If you want your body to be healthier, get off the salmonella, e-coli, mad cow, assembly-line toxic hell train! God I love that statement. What did I just say?
Feed the water.
-my late friend, Steven Flint, referring to fishing and conservation
The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
-General Norman Schwarzkopf
Some people just don't know a good thing when it smacks them in the ass.
The history of the bow and arrow is the history of mankind.
Men must know their limitations.
What we do in life, echoes in eternity.
-General Maximus Decimus Meridius (movie, Gladiator)
The fishing was good; it was the catching that was bad.
You shoot a few, you reload a few.
-my late grandfather, Ted Borsum, reminding us kids that we needed to replenish his supply of ammo after shooting
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
-General Dwight D. Eisenhower
I ain't in my prime no more!
-my friend, Jim, lamenting his age even though he wasn't yet 40 when he made this statement
If guns cause crime, all of mine are defective.
Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America to be passive. They counted wrong.
Give freely. If somebody is in need and you can help, you ought to help.
-my friend, Dave
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
The world will know that free men stood against a tyrant, that few stood against many.
-King Leonidas (movie, 300)
The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
If you need it, I probably have it. I just can't
-my friend, Jim, talking about his abundance of outdoor gear and its tendency to get misplaced
Take your kids hunting and you won't have to hunt for your kids.
Fast is fine, but accurate is final.
It's a good thing the hole didn't go all the way to my brain. I would have had to go to an ambulance and they would have had to sew my head back on.
-my six year old telling me about the knot she got on her forehead from tripping and falling
What are some of your favorite quotes?