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    ... letters freeze time for us, eternalizing shared experiences so we can go back and draw strength from them. Letters are like deposits in a secret bank that can be withdrawn when they are needed. And as we look back in love, we appreciate anew the thought and time that was taken to express those feelings.
    tags: time secret thoughts experience strength appreciate
    — Lois Wyse
    Power, like fear, had a taste. But power tasted better.
    tags: fear power
    — Lois Wyse
    Power never takes two weeks off. Power takes long weekends.
    tags: power
    — Lois Wyse
    Nothing is more stylish than power.
    tags: power
    — Lois Wyse
    For all of us, whether we walk old paths or blaze new trails, friends remain important.
    tags: friends path
    — Lois Wyse
    Power always works from the corner office.
    tags: work power
    — Lois Wyse
    The only people in the world who can change things are those who can sell ideas.
    tags: people world ideas sell
    — Lois Wyse
    Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.
    — Lois Wyse
    Don't get so involved in the duties of your life and your children that you forget the pleasure. Remember why you had children.
    tags: children pleasure child
    — Lois Wyse
    It was only long after the ceremony that we learned why we got married in the first place.
    — Lois Wyse
    Grandmothers are to life what the Ph.D. is to education. There is nothing you can feel, taste, expect, predict, or want that the grandmothers in your family do not know about in detail.
    tags: education
    — Lois Wyse
    So, if you have a grandma, thank the good Lord above, and give your grandmamma hugs and kisses, for grandmothers are to love.
    tags: kiss
    — Lois Wyse
    Didn't we, like our grandchildren, begin with a childhood we thought would never end? Now, all of a sudden, I'm older than my parents were when I thought they were old.
    tags: thoughts parent childhood
    — Lois Wyse
    there is no noise louder than a silent phone.
    — Lois Wyse
    A letter is never ill-timed; it never interrupts. Instead it waits for us to find the opportune minute, the quiet moment to savor the message. There is an element of timelessness about letter writing ...
    tags: moment writing interrupt
    — Lois Wyse
    Age becomes reality when you hear someone refer to that attractive young woman standing next to the woman in the green dress, and you find that you're the one in the green dress.
    tags: women reality young age
    — Lois Wyse
    The single and most dangerous word to be spoken in business is no. The second most dangerous word is yes. It is possible to avoid saying either.
    tags: saying business dangerous
    — Lois Wyse
    I thought about all of us women and how we spend half our lives rebelling against our mothers and the next half rebelling against our daughters.
    tags: women live thoughts mother daughter
    — Lois Wyse
    If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first.
    — Lois Wyse
    Did I choose you? Did you choose me? And what difference does it make? All that really matters, friend, is that we chose together.
    tags: friends
    — Lois Wyse
    Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.
    tags: men women weakness strength
    — Lois Wyse
    All friends are not for life, but if you have a true friend, you have a life.
    tags: friends true
    — Lois Wyse
    We are the generation that came of age in an ageless society.
    tags: society age
    — Lois Wyse
    A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.
    tags: children true child mother
    — Lois Wyse
    A good friend is a connection to life - a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.
    tags: future past world friends key
    — Lois Wyse
    Don't worry whether or not I am now happy. Today is only chapter one, we have yet to write a book.
    tags: worries book write
    — Lois Wyse
    Letters remind us that when we write we can bring back the best of times, even make time stand still, if only for a few minutes.
    tags: time write
    — Lois Wyse
    Carelessness with details sinks more careers than anyone will admit.
    tags: career
    — Lois Wyse
    Love is a great glue, but there is no cement like mutual hate.
    tags: hate
    — Lois Wyse
    A child who has a grandparent has a softened view of life, the feeling that there is more to life than what we see, more than getting and gaining, winning and losing.
    tags: children child winning
    — Lois Wyse
    I have a theory that since everyone is always dieting, no one at a convention dinner ever eats the potatoes. Therefore, they go back to the kitchen uneaten. And the next night they reappear at another convention. Therefore, one should never eat the potatoes. Who knows? They may be six or seven years old.
    tags: night year
    — Lois Wyse
    Fear is born in uncertainty and nourished by pessimism.
    tags: fear
    — Lois Wyse
    Repeat nothing - absolutely nothing - that is told you in confidence. There is no such thing as telling just one person.
    tags: people confidence
    — Lois Wyse
    If you can't add to the discussion, don't subtract by talking.
    — Lois Wyse
    Always hire people who are better than you. Hiring dummies is shortsighted. You can't move up the ladder until everyone is comfortable with your replacement.
    tags: people
    — Lois Wyse
    Briefcases, like CEOs, should never look new and unused.
    — Lois Wyse
    Don't ever take advice from anyone who starts a sentence with, 'You may not like me for this, but it's for your own good - ' It never is.
    tags: advice
    — Lois Wyse
    Men are taught to apologise for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.
    tags: men women weakness strength
    — Lois Wyse
    For most of us, dreams come true only after they do not matter, Only in childhood do we ever have the chance of making dreams come true when they mean everything.
    tags: chance true dreams childhood
    — Lois Wyse
    Your mother calls and says she hasn't seen you for a long time. The first year: You invite her for a week. You give her your room, and you both sleep on the lumpy studio couch. The fifth year: Your mother sleeps on the lumpy studio couch. The tenth year: You send the children to mother.
    tags: children time sleep child mother
    — Lois Wyse
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    lois wyse
    Birth    : October 30, 1926
    Death  : July 6, 2007
    Occupation  : Author

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