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The “Colonel’s” VFV Motivational/Inspirational Quotes & Message of the Day!


Always work hard, but rmember to be nice to people that you come into contact with.
Today's Message is: "Be Nice Day!" Why Not?

The “Colonel’s” VFV Motivational/Inspirational Quotes & Message of the Day!


Good “Tuesday!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections. Welcome from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in Conroe, TX — 3 October 2023!

Today’s Message is: “Be Nice Day!” Why Not?

“Leaders can be fierce, strong, and very competitive. They can win and take no prisoners along the way, but they can still be nice to others. It’s a hard quality to carry to the top, but an important one to have in your leadership tool box.” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:

“Work hard and be nice to people.” — Unknown Author


More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:

“It is nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.” John Templeton


“Be nice to everyone, always smile and appreciate things because it could all be gone tomorrow.” — Ed Sheeran

“You seriously have no idea what people are dealing with in their personal life. So just be nice, it’s that simple.” — Unknown Author

“No matter what happens in life, be nice to people. Being nice to people is a peaceful way to love, and a beautiful legacy to leave behind.” — Unknown Author

“Be nice to strangers. Be nice even when it doesn’t matter.” — Sam Altman

“You’re never too important to be nice to people.” — Unknown Author

“Be honest, be nice, be a flower not a weed.” — Aaron Neville


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12 Comments


H Gene Lawrence
H Gene Lawrence
Oct 03, 2023



Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. While looking for an article relevant to today’s Motivational Quote, I was quite surprised as to what the article I have provided below had to say about Nice. Have a blessed day today and al ways.


Taken from:https://research.lifeway.com/2020/02/07/are-you-being-too-nice/#:~:text=Ephesians%20tells%20us%20that%20we,isn't%20weakness%20or%20niceness.


Are You Being Too Nice?

Insights| Personal Development | Feb 7, 2020

Nathan Dumlao photo | UnsplashBy Ryan Rice Of all the words in the English language, “nice,” serves as the catch-all word when we don’t know what to say about something or someone. I mean, who doesn’t want to be called nice? But what does it mean to be nice, is this even a compliment we should…

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gasman0617
gasman0617
Oct 03, 2023
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Besides Gene, it helps to know what to pray for. Besides, I miss your posts.

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gasman0617
gasman0617
Oct 03, 2023

Good Tuesday morning Colonel.






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I like the one if you can't be nice than be quiet.... perfect... they're all great today Robert. Have a great day and thank you...

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jackhokie68
jackhokie68
Oct 03, 2023

Since deep down I'm lazy, I discovered very early that It's much easier to be nice than mean. Guess I succeeded because I once had a First Sergeant tell me I had a very nice way of chewing people out!



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LOL - love that Jack... Perfect... Have a great day bother! Thank you!

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