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)

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 08-21-09)

This is the coolest end of July I can ever remember experiencing in any summer in my life. I wonder why no one ever talks about Global Cooling?! Well, here are very cool quotations for this week. They’re pretty hot, too, depending on which idiom you prefer! 😉

Patrick

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 08-21-09)

Every house where love abides
And friendship is a guest,
Is surely home, and home, sweet home
For there the heart can rest.
–Henry Van Dyke

Silence is argument carried out by other means.
–Ernesto “Che” Guevara (1928-1967)

Well done is better than well said.
–Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

The average person thinks he isn’t.
–Father Larry Lorenzoni

Heav’n hath no rage like love to hatred turn’d, Nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorn’d.
–William Congreve (1670-1729)

A husband is what is left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.
–Helen Rowland (1876-1950)

Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.
–Lewis Perelman

Dogma is the sacrifice of wisdom to consistency.
–Lewis Perelman

Sometimes it is not enough to do our best; we must do what is required.
–Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.
–Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

There is a country in Europe where multiple-choice tests are illegal.
–Sigfried Hulzer

Ask her to wait a moment – I am almost done.
–Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855), while working, when informed that his wife is dying

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
–Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 05-22-09)

Hopefully these dynamic quotations will get us through the long week ahead!

Patrick The Poet

 

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 05-22-09)

A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don’t have a J.O.B.
–Fats Domino

A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
–Victor Hugo

What we do is a measure of who we are. If we imagine our work as labor, we become laborers. If we imagine our work as art, we become artists.
–Jeffrey Patnaude

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.
–Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.
–H. H. Munro (Saki) (1870-1916)

There are two ways of constructing a software design; one way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.
–C. A. R. Hoare

Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.
–Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

What do you take me for, an idiot?
–General Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), when a journalist asked him if he was happy

I heard someone tried the monkeys-on-typewriters bit trying for the plays of W. Shakespeare, but all they got was the collected works of Francis Bacon.
–Bill Hirst

Three o’clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.
–Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980)

A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
–Frank Lloyd Wright (1868-1959)

It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
–George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

If you haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.
–Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980)

A man can’t be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
–Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
–John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

 

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 04-17-09)

I expect no one to be bored or complaining of this week’s quotations.  Enjoyment is mandatory!

Moi

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 04-17-09)

Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or the last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
–Betty Smith

It is wise to ask someone what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.
–Winnie the Pooh

Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
–Will Rogers

Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected.
–Mahatma Gandhi

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
–Noel Coward

Where are we going, and why am I in this handbasket?”
–Bumper Sticker

God, please save me from your followers!
–Bumper Sticker

Fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches.
–the Duchess of Windsor, when asked what is the secret of a long and happy life

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
–Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

Luck is the residue of design.
–Branch Rickey – former owner of the Brooklyn Dodger Baseball Team

Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die.
–Mel Brooks

Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.
–Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

Wit is educated insolence.
–Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)

My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.
–Socrates (470-399 B.C.)

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 04-03-09)

April is National Poetry Month. So enjoy the quotations here but don’t hesitate to let one of them inspire you into writing a poem of quotable words of your own for next month. It’s one of those things that can give great meaning to life. Really. 🙂

Patrick The Poet

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 04-03-09)

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
–Charles Darwin

A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
–Alexander Pope

The person who has not learned to be happy and content while completely alone for an hour a day, or a week has missed life’s greatest serenity.
–H. Clay Tate (Building a Better Home Town)

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what is read ours.
–John Locke

It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance.
–Murray N. Rothbard

There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.
–Frank Zappa

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
–Antoine de Saint Exupery

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.
–Isaac Asimov

If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.
–Carl Sagan (1934-1996)

It is much more comfortable to be mad and know it, than to be sane and have one’s doubts.
–G. B. Burgin

Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.
–Auric Goldfinger, in “Goldfinger” by Ian L. Fleming (1908-1964)

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
–Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
–Jimi Hendrix

A clever man commits no minor blunders.
–Goethe (1749-1832)

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they’re yours.
–Richard Bach

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 03-20-09)

I was in a very inspirational mood when I compiled these bar quotes, so naturally I compiled a bunch of inspirational quotations to share with everyone! Enjoy.

And HAPPY POET’S DAY!

Patrick The Poet

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 03-20-09)

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
–Benjamin Franklin

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
–Helen Keller

Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.
–Jawaharal Nehru

Life is like the dice that, falling, still show a different face. So life, though it remains the same, is always presenting different aspects.
–Alexis

Our life’s a stage, a comedy: either learn to play and take it lightly, or bear its troubles patiently.
–Palladas

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson

Unrest of spirit is a mark of life; one problem after another presents itself and in the solving of them we can find our greatest pleasure.
–Kal Menninger

Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult.
–Hypocrites

After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box.
–Italian Proverb

Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think.
–La Bruyere

Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself,
but most of them were written for him.
–Harry Emerson Fosdick

We make our fortunes, and we call them fate.
–Earl of Beaconsfield

The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live.
–Elbert Hubbard

Life’s a voyage that’s homeward bound.
–Herman Melville

The whole of life is but a moment of time. It is our duty, therefore to use it, not to misuse it.
–Plutarch

The boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where one ends, and the other begins?
–Edgar Alan Poe

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
–William Feather

There are no classes in life for beginners: right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult.
–Rainer Maria Rilke

To live is like to love–all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
–Samuel Butler

Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us.
–Sir Thomas Brown

As I grow to understand life less and less, I learn to love it more and more.
–Jules Renard

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 03-20-09)

I was in a life inspirational mood when I originally compiled these bar quotes, so naturally I compiled a bunch of life inspirational quotations to share with everyone!  Enjoy.

And HAPPY POET’S DAY this coming Friday!

Patrick The Poet

THIS WEEK’S BAR QUOTES – (from 03-20-09)

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
–Benjamin Franklin

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
–Helen Keller

Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.
–Jawaharal Nehru

Life is like the dice that, falling, still show a different face. So life, though it remains the same, is always presenting different aspects.
–Alexis

Our life’s a stage, a comedy: either learn to play and take it lightly, or bear its troubles patiently.
–Palladas

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson

Unrest of spirit is a mark of life; one problem after another presents itself and in the solving of them we can find our greatest pleasure.
–Kal Menninger

Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult.
–Hypocrites

After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box.
–Italian Proverb

Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think.
–La Bruyere

Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself,
but most of them were written for him.
–Harry Emerson Fosdick

We make our fortunes, and we call them fate.
–Earl of Beaconsfield

The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live.
–Elbert Hubbard

Life’s a voyage that’s homeward bound.
–Herman Melville

The whole of life is but a moment of time. It is our duty, therefore to use it, not to misuse it.
–Plutarch

The boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where one ends, and the other begins?
–Edgar Alan Poe

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
–William Feather

There are no classes in life for beginners: right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult.
–Rainer Maria Rilke

To live is like to love–all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
–Samuel Butler

Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us.
–Sir Thomas Brown

As I grow to understand life less and less, I learn to love it more and more.
–Jules Renard

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