Here’s a great bunch of sagacious quotes to start this week off right!
Patrick The Poet
THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 06-17-10)
Ignorance is like the itch — the less you have of it the better off you are.
He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities.
Fortune is like glass–the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.
We have wasted our spirit in the regions of the abstract and general just as the monks let it wither in the world of prayer and contemplation.
This miserable state is borne by the wretched souls of those who lived without disgrace and without praise.
The more wild and incredible your desire, the more willing and prompt God is in fulfilling it, if you will have it so.
The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.
–Sir Winston Churchill
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
–William Shakespeare [Merchant Of Venice]
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used.
–Oliver Wendell Holmes
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.
–Erica Jong (How to Save Your Own Life)
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.
–George Bernard Shaw
A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors.
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
–M. F. K. Fisher