THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 12-11-09)

I am amazed by the incredible sagacity of bar quotes this week. Just amazed. I’m so amazed that I actually don’t have anything amazing to say here. And a mouthy poet being speechless? Well, that’s pretty amazing, too! lol

Patrick The Poet

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 12-11-09)

Success: Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
–Christopher Morley

The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it.
–Sylvia Plath

Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.
–Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Acquaintance: a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous.
–Ambrose Bierce

There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.
–Albert Camus

Because gratification of a desire leads to the temporary stilling of the mind and the experience of the peaceful, joyful Self, it’s no wonder that we get hooked on thinking that happiness comes from the satisfaction of desires. This is the meaning of the old adage, “Joy is not in things, it is in us.
–Joan Borysenko

I mean to make myself a man, and if I succeed in that, I shall succeed in everything else.
–James A. Garfield

No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
–Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A woman who takes things from a man is called a girlfriend, a man who takes things from a woman is called a gigolo.
–Ruthie Stein

You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it.
–Samuel Butler

I’m very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an older friend consoled me. ‘Don’t complain about growing old – many, many people do not have that privilege.’
–Earl Warren

Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
–Francis Bacon

Politeness is the art of choosing among one’s real thoughts.
–Abel Stevens

You always pass failure on the way to success.
–Mickey Rooney

Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
–Minna Antrim

Pessimism never won any battle.
–Dwight D. Eisenhower

Write on my gravestone: Infidel, Traitor.–infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor to every government that oppresses the people.
–Wendell Phillips


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