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© EBTX - 32-45 pl

If I do not abandon reason,
it will not abandon me


Ask not only what is wrong with the world but also ... what is wrong with me ...
that I do not understand



Plan for the best, expect the worst,
accept and deal with the results



Be like wheat and bend with the wind,
or ... Resist like an oak and be broken,
or ... Be like a pyramid and to hell with the wind



There is a fine line between genius and insanity. The line is made out of all the average people sitting on a fence



If you could go back in time,
would you give 'you' a handout?



If I was normal,
... I'd have to kill myself



He is worthy of the truth who knows it



I reserve the right to be
one hundred percent wrong
about anything whatsoever


Who casts his fate to the wind
... is blown away



If you never try anything ...
you will never fail



Who has no plan, begins lost


The proof is in the details
but not the minor details



Self-delusion is the bane of induction



Enthusiasm is the prelude to disaster



Ideas are fine ...
but the landlord wants cash



Every murderer was once a beggar



Who cannot kill, cannot rule


There are no poor men.
If you are poor, you are not a man.
If you are a man, you are not poor



It's not what you do with your day
... it's what you do with your life



If you believe in yourself, all things are possible ... including failure



There is no failure in a mistake ...
failure lies in not trying


Those who remember the lessons of history are also doomed to repeat them



Never examine your food too closely.
You might not want to eat it



Who seeketh dirt
shall not find disappointment



I'm so tired I could eat a horse


If you have nothing to say
... don't say it



Never flush the toilet
till you've pulled up your pants



Everybody's ... gotta' do ... somethin'



We're all going to die anyway ...
so why bother?
We're all going to die anyway ...
so why not do all that we can?


Discovery results primarily from
the accumulation of error



Who gives all shall receive nothing



They take what heroes allow



A blind follower is no better than
blind opposition



A family is not something you have
It is something you make



You cain have yer dictators
and you cain have yer potaters
but ya cain't have both



The difficulty is not 'getting the job done'
It's getting somebody to do it for nothing


I never met a man who knew less than I about the subject at hand



Stupidity is the love of one's own ignorance



Thinking hath made thee stupid



People who are afraid to 'get stupid'
will never get smart



Where there is no clear explanation
there is no clear understanding



First you do everything wrong ...
then ... you get it right



Nothing is so debilitating as the truth
( for liars )



Truth makes a stiff spine



Losers nitpick



You don't lose when you're beaten...
you lose when you give up.



You become what you dwell on



There is no sophistication without knowledge


It is better to think and post than
to think and just die



Thou shalt not be ... a pushover



That which is imperfect
must inevitably fail



You have but one thing to do ...
You must save your soul.
You have but one enemy ...
He is yourself




Religions are philosophical training wheels


Don't bother me while I'm pontificating



Revenge works best
when applied to the innocent



The bigger the load the longer the haul



Where there's a will ...
there's ductape.



You don't have to do everything,
you only have to do the best you can.



Men do not trip over pebbles



Aim high n' keep shootin'



Truth is the first refuge of the innocent



Never tell all you know ... else
you will have told a lie



Today's incomprehensible enigma is
tomorrow's boring lecture



To find the solution, one must become greater than the problem


If I am right no defense is necessary
... If wrong none is possible



Of all that I know
I trust nothing


For those who asked ... ^these^ are my quotes not somebody else's.



Oooooh ... that tickles ! 

Vita ex Ratio
(personal motto)


EBTX favorite quote that is not his:

"I lived. I died. I know nothing.
This does not bother me."

- anonymous gladiator
(in Latin on wall of Colliseum)