THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 04-03-09)

April is National Poetry Month. So enjoy the quotations here but don’t hesitate to let one of them inspire you into writing a poem of quotable words of your own for next month. It’s one of those things that can give great meaning to life. Really. 🙂

Patrick The Poet

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 04-03-09)

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
–Charles Darwin

A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
–Alexander Pope

The person who has not learned to be happy and content while completely alone for an hour a day, or a week has missed life’s greatest serenity.
–H. Clay Tate (Building a Better Home Town)

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what is read ours.
–John Locke

It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance.
–Murray N. Rothbard

There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.
–Frank Zappa

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
–Antoine de Saint Exupery

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.
–Isaac Asimov

If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.
–Carl Sagan (1934-1996)

It is much more comfortable to be mad and know it, than to be sane and have one’s doubts.
–G. B. Burgin

Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.
–Auric Goldfinger, in “Goldfinger” by Ian L. Fleming (1908-1964)

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
–Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
–Jimi Hendrix

A clever man commits no minor blunders.
–Goethe (1749-1832)

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they’re yours.
–Richard Bach


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