everything forward

everything forward

ever had the feeling that you get more forwarded emails than you can handle? i do, thus this site. please don't get the idea that i am claiming ownership to all things posted here. i don't. i just want somewhere to store quotes, poems and inspiring, even funny articles i receive everyday via email. that's all there is to it.

Monday, November 07, 2005

Charles Schultz Philosophy

The following is the philosophy of Charles Schultz,
the creator of the "Peanuts" comic strip. You don't
have to actually answer the questions. Just read the
e-mail straight through, and you'll get the point.

1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world.

2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.

3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America.

4. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer

5. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winner for
best actor and actress.

6. Name the last decade's worth of World Series

How did you do?

The point is, none of us remember the headliners of
yesterday. These are no second-rate achievers. They
are the best in their fields. But the applause dies.
Awards tarnish. Achievements are forgotten. Accolades
and certificates are buried with their owners.

Here's another quiz. See how you do on this one:

1. List a few teachers who aided your journey through

2. Name three friends who have helped you through a
difficult time.

3. Name five people who have taught you something

4. Think of a few people who have made you feel
appreciated and special.

5. Think of five people you enjoy spending time with.


The lesson: The people who make a difference in your
life are not the ones with the most credentials, the
most money, or the most awards. They are the ones that


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