Adages With Attitude
"Perseverance is the most overrated of traits, if it is unaccompanied by talent; beating your head against a wall is more likely to produce a concussion in the head than a hole in the wall."
"Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it."
"...the first man to use abusive language instead of his fists was the founder of civilization."
"The two most abundant things in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity."
"The more kindness shown to an envious man, the worse he becomes."
"We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them."
"A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government."
"The inspiration of the Bible depends upon the ignorance of the gentleman who reads it."
"The strong man is the man who can stand up for his rights and not hit back."
"Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."
"If you can't convince them, confuse them."
"If you can't win, make the fellow ahead of you break the record."
"When you call me that, smile!"
"I want what I want when I want it."
"We are not amused."
"To err is human, but to really screw things up requires a computer."
"You will see something new. Two things. And I call them Thing One and Thing Two."
"It's a damn poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word."
The following group was gleaned from work by Bob Leslie & his group of hard workers.
"If I have lost every friend on earth, I shall one friend left down inside me."
"If I choose to be like him, who will be like me?"
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
"It's not the size of the dog in the fight; it's the size of the fight in the dog."
And now, back to our regularly scheduled programming....
"It ain't bragging if you can do it."
"People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise."
"Pessimism, when you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism."
Last Updated on 08/14/06 © t. mooney