THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 07-31-09)

A LITTLE ASSIt’s not the end of the month, and I can only hope these adages are worthy of it being the middle of the month!

Patrick The Poet

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 07-31-09)

Our firmest convictions are apt to be the most suspect, they mark our limitations and our bounds. Life is a petty thing unless it is moved by the indomitable urge to extend its boundaries.
–José Ortega y Gasset

And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him.
– Revelation 6:8

Attention to health is life’s greatest hindrance.
–Plato (427-347 B.C.)

Plato was a bore.
–Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal.
–Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)

I’m not going to get into the ring with Tolstoy.
–Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)

Hemingway was a jerk.
–Harold Robbins

Men are not disturbed by things, but the view they take of things.
–Epictetus (55-135 A.D.)

Not only is there no God, but try finding a plumber on Sunday.
–Woody Allen (1935-)

Nothing is wrong with California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn’t cure.
–Ross MacDonald (1915-1983)

Men have become the tools of their tools.
–Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
–Mark Twain (1835-1910)

It is now possible for a flight attendant to get a pilot pregnant.
–Richard J. Ferris, president of United Airlines

I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.
–Woody Allen (1935-)

Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
–Abba Eban (1915-2002)


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