THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 11-20-09)

It’s a great day to be alive! So it’s got to be a great day to read some profound words from some profound people. So go for it…and enjoy!

Patrick The Poet

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 11-20-09)

A pint of sweat saves a gallon of blood.
–General George S. Patton (1885-1945)

After I’m dead I’d rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
–Cato the Elder (234-149 BC, AKA Marcus Porcius Cato)

He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know.
–Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Don’t let it end like this. Tell them I said something.
–last words of Pancho Villa (1877-1923)

The right to swing my fist ends where the other man’s nose begins.
–Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841-1935)

The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
–Tom Clancy

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
–Mark Twain (1835-1910)

It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
–Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527), “The Prince”

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
–Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep.
–Clinton aide George Stephanopolous speaking on Larry King Live

We’re going to turn this team around 360 degrees.
–Jason Kidd, upon his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks

Half this game is ninety percent mental.
–Yogi Berra

There is only one nature – the division into science and engineering is a human imposition, not a natural one. Indeed, the division is a human failure; it reflects our limited capacity to comprehend the whole.
–Bill Wulf

There’s many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
–Flannery O’Connor (1925-1964)


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