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Ten Quotes From Dad

December 23, 2014

My Dad was one of the smartest people I knew. He’s been gone about five years. Sometimes I wish I could ask his advice one more time. He was known for many sayings, these are just a few.

COURAGE
“Act brave. They can’t see how you feel inside.”

DISAGREEMENTS
“If your opponent feels like a loser, there is no winner.”

GENEROUSITY
“Never loan anything you aren’t willing to give away. When you loan something, imagine it’s never going to be given back. Then, if it isn’t you won’t be disappointed, and if it is you’ll be pleasantly surprised.”

KIDS
“Forgive your parents. They did the best they could at the time.”

MAKING STUPID DECISIONS
“If you’re going to be a sucker, be a quiet sucker.”

MARRIAGE
“Married men don’t get to hang out with the boys.”

OPPORTUNITY
“You can have anything you want, but you can’t have everything you want.”

RELATIONSHIPS
“Only compare all of you to all of them – not just one trait.”

RESPONSIBILITY
“If you have the ability to take advantage of someone else, you have the responsibility not to.”

HIS FINAL WORDS
“I’m a handsome devil.”

Rodney M Bliss is an author, columnist and IT Consultant. His blog updates every weekday at 7:00 AM Mountain Time. He lives in Pleasant Grove, UT with his lovely wife, thirteen children and one grandchild.

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