Aphorisms: Ethan Goffman

Ethan Goffman
If you live long enough, you’ll eventually make every stupid mistake possible.  You’ll learn from the mistakes, but in time you’ll grow complacent and forget what you’ve learned.

Negative 272 degrees Fahrenheit is the coldest it is physically possible to be. On a negative 271 degree day, the optimist says “It could be worse”! 

It is better to say something a little stupid some of the time than to remain silent.

An unfortunate side effect of getting a job that one has greatly desired is that you are now expected to work hard.

We need one eye on the future, one eye on the past, and one eye on the present.  Unfortunately, most of us only have two eyes and so we wander through life in a state of confusion.

Every sentence I say is poetry. It’s just that most of it is really, really bad poetry.

4 comments :

  1. Ethan I totally enjoyed all of your Aphorisms and if I had to pick my favorite, I would choose #5. And suddenly as I am writing this to you I’m thinking that various other cultures do have symbolic concepts for “the third eye”! Je

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  2. Ethan I totally enjoyed all of your Aphorisms and if I had to pick my favorite, I would choose #5. And suddenly as I am writing this to you I’m thinking that various other cultures do have symbolic concepts for “the third eye”! Je

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  3. Ethan I totally enjoyed all of your Aphorisms and if I had to pick my favorite, I would choose #5. And suddenly as I am writing this to you I’m thinking that various other cultures do have symbolic concepts for “the third eye”! Je

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  4. Ethan I totally enjoyed all of your Aphorisms and if I had to pick my favorite, I would choose #5. And suddenly as I am writing this to you I’m thinking that various other cultures do have symbolic concepts for “the third eye”! Je

    ReplyDelete

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