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06-14-2008 04:31 AM

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I just ran across a site that was asking peoples favorite quotes. It was really interesting the diversity in the answers, soooo since 6 words went so well I thought I would ask you all to quote your favorite quotes! Anyone game?

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#1 posted 06-14-2008 04:39 AM

this is my favorite quote of all time, its in the beginning of Medal of honor i think Front line before the D-Day invasion level, but here it is.

“and when he gets to heaven to Saint Peter he will tell one more soldier reporting sir i’ve served my time in Hell”

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#2 posted 06-14-2008 04:49 AM

One of my favorite quotes is from a guy named Vic Schiro, who happened to be mayor of New Orleans when hurricane Betsy hit us in 1965. Parts of the city were flooded, all sorts of stories were going around, and people were getting panicky. So old Vic gets on television and tells people “Don’t believe any false rumors unless you hear them from me.” A real New Orleans classic. <g>

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 06-14-2008 04:52 AM

“Your on this side of the dirt, so you must being doing all right.”

“God gave you 2 ear, 2 eyes, and only 1 mouth, So you can listen and see twice as much as you speak.”

“Don’t complain, Nobody really cares”

-- Adrian ..... The 11th Commandment...."Thou Shalt Not Buy A Wobble Dado"

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#4 posted 06-14-2008 05:37 AM

Author unknown: It’s too late to start earlier!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#5 posted 06-14-2008 11:47 AM

What goes around, comes around.

-- Berta in NC

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#6 posted 06-14-2008 12:55 PM

“I feel sorry for those who don’t drink- when they wake up in the morning, they know that’s the best they’ll feel all day”

I believe that was Churchill

“A change of result generally requires a change of approach”

One of my mentors.

-- The only easy wood project is a fire

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#7 posted 06-14-2008 12:59 PM

The only ones that like change are babies.

Give a man a fish and he’ll eat today. Teach a man to fish and he’ll eat the rest of his life.

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#8 posted 06-14-2008 01:14 PM

“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.” George Orwell


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#9 posted 06-14-2008 01:33 PM

Measure twice, cut once!

-- last night I played a blank tape at full volume - the mime next door went nuts!

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#10 posted 06-14-2008 02:08 PM

“I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death. ”
Leonardo da Vinci

-- Hyper Termite "Show me the Wood!"

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#11 posted 06-14-2008 02:11 PM

My professor defined a hypocrite as “one who complains about all the sex and violence coming out of his vcr”

What’s your quote Allison?

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#12 posted 06-14-2008 02:22 PM

The early bird gets the worm. The second mouse gets the cheese.

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#13 posted 06-14-2008 02:37 PM

“Profanity is the effort of a feeble mind trying to express it’s self forcefully”

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I'm getting a fantastic education.

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#14 posted 06-14-2008 03:20 PM

unknown “if you are not part of the solution, you must be part of the cause” & mine

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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#15 posted 06-14-2008 03:24 PM

“I cut it twice and it’s still too short” (Good LumberJock Quote)

My favorite … “Allison writes two sentences, and we do all the work.” ....LOL

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". (my funny blog)

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