Eagle Scout (back when that meant something),
“A man’s character is his fate.”
"God is in the details"
- Mies VanDerRohe (Architect)
“Life before Death.
Strength before Weakness.
Journey before Destination.”
― Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."
-Robert A. Heinlein
“If America could be, once again, a nation of self-reliant farmers, craftsmen, hunters, ranchers, and artists, then the rich would have little power to dominate others. Neither to serve nor to rule: that was the American dream”.
- Edward Abbey
"Truth passes through three phases:
* First it is ridiculed.
* Second it is fiercely and violently opposed.
* Third, it becomes self-evident."
-- Arthur Schopenhauer
"Once I found out how imperfect I am, I stopped expecting perfection of others when I couldn’t deliver it myself."
- An older friend by the name of Skip
"There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games."
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats."
- Henry Lewis Mencken, 1880 – 1956
"To achieve anything in this game you must be prepare to dabble in the boundary of disaster."
- Stirling Moss
"If God had meant for us to walk, why did he give us feet that fit car pedals?"
- Stirling Moss
"You can keep your soul, I don't want a cell-mate."
- Them Crooked Vultures
"Time is our most valuable asset, yet we tend to waste it, kill it and spend it, rather than invest it."
- Jim Rohn
"Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable."
"Women in my life were like fair weather friends"
- Steven Horne