Tag: random odd thoughts

Turn the Beat Around

A bit of worldly wisdom has been floating around my head of late. “Small minds talk about people. Mediocre minds talk about events. Great minds talk about ideas.” It’s basically a proverb against gossip and pointless debate, and it’s good so far as it goes. It’s occurred to me, though, that too much emphasis is …

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Dykstra Who?

A few days ago, my random quote was “Everybody is somebody else’s weirdo”, attributed to Dykstra. One of my readers, the blogmaster over at “the smedley log“, asked if this might be one in the same with Lenny Dykstra, retired baseball player and ersatz philosopher. I honestly have no idea. I tried Googling the quote, …

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