I think I’ve discovered the secret of life – you just hang around until you get used to it.
On This Day
October 2, 1950 – “Peanuts,” the comic strip created by Charles M. Schulz, was published for the first time in seven newspapers.
Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.
June 1, 1954 – In the Peanuts comic strip, Linus’ security blanket made its debut.
If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.
Jan 3, 2000 – Charles M. Schulz’s final original daily comic strip appeared in newspapers.
Today is the birthday of American cartoonist Charles Monroe Schulz, that beloved “Peanuts” creator who would turn 91 years old if he were still alive today. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Schulz is remembered most fondly for the wholesome characters he created throughout his 50-year-long illustration career.
The following is the philosophy of Charles Schulz, the creator of the ‘Peanuts’ comic strip.
You don’t have to actually answer the questions. Just ponder on them.. 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 pageant.
4.. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.
5.. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress…
6.. Name the last decade’s worth of World Series winners.
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 school.
2.. Name three friends who have helped you through a difficult time.
3.. Name five people who have taught you something worthwhile.
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 people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials.. the most money… or the most awards. They simply are the ones who care the most!