Quotable Quotes

The record of a generous life runs like a vine around the memory of  our dead, and every sweet unselfish act is now a perfumed flower — Robert G. Ingersoll

Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry — Mark Twain

We live in deeds, not years. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who acts the best — Philip James Bailey

Life is a sort of splendid torch which I’ve got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before  handing it on to future generations. — George Bernard Shaw

The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. — John Mason Brown

Shrink it down! (Meaning my head) Dad

It’s so much easier to do it right than to do it wrong. Tom Brokaw

You are more important to yourself than you think you are. Bill Cosby

“Adjust to changing times but sticking to unchanging principles” – committing me and all Americans to real ideals of justice and truth, no matter what difficulties faced us. Jimmy Carter

Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt. Herbert Hoover

There are some men who in a fifty-fifty proposition insist on getting the hyphen too. Lawrence J. Peter

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man. Mark Twain

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius

To see what is right and not to do it is cowardice. — Confucius

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius

I cannot give you a formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure: try to please everybody. Herbert Swope

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. George S. Patton

We don’t measure the results, we measure the effort. Mark Revere

Training is the key to keep people from getting hurt. Gary Fisher

Fire is an agent of change: not of good or evil. Tom Alzet

If you can’t convince them, confuse them. Harry S. Truman

“I like getting input from everyone and involving different groups in the process but the final decision rests here with the Fire Chief”. Chief Michael Neuhard, Fairfax County Fire Rescue

Are we trying to address the problem long term or just put a band-aid on our staffing issues – Jim Luplow, Captain Station 3 Ponderosa

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King Jr.

We survived – Rudy Giuliani

Refined indifference is a sports psychology precept: train like there’s no tomorrow and then accept whatever happens. Once you step on the field realize that whatever is meant to be is meant to be. Scott Hamilton

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