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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 Letters are like deposits in a secret bank that can be withdrawn when they are needed.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.
    — Lois Wyse
    Power, like fear, had a taste. But power tasted better.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: fear  power 
     
    Power never takes two weeks off. Power takes long weekends.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: power 
     
    Nothing is more stylish than power.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: power 
     
    For all of us, whether we walk old paths or blaze new trails, friends remain important.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: friends  path 
     
    Power always works from the corner office.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: work  power 
     
    The only people in the world who can change things are those who can sell ideas.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: people  world  ideas  sell 
     
    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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: children  pleasure  child 
     
    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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: education 
     
    So, if you have a grandma, thank the good Lord above, and give your grandmamma hugs and kisses, for grandmothers are to love.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: kiss 
     
    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.
    — 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 ...
    — 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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: women  reality  young  age 
     
    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.
    — 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.
    — 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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: friends 
     
    Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: men  women  weakness  strength 
     
    All friends are not for life, but if you have a true friend, you have a life.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: friends  true 
     
    We are the generation that came of age in an ageless society.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: society  age 
     
    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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: children  true  child  mother 
     
    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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: future  past  world  friends  key 
     
    Don't worry whether or not I am now happy. Today is only chapter one, we have yet to write a book.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: worries  book  write 
     
    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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: time  write 
     
    Carelessness with details sinks more careers than anyone will admit.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: career 
     
    Love is a great glue, but there is no cement like mutual hate.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: hate 
     
    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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: children  child  winning 
     
    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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: night  year 
     
    Fear is born in uncertainty and nourished by pessimism.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: fear 
     
    Repeat nothing - absolutely nothing - that is told you in confidence. There is no such thing as telling just one person.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: people  confidence 
     
    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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: people 
     
    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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: advice 
     
    Men are taught to apologise for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: men  women  weakness  strength 
     
    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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: chance  true  dreams  childhood 
     
    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.
    — Lois Wyse
    tags: children  time  sleep  child  mother 
     
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    lois wyse
    Birth    : October 30, 1926
    Death  : July 6, 2007
    Occupation  : Author

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