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Ten Favorite Quotes

Every chance possible, I like to use the eloquence of others to make my point.

  1. We’re surrounded. That simplifies the problem.  – Chesty Puller, USMCboom
  2. “Luge strategy? Lie flat and try not to die.” – Carmen Boyle, Olympic Luge Gold Medal Winner, 1996
  3. “No one comes close.”US Air Force
  4. The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. – Edmund Burke
  5. Substitute “damn” every time you’re inclined to write “very”; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.- Mark Twain
  6. “Do not go gentle into that good night.” –Dylan Thomas
  7. If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. — Derek Bok
  8. My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint. — Erma Brombeck
  9. Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result. — Sir Winston Churchill
  10. Everything should be as simple as possible, but no simpler — Albert Einstein

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