To begin, Ferris Bueller said that John Lennon said "I don't believe in isms, I only believe in me." Ferris then said "After all, he was the walrus. I could be the walrus but I'd still have to bum rides off of people."
Valtoolism #1 - The glass is neither half empty nor is it half full. It IS, however, twice as big as it needs to be to accomplish its task.
Valtoolism #2 - If at first you don't succeed, punt.
Valtoolism #3 - There is absolutely no point in making your bed in the morning if you are simply going to sleep in it and mess it up again later that night.