement resting on a lot of knowledge, skills, practice, and lessons learned. - Rick

  • Neverr put off 'til tomorrow what you can do today, because if you do it today and like it, you can do it again tomorrow.

  • Always try to make the inside smaller than the outside. - Friends at Apple Ridge Woodturners

  • I think anyone who is self-taught actually has just had a lot of nontraditional teachers. - Rick

  • If you work for NASA in orbital mathematics, a Celtic knot moebius design is a no-brainer. - Rick

  • Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. -Ann Landers

  • Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should. - Unknown

  • If you think you might be doing something stupid, you probably are doing something stupid. - Unknown

  • Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance. - Unknown

  • The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue. - Anonymous

  • The older I get the less important it is to do something that strokes my ego and the more important it is to help others become the best they can. - Rick

  • Each time I mount a piece of wood on the lathe a new treasure hunt begins. - Rick

  • Once woodturning becomes a passion plan on spending the rest of your life perfecting your craft.
    Once woodturning becomes a passion plan on spending the rest of your life perfecting your craft.

  • The Paradox of Our Age

  • Sandra's Journey

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