THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 04-30-09)

What a despondent group of disparate bar quotes we have for this sagacious POET’S DAY!
Enjoy!!

Patrick The Poet

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 04-30-09)

The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
–William James

I will prepare myself and some day my chance will come.
–Abraham Lincoln

Perpetual peace is a futile dream.
–General George S. Patton, Jr.

We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice – that is, until we have stopped saying ‘It got lost,’ and say, ‘I lost it.’

–Sydney J. Harris, journalist (1917-1986)

Stay drunk on writing so reality doesn’t destroy you.
–Ray Bradbury

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
–Lucille Ball

Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
–Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Character is what emerges from all the little things you were too busy to do yesterday, but did anyway.
–Mignon McLaughlin

Brick walls are there for a reason. They give us a chance to show how badly we want something.
–Randy Pausch (The Last Lecture)

The time to begin writing an article is when you have finished it to your satisfaction.  By that time you begin to clearly and logically perceive what it is you really want to say.
–Mark Twain

In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience.
–W.B. Prescott

Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin.
–John von Neumann (1903-1957)

The mistakes are all waiting to be made.
–chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower (1887-1956) on the game’s opening position

It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
–Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)

Grove giveth and Gates taketh away.
–Bob Metcalfe (inventor of Ethernet) on the trend of hardware speedups not being able to keep up with software demands

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
–Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

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