May 5 2017

Quotable: Herbert V. Prochnow

“The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.”

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Apr 10 2017

Quotable: Matthew Henry

“The devil’s instruments must share in the devil’s punishments.”

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Dec 20 2016

Quotable: John Piper

“I’m not an emotional person; I’m a Minnesotan.”

(out of context quote from a sermon illustration)

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Sep 17 2016

Quotable: WireCutter

“The true price of something is to be considered by dividing its cost over the hours you’ll use it.”

seen at WireCutter

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Aug 9 2016

Quotable: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“To the King’s favor quite restored again,
Reynard sets forth with all that lordly train,
Upon his pious journey to be shriven,—
Much the same road that Lawyers go to Heaven;—”

—from Reynard the Fox

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Aug 3 2016

Quotable: Norman Borlaug

“…some of the environmental lobbyists of the Western nations are the salt of the earth, but many of them are elitists. They’ve never experienced the physical sensation of hunger. They do their lobbying from comfortable office suites in Washington or Brussels. If they lived just one month amid the misery of the developing world, as I have for fifty years, they’d be crying out for tractors and fertilizer and irrigation canals and be outraged that fashionable elitists back home were trying to deny them these things.”

read more at his Wikipedia entry.

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Jul 28 2016

Quotable: Bob Tabor

“There is no such thing as a free cat.”

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May 5 2016

Quotable: Geoffrey Chaucer

“He is no cuckold who has no wife.” –Chaucer, The Miller’s Tale

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Feb 21 2016

Quotable: Benjamin Franklin

“Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.”

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Feb 8 2016

Quotable: Buford Van Stomm

“My mom said if I break one more bone she’s gonna break the rest of ’em.”

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