THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – ( from 12-19-08)

Some great ones here.  As always!
 
Patrick The Poet
 
 
THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – ( from 12-19-08)
 

“Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.”
– H. G. Wells (1866-1946)
 
“Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.”
– Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)
 
“Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.”
– Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower (1887-1956)
 
“Don’t be so humble – you are not that great.”
– Golda Meir (1898-1978) to a visiting diplomat
 
“His ignorance is encyclopedic”
– Abba Eban (1915-2002)
 
“If a man does his best, what else is there?”
– General George S. Patton (1885-1945) 
 
“Political correctness is tyranny with manners.”
– Charlton Heston (1924-2008)
 
“You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.”
– Ayn Rand (1905-1982)
 
“When one person suffers from a delusion it is called insanity; when many people suffer from a delusion it is called religion.”
– Robert Pirsig (1948-)
 
“I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.”
– A. J. Liebling (1904-1963)
 
“People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.”
– Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855)
 
“Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.”
– Saint Augustine (354-430)
 
“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.”
– Galileo Galilei
“The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.”
– Emile Zola (1840-1902)  
 
“The full use of your powers along lines of excellence.”
– definition of “happiness” by John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)
 
“I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.”
– e e cummings (1894-1962)
 
“Give me a museum and I’ll fill it.”
– Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)  
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