Here are some of my favorite quotations. I even sprinkled in a few of my own. Please add yours and borrow as many as you like. Cheers, BK

"Common sense is rarely common practice." - ?

"Hope is no more a strategy than failure is an option." Brian Keith

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." Leonardo DaVinci

"A little wit, among foolish people, will pass a man for a great genius." - T. Fielding

"The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun." - John D Rockefeller

“Sweat saves blood, blood saves lives, brains save both.” - Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

"The best form of welfare for the troops is first-rate training." - Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

"Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can't accept your imperfections, that's their fault."- David M. Burns

"Nothing worth having is easy to get." - Brian Keith

"I'm not worried about the birthdays I've had. Just the one I don't." - Brian Keith

"The truth sucks sometimes but it's still the truth." - Brian Keith

"Better to have and not want than to want and not have." - Marine Corps Axiom

"Improvise, adapt, overcome!" GySgt Tom Highway

“Beware the fury of a patient man.” John Dryden

"Hard pressed on my right. My center is yielding. Impossible to maneuver. Situation excellent. I am attacking!" Ferdinand Foch 

"In the Country of the Blind, the One-Eyed Man is king." H. G. Wells

"We must remember that one man is much the same as another, and that he is best who is trained in the severest school." Thucydides

"Speed and daring make for spectacular crashes!" Brian Keith

"Who dares wins." SAS Motto (U.K.)

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution." Albert Einstein

"To dare every day to be irreverent and bold. To dare to preserve the randomness of mind which in children produces strange and wonderful new thoughts and forms. To continually scramble the familiar and bring the old into new juxtaposition." Gordon Webber

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The Butter Tart Theory - Even a bad one is a good one and will get eaten.
"Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft." -
Theodore Roosevelt
love it Rayanne! thx

Rayanne said:
"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." Mr. Churchill - my fave
If it was easy everyone would do it....
Never forget who signs the front of the check and who signs the back and act accordingly.
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends. --Japanese Proverb
The glass is neither half-empty nor half-full, but twice the required size.
Information is currency. Spend freely!
Jim that is funny as hell!!! Thanks for sharin'!!!



Jim McDougle said:
Hmm, I'd like to pay tribute to the whole "recruiting" thing we have going on here and use a quote from an actual job seeker that I heard with my own ears after asking the question "Have you ever been convicted of a felony?"

And I quote "Yes sir, I was convicted of Manslaughter. (pause). But don't worry, it wasn't work related"
In honor of my fellow veterans:

We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
For he to-day that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother; be he ne'er so vile,
This day shall gentle his condition;
And gentlemen in England now-a-bed
Shall think themselves accurs'd they were not here,
And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks
That fought with us upon Saint Crispin's day.

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