Random quote meme

So, Devin tagged me with the latest random meme circulating through the intertubes. Without further comment, here are my five quotes:

Bear Bryant’s devotional
Time is the one thing we can’t get any more of. How we choose to use our time says a lot about our self and our values.
I teach them correct principles, and they govern themselves“.
Joseph Smith, Junior, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said this when asked how he managed the rapid early growth of the church. This is exactly the strategy Arlene and I are trying to follow with the boys, but some days I think it works better than others.
“It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been in the Corps; you’ll always be a boot to someone.”
My senior drill instructor, Staff Sergeant Taylor, told our platoon this one night at Parris Island. His point has stuck with me ever since: no matter how smart or skilled you are, there’s someone out there smarter and more skilled, so don’t get cocky.
“Don’t get stuck on stupid”.
Lt. Gen. Rusell Honoré said this during a press conference after Hurricane Katrina. Would that the national media had taken his advice. I try to take it daily. When you think you’re not stuck on stupid, that’s precisely when you need to double-check.
“What you do speaks so loud I cannot hear what you say.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson is the claimed originator of this quote. I have never been a big Emerson fan (even less so after reading Kim Stanley Robinson’s climate-change trilogy), but this quote neatly sums up the importance of trying to live in harmony with one’s beliefs.

In retaliation, I tag Arlene, Julie, Tim, and Ed.

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