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I believe in the
principle of
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"Confidence comes from knowing what you're doing. If you are prepared for something, you usually do it. If not, you usually fall flat on your face." -- Tom Landry




Luckily, I have enough willpower to control the driving ambition that rages within me.

When you had the votes, we did things your way. Now, we have the votes and you will be doing things our way. This lesson in political reality from Lyndon B. Johnson

"Some things are apparent. Where government moves in, community retreats, civil society disintegrates and our ability to control our own destiny atrophies. The result is: families under siege; war in the streets; unapologetic expropriation of property; the precipitous decline of the rule of law; the rapid rise of corruption; the loss of civility and the triumph of deceit. The result is a debased, debauched culture which finds moral depravity entertaining and virtue contemptible." - Justice Janice Rogers Brown
 
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AKA, "Luck favors the prepared"!




Thus the metric system did not really catch on in the States, unless you count the increasing popularity of the nine-millimeter bullet.
- Dave Barry
 
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I believe in the
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For some reason, I got to thinking about Tom Landry, dug into my stash of quotes, and found and posted this one.

Landry was what many would call a stoic, and I got started reading stoic stuff.

Just now, I came across another good one, with good application here, so it's two for one day!

"It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows." -- Epictetus




Luckily, I have enough willpower to control the driving ambition that rages within me.

When you had the votes, we did things your way. Now, we have the votes and you will be doing things our way. This lesson in political reality from Lyndon B. Johnson

"Some things are apparent. Where government moves in, community retreats, civil society disintegrates and our ability to control our own destiny atrophies. The result is: families under siege; war in the streets; unapologetic expropriation of property; the precipitous decline of the rule of law; the rapid rise of corruption; the loss of civility and the triumph of deceit. The result is a debased, debauched culture which finds moral depravity entertaining and virtue contemptible." - Justice Janice Rogers Brown
 
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"It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows." -- Epictetus


quote for the day for sure


COTEP # 362
You can ignore reality but you cannot ignore
the consequences of ignoring reality
 
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quote:
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows." -- Epictetus



This is very true. However, if someone can point out to me the fallacy in my thinking I hope I have the wisdom to make the necessary changes. A confrontational approach that begins with YOU ARE NOT LISTENING gets my attention.
 
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Just because you can,
doesn't mean you should
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Luck-When opportunity meets preparation.
 
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I like "amateurs practice until they get it right. Pros practice until they can't get it wrong."


I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Thomas Jefferson
 
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"Blackbirds never fly at night"
 
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Thank you
Very little
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Chance favors the prepared mind...



"My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them." Winston Churchill
 
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Let's have one for tonight:
"Beauty is only a light switch away".
 
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Obviously you misunderstood what you thought I was saying.
 
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The difference between a dog and a fox is three drinks.
 
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Another stoic is CHAOS--Mad Dog Mattis.


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