I'm really, really lucky. I was given my dad's good genes.
I have argued for years that we do not have a health care system in America. We have a disease-management system - one that depends on ruinously expensive drugs and surgeries that treat health conditions after they manifest rather than giving our citizens simple diet, lifestyle and therapeutic tools to keep them healthy.
Criticism is often not a science; it is a craft, requiring more good health than wit, more hard work than talent, more habit than native genius. In the hands of a man who has read widely but lacks judgment, applied to certain subjects it can corrupt both its readers and the writer himself.
Clearly, some time ago makers and consumers of American junk food passed jointly through some kind of sensibility barrier in the endless quest for new taste sensations. Now they are a little like those desperate junkies who have tried every known drug and are finally reduced to mainlining toilet bowl cleanser in an effort to get still higher.
He profits most who serves best.Sheldon had attended the 1910 convention in Chicago, and had spoken a similar phrase to the assembled delegates, He profits most who serves his fellows best. When the reading of the Business Methods report was finished, Pinkham jumped to his feet and said, Here is a positive affirmation packaged in six words. Those words should be put into Rotary's platform. The conventioneers agreed with a thunderous round of applause and a standing ovation. The Rotary Platform passed by acclamation on a voice vote. http://www.rotaryhistoryfellowship.org/leaders/sheldon/platform.htm