THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 01-08-10)

Some pretty great quotes here to usher in the very first bar quotes for 2014.  Enjoy!

Patrick The Poet

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 01-08-10)

When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing.
–Enrique Jardiel Poncela

For my name and memory I leave to men’s charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages.
–Francis Bacon

A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all.
–Publlius Cornelius Tacitus

Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson

The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
–Denis Waitley

Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.
–Bertrand Russell

Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
–Oliver Wendell Holmes

Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
–Samuel Butler

Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.
–William Saroyan

Good breeding is the result of good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others.
–Lord Chesterfield

Each day I live in a glass room unless I break it with the thrusting of my senses and pass through the splintered walls to the great landscape.
–Mervyn Peake

It’s funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they’ll do practically anything you want them to.
–Holden Caulfield

We would not be interested in human beings if we did not have the hope of someday meeting someone worse off than ourselves.
–E.M. Cioran

The best portion of a good man’s life is in his little nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
–William Wordsworth

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