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posted on Aug, 28 2006 @ 11:46 AM
Norman Schwarzkopf
"The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it."

Norman Schwarzkopf
"When placed in command -- take charge."

George S. Patton
"There is a time to to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear."

All Great Men


posted on Aug, 28 2006 @ 01:59 PM
Nobody in the game of football should be called a genius. A genius is somebody like Norman Einstein.
~~Joe Theismann

posted on Aug, 28 2006 @ 02:22 PM
who's this norman guy?

''We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.''

''Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.''
Winston Churchill

''Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.''
Mark Twain
(not sure if this still holds!)


posted on Aug, 28 2006 @ 02:43 PM
"The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age."
~~H P Lovecraft

posted on Aug, 29 2006 @ 09:29 PM
Daniel Maher
"Confidence is courage at ease."

Samuel Johnson
"Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings."


posted on Aug, 29 2006 @ 10:57 PM
We will making everything METAL!!!!!!!
Nathan Explosion of Dethklok

posted on Aug, 30 2006 @ 06:54 AM
Thomas Paine
"The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection."

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Trouble is the next best thing to enjoyment. There is no fate in the world so horrible as to have no share in either its joys or sorrows."


posted on Aug, 30 2006 @ 02:11 PM
"A man who becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears toward a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to an unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life. He knows the "why" for his existence, and will be able to bear almost any "how."
~~Victor Frankl

posted on Sep, 1 2006 @ 08:19 PM

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.

--William G. McAdoo
US industrialist, lawyer, & politician (1863 - 1941)

[edit on 2006/9/1 by GradyPhilpott]

posted on Sep, 2 2006 @ 02:47 AM
Here's one from the Lord of the Rings......
"Remember what Bilbo used to say: It's a dangerous business,
going out your door.
You step onto the road,
and if you don't keep your feet,
there's no knowing where you might be swept off to".............

~ Frodo to Sam

''Tread softly because you tread on my dreams''
by W.B. Yeats
from the film, Equilibrium

and one more...... "Apostles of Freedom are ever idolised when dead,
but crucified when alive."
~ James Connolly ~ 1898

posted on Sep, 2 2006 @ 11:56 AM

I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent. People know this, and steer clear of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don't even invite me.
-- Dave Barry, US columnist & humorist (1947 - )

posted on Sep, 2 2006 @ 05:28 PM
I am not making this up!

ICE arrests 15 aliens in Roswell working for U.S. military contractor

Some of the aliens were in the process of painting these aircraft when they were arrested.

The aliens were arrested after they were determined to be illegally residing and working in the United States.

The aliens will be processed which includes a thorough interview and background screening

posted on Sep, 2 2006 @ 06:18 PM
Jean Nidetch
"It's choice - not chance - that determines your destiny."

Neil Peart
"If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice."


posted on Sep, 6 2006 @ 07:50 PM
I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.

I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.

If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.

"Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more". (Act III, Scene II).

posted on Sep, 7 2006 @ 11:33 AM
Why not!
here's a few more.....

''If you lose hope,
somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving,
you lose that courage to be,
that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all.
And so today,
I still have a dream.''
Martin Luther King j/n

''When you get to the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on. ''
Franklin D. Roosevelt

''The good man is the man who,
no matter how morally unworthy he has been,
is moving to become better. ''
John Dewey( 1859-1952)

posted on Sep, 7 2006 @ 04:06 PM
Helen, you have some great quotes!!

Patrice Gifford
"It is always wise to stop wishing for things long enough to enjoy the fragrance of those now flowering."

Irish Proverb
"Count your joys instead of your woes; count your friends instead of your foes."

Charles Dickens
"Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some"


posted on Sep, 8 2006 @ 05:52 AM
Thanks Semp!

I agree, all of these 'quotes' are great!
we all have 'great' quotes,
Some people live by their dreams,
and Hope,
dream to live,
in Hope,
to live their dreams.

Now .......if only I could apply a couple of those to myself, life may be made simpler!
Life is what you make it, I guess!
(don't mind me)
Here are a few more.......

The fates lead
him who will-
him who won't,
they drag.

Trials are but lessons
that you failed to learn
presented once again,
so where you made a faulty choice before
you can make a better one,
and thus escape all pain
that what you chose before
has brought to you.
~A course in miracles~

can hold you back
and can prevent the most
wonderful things
taking place
in your
~Eileen Caddy~

It is good to have an end
to journey towards
but it is the journey that matters,
in the end.
~Ursula Le Guin~

posted on Sep, 8 2006 @ 02:03 PM
Hey Semperfortis and Helen, what one particular quote of yours strikes your fancy the most? From the quotes that I gave, mine would have to be Julius Ceasar's "I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome."

posted on Sep, 10 2006 @ 12:45 AM
Hey Risitar/
The quotes I give would be the way I am feeliing for the time being or have felt....
All quotes and sayings have deep meanings!
For each quote there is a feeling deep within ones own mind, I suppose!
All quotes given,by myself, or other members,must ceratinly have a reason behind them......
That's my opinion anyway!


posted on Sep, 10 2006 @ 01:00 AM
Mine will always be my signature.

"All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing."

I live my life by that.


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