Lucy’s Quest For Wisdom

“In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.”

— Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball: Mistress of Comedy and Counter-Espionage

Lucille Ball (1911-1989) was not only one of the undisputed geniuses of comedy, starring in I Love Lucy, Life With Lucy, and more than 80 motion pictures, but she also played an unplanned and unscripted role in counter-espionage.

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Fairies Intervene to Keep Churchill Humble

“When Winston [Churchill] was born, lots of fairies swooped down on his cradle with gifts–imagination, eloquence, industry, ability–and then came a fairy who said ‘No one person has a right to so many gifts,’ picked him up and gave him such a shake and twist that with all these gifts he was denied judgment and…

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If Wisdom’s Ways You Wisely Seek…

In her book Little Town on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder records her mother giving some words of advice: “If Wisdom’s ways you wisely seek, five things observe with care. To whom you speak, of whom you speak, and how and when and where.”

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