Leslie Miklosy

Leslie Miklosy is the author of three books of original quotations and essays: WHICH IS MORE ROUND, THE WORLD OR YOUR TUMMY: OFFBEAT REFLECTIONS ON SERIOUS LIVING (2005); MY THOUGHTS PREFER SIDE STREETS: COLLECTED ESSAYS AND OTHER REFLECTIONS (2011); and his latest, THINKERER ("A thinker who tinkers with words and ideas"; March 2015). Leslie has been a publications assistant, office administrator, bookstore manager, hotel desk clerk, census worker, and substitute teacher. He enjoys word play and the vain pursuit of answers to life's larger questions.

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A dead end is the only way out of where you shouldn't be going.Rate it:
Ambition's true reward can only be gotten without ambition's trade.Rate it:
Any movement toward solution gathers energy; any movement away from solution depletes energy. Act accordingly.Rate it:
Are you old enough to be young again?Rate it:
Be different differently.Rate it:
Be soft, be kind, be warm – you’ll be happy.Rate it:
Convert limitations into limits; limits into boundaries; boundaries into borders; and borders into passageways.Rate it:
Do not reduce me to an understanding. I am more than that.Rate it:
Don't ever let one moment take anything away from another.Rate it:
Even evils are transitory. So where to battle?Rate it:
Even when ignored or denied, truth is the ultimate reference point.Rate it:
Every day has its own cereal box prize.Rate it:
Everything leads somewhere and therefore can lead you out of anywhere.Rate it:
Exercise effortlessness. Rate it:
Follow the siren's call, and you'll probably end up in the hospital.Rate it:
God is not constrained by the limits of our understanding.Rate it:
Humans are so foolish--we measure ourselves by our residue.Rate it:
I never met a plausible excuse I didn't like.Rate it:
If someone wants to give you something, you shouldn't take that away from them.Rate it:
If you can’t do your best, don’t. Do even better.Rate it:
If you pretend to be you, you will inevitably be unmasked.Rate it:
Mediocrity wants to be your friend. Be unfriendly.Rate it:
Moments are like gas, they pass.Rate it:
Past all the silliness of youth -- with its insecurities, cheap thrills, and ill-fitting identities -- lies the snug comfort of age.Rate it:
Sapped of strength, I discover a self that doesn't rely on strength.Rate it:
Saying "no" to yourself can be a way of saying "yes" to yourself.Rate it:
Some people are too good at trying too hard to be too happy.Rate it:
The edges of my world are sharp, and they cut.Rate it:
The key to success in any endeavor: 1) Recognize that life consists of patterns 2) Figure out what those patterns are 3) Work those patterns to your advantageRate it:
The unbalanced are more at home with life's twists and turns.Rate it:
They say weight training is good for you and helps you be healthier. Not hard to do, given the older I get, the more years I carry.Rate it:
Too many realizers, not enough realizing.Rate it:
Truth has nutritional value.Rate it:
We are concentrates, charged with the task in life of avoiding dilution.Rate it:
When you're empty, go with empty.Rate it:
Who has not gotten lost, sometime or other, in their own subtleties?Rate it:
Whose importance is most important?Rate it:
Will today be a round in a boxing match, or a walk in the park?Rate it:
Will you treat people who make you miserable as prison guards, or travel agents?Rate it:

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