THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 07-17-09)

Everyone please enjoy this week’s Bar Quotes and have a fabulous July 4th that’s right around the corner!


THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 07-17-09)

An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.
–Thomas Jefferson

If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.
–Toni Morrison

There is a time in every man’s education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only path left is to lean out of the edge and become interesting, noteworthy and yes, remarkable.
–Seth Godin

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
–William James, psychologist and philosopher

Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.
–Thomas Jones

You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.
–Al Capone (1899-1947)

The gods too are fond of a joke.
–Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)

Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
–Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

The difference between pornography and erotica is lighting.
–Gloria Leonard

It is time I stepped aside for a less experienced and less able man.
–Professor Scott Elledge on his retirement from Cornell

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.
–Robert Orben

The cynics are right nine times out of ten.
–Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956)

There are some experiences in life which should not be demanded twice from any man, and one of them is listening to the Brahms Requiem!
–George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)


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