THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 12-04-09)

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 A GOOD PHILOSOPHY

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 12-04-09)

Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered — either by themselves or by others.
–Mark Twain

Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow.
–Alice Mackenzie Swaim

In an industrial society which confuses work and productivity, the necessity of producing has always been an enemy of the desire to create.
–Raoul Vaneigem

A book is a mirror: If an ass peers into it, you can’t expect an apostle to look out.
–Georg C. Lichtenberg

A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.
-Jean Rostand

With close-lipped Patience for our only friend, Sad Patience, too near neighbor to Despair. –Matthew Arnold

Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.
-Will Rogers

To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path.
–Kahlil Gibran

Anyone who is popular is bound to be disliked.
–Yogi Berra

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in pursuit of justice is no virtue.
–Barry Goldwater

At the rate science proceeds, rockets and missiles will one day seem like buffalo — slow, endangered grazers in the black pasture of outer space.
–Bernard Cooper

Life without thankfulness is devoid of love and passion. Hope without thankfulness is lacking in fine perception. Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude. Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps along the spiritual road.
–John Henry Jowett

Happiness is like a kiss. You must share it to enjoy it.
–Bernard Meltzer

There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one’s position and be bruised in a new place.
–Washington Irving, “Tales of a Traveler”

People who are smart get into Mensa. People who are really smart look around and leave.

–James Randi

Youth is such a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
–George Bernard Shaw

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