CRAIG CONLEY (Prof. Oddfellow) is recognized by Encarta as “America’s most creative and diligent scholar of letters, words and punctuation.” He has been called a “language fanatic” by Page Six gossip columnist Cindy Adams, a “cult hero” by Publisher’s Weekly, and “a true Renaissance man of the modern era, diving headfirst into comprehensive, open-minded study of realms obscured or merely obscure” by Clint Marsh. An eccentric scholar, Conley’s ideas are often decades ahead of their time. He invented the concept of the “virtual pet” in 1980, fifteen years before the debut of the popular “Tamagotchi” in Japan. His virtual pet, actually a rare flower, still thrives and has reached an incomprehensible size. Conley’s website is OneLetterWords.com.
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Always Remember

February 7, 2017 (permalink)

"Always remember that a basic psychological point of reference for people is 'What's in it for me?'" —The Managerial Leadership Bible
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"Always remember, Mouseketeers, that the most important things are the little deeds of kindness, the little words of love." —Judith Moffett, Two That Came True, 2015
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February 10, 2016 (permalink)

"Always remember that information that might seem trivial to an individual might be very interesting if collected en masse." —Peter Waher, Learning Internet of Things 2015
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"Always remember you are stronger than you think." —Judy Wong Dobberpuhl, Save Yourself & Save the Planet, 2015
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December 26, 2015 (permalink)

"And always remember to use safety glasses or goggles." —Mark Montano, The Big-Ass Book of Crafts 2


We, too, wear safety goggles around exotic puppets, because one simply never knows.  Photo courtesy of Lars Plougmann.

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December 14, 2015 (permalink)

"Always remember that the most difficult people are strivers."
—Gerard Klimt, Coping Up With Difficult People

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"Always remember someone else out there has a much harder life than you do and would give anything to be in your position." —Connor LaRocque, Life is Motivation, 2014

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November 23, 2015 (permalink)

"Always remember to ask your heart things." —Shannon Lynn, Tools for Life


Listen to your heart, courtesy of Ky.

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November 16, 2015 (permalink)

"Always remember to leave them with this ominous warning—if we spend extra time here, then we'll lose it here."
Holiday Mayhem: How Not to Kill Your Family During the Holidays

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October 13, 2015 (permalink)

"What is this love that must always remember, holding fast to dim touches of earliest grace?"
William Peter Blatty, I'll Tell Them I Remember You

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October 20, 2014 (permalink)

Always remember: nothing risqué, nothing gained.
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September 27, 2013 (permalink)

"You should always remember that society isn't always all that it's cracked up to be."
Patrick W. McDermott, The Memoirs of the Walrus (2010)

Tuamatuan Conception of the Cosmos, via John Curran.
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September 11, 2013 (permalink)

"Always remember that another person is not you, for that other person knows too well that you are different from him."
Marcus Garvey, Message to the People (1986)

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August 28, 2013 (permalink)


"Always remember that there are no rules."
The Practice of Clinical Neuropsychology
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August 25, 2013 (permalink)


Spotlight by RedHand.
"Always remember that the main attraction is you."
Steve Cone, Steal These Ideas! (2011)
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August 15, 2013 (permalink)

"Always remember that you are the director of your own mental movies."
Nancy Kalish, The Nice Girl's Guide to Sensational Sex (2003)

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July 20, 2013 (permalink)


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"You should always remember that nobody can own your soul. At most, they can only be allowed to repeatedly ram a bumper car into it until it finally stops working." —William Keckler
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July 14, 2013 (permalink)


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"No matter what the world or people tell you about yourself, always remember that you are a delicate yet hardy flower."
Iyanla Vanzant, Don't Give It Away! (1999)
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June 30, 2013 (permalink)

"Never forget that you learn to climb mountains by climbing."
Frank C. McClelland, Office Training and Standards (1919)

"Or by taking the stairs."
—Prof. Oddfellow

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June 29, 2013 (permalink)

"Always remember that all fires are the same size at the start."
A Manual of Fire Department Equipment and Practice

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