Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 17, 2020
Aug. 13, 2020 (UPI) -- A 95-year-old California man known to neighbors as "Bicycle Bob" was treated to a celebration after he logged his 100,000th mile of cycling… he took up cycling when he retired in the 1990s and has been logging his miles ever since.
Mettauer logged his 100,000th
WHO AM I?
The German philosopher, Immanuel Kant, used to love to take long walks of a summer evening, meditating and thinking. On one occasion he was seated in a park when a suspicious policeman noticed that he had been there for several hours. The policeman came up to him and said, "What are
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 18, 2009
NO STATUES TO CRITICS
A young musician’s concert was poorly received by the critics. The famous Finnish composer Jean Sibelius consoled him by patting him on the shoulder and saying, "Remember, son, there is no city in the world where they have a statue to a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"The world of books is the most remarkable creation of man; nothing else that builds ever lasts. Monuments fall, nations perish, civilizations grow old and die out. After an era of darkness, new races build others; in the world of books are volumes that live on; still as young and
a. The brilliant scientist Sir Isaac Newton said that he could take his telescope and look millions and millions of miles into space. Then he added, “But when I lay it aside, go into my room, shut the door, and get down on my knees in earnest prayer, I see more of