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    Quotes that you find inspiring?

    It's that time again. Here are the ones I've collected since the last thread like this. Please add yours!

    "How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard."
    - Winnie the Pooh

    "The means by which an end is reached must exemplify the value of the end itself."
    - Unknown

    "When it comes your time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song and die like a hero going home."
    - Tecumseh, American Indian Chief

    "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."
    - U.S. President Ronald Reagan

    “If there’s anything that is disrespectful to the flag, then we will not play,” Jones said Sunday night. “OK? Understand? If we are disrespecting the flag, then we won’t play. Period. … There is no room here – if it comes between looking non-supportive of our players and of each other or creating the impression that you’re disrespecting the flag, we will be non-supportive of each other. We will not disrespect the flag.”
    - Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, 10/8/17

    "Tolerance is giving every other human being every right that you claim for yourself."

    "I am reminded of the words of someone who told me that most of us are here to learn but some of us are here to teach. Those with Down Syndrome are here to teach."
    - Unknown.

    "It is one thing to say F you to someone and totally another thing to spray paint their name on a bridge abutment with an F you."
    Gordon Stump, SMC

    "There are lots of woodworking forums available that you can join that are free, I'm always baffled when people complain about The Creek when there are so many other places they can be."
    - Keith Outten, 5/4/19

    "There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies."
    Radio broadcast (March 21, 1943), cited in "Churchill by Himself" (2008)

    From Genesis: "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth." Then He made the earth round...and He laughed and laughed and laughed!
    - Unknown
    Last edited by Frederick Skelly; 05-05-2019 at 12:01 PM.
    "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."
    - Sir Edmund Burke

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    Jacksonville, FL
    He who goes 4th on the 4th with a 5th may not be around to go 4th on the 5th.
    A Stickley fan boy.

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    "It's nice to be important, but more important to be nice" - John Templeton

    "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent" - Eleanor Roosevelt

    "I didn't say half the ***t people attribute to me" - Bruce Lee

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    I love inspirational quotes. Here's a couple that resonate with my way of thinking.

    "Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something"


    "Do or do not, there is no try"


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    If you ain't got time to do it right,
    where the hell you gonna find the time to do it over?
    Fair winds and following seas,
    Jim Waldron

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    Sep 2007
    Longview WA
    Blog Entries
    Chase down your passion like it's the last bus of the night.

    -Glade Byron Addams

    Well done is better than well said.

    -Benjamin Franklin

    The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.

    -Dorothy Parker

    "Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
    - Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

    "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
    - Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

    “He who works with his hands is a laborer.
    He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.
    He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”

    ― Saint Francis of Assisi

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

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    Join Date
    Mar 2016
    Elmodel, Ga.
    "Can't never could"!
    James Eure

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    Dec 2012
    Bedford, NH
    My Signature
    Thoughts entering one's mind need not exit one's mouth!
    As I age my memory fades .... and that's a load off my mind!

    "We Live In The Land Of The Free, Only Because Of The Brave"
    “The problems we face today are there because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living."
    Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." Winston Churchill

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    Sep 2007
    Upstate NY
    Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.

    They were so wise back then.....

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    Better to be seen, than viewed. Opal in Pickles comic strip.

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    Aug 2010
    "You've got to know when to hold em, know when to fold em, know when to walk away, know when to run..."

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    In the end we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends


    Hate the sin. Love the sinner.

    Last edited by Prashun Patel; 05-07-2019 at 7:08 PM.

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    Feb 2003
    Griswold Connecticut
    "The sin punishes itself."
    "The first thing you need to know, will likely be the last thing you learn." (Unknown)

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    It is not enough to do your best, you must do what is required. Winston Churchill

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    Feb 2015
    Imagine no possessions

    I wonder if you can

    No need for greed or hunger

    A brotherhood of man

    Imagine all the people sharing all the world.

    John Lennon


    Winston Churchill

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