Some of my Favorite Quotes

“A long, healthy, and happy life is the result of making contributions, of having meaningful projects that are personally exciting and contribute to and bless the lives of others.” – Hans Selye

“Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.” – Alan Perlis

“Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.” – Charles Mingus

“No matter where you go, there you are.” – BB

“Don’t attribute to malice what can be attributed to incompetence or inattention.” – Anon

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” – Cicero

“Bald is beautiful” – Dad

Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;
an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Sir Winston Churchill

“Si Hoc Legere Scis Nimium Eruditionis Habes.”

“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects”. -Robert A. Heinlein

“If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.” – John Wooden

“My Constitutional right to bear arms is, to me, the most significant example of my American heritage of individual freedom and human dignity. Such a right implies that my Government trusts me and, in turn, is worthy of my trust.” – Charles E. ‘Ted’ Kindel September 21, 1962

“If it bleeds, we can kill it.” – Dutch

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1 comment


  1. garth

    Congrats! I recognize one of those groomsmen. . . . .

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