Here are some of the quotations that Al selected from the world’s collection of adages as his personal favorites, many of which he memorized, and would come up with in conversation. Wisdom admired by a person admired as wise is a recommendation for us in all ages of humanity.

Peppering his own insights and observations with these pearls made conversations with Al very stimulating and rewarding. We have taken the responsibility of “clustering” or “grouping” them post-mortem so that any one viewing is small and manageable in number as follows.