The opposite of fear,” Dienekes said, “is love.

Steven Pressfield, Gates of Fire

Pain now is better than pain deferred. Do the hardest job first.

Man was made to do more than consume: create.

Man was made to do more than consume: create.

Things are never so bad they can’t be made worse.
-Humphrey Bogart.

Things are never so bad they can’t be made worse.

-Humphrey Bogart.

Never pass up an opportunity to keep your mouth shut.

Dan Burnett

Know the game you’re playing.

Even a novice can beat a professional poker player.  But the better player will always win at chess.  Know how to recognize the two.

Take your damn hat off indoors.

Know which end of a power tool NOT to look into.

My boss, Rod.

Know the folks at your hardware store by name.