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Here are some of my favorite quotes...please share yours


There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself. -Louis XIV

If you put your mind to it you can accomplish anything. - Doc Emmett L. Brown

You miss 100% of the shots you never take. - Wayne Gretzky




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I know it comes from somewhere else, but recently I read in a steampunk book, "If life doesn't give you what you want then learn to want what it gives."  Refreshingly awesome or no?

"Never was anything great achieved without danger."

 

Machiavelli

"I like a man who grins when he fights."   --- Winston Churchill
Terry Pratchett:

"I wouldn't trust her with a bucket of water if my knickers were on fire."

"He's out of his depth on a wet pavement."

"A good plan isn't one where someone wins, it's where nobody thinks they've lost."

“…. with bags and bags of style."

"The purpose of this report is to let you know where we are. We are in the deep cack. It couldn't be worse if it were raining lava and pink slips. Any questions?"

"Progress just means bad things happen faster."

"I can scream bloody murder in four languages, and just scream in another forty-four."

"I'm made up of everyone I've ever met who's changed the way I think."

"The wages of sin is death but so is the salary of virtue, and at least the evil get to go home early on Fridays."

"My philosophy of life is to do what seems like a good idea at the time, and do it as hard as possible. It has never let me down."
"Before all else, be armed." - Niccolo Machiavelli

Twice armed is he who has his quarrel just ,

Thrice armed is he who gets his blow in fust .

Forearmed is he born of a woman.

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.

Winston Churchill

I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

Winston

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.

Him again

I am easily satisfied with the very best.

Yup

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