Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Quote Worthy

Everyone has favorite quotes and sayings that they like. These are just a few of the lines that I've taken a shine to - some are quite old and others more recent. I could list pages and pages of various quotes I enjoy, but these are some that come immediately to mind. We've all seen certain quotes attributed to more than one person. I've given the proper credit to the best of my knowledge.

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?
-Ted Nugent

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.
-Fred Bear

Men must know their limitations.
-Clint Eastwood

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.
-A.K. Best

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.
-Ted Nugent

Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America to be passive. They counted wrong.
-Ronald Reagan

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.
-John Wayne

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.
-John Maxwell

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
-John Wooden

If you need it, I probably have it. I just can't expletive find it when you need it.
-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.
-Ted Nugent

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?


TexWisGirl said...

these are great. like the ones from famous folks, but it sounds like you have some pretty cool friends too. love the one from dave - what a great philosophy.

but your little girl's quote wins 'just too precious'. thanks for the smile!

TexWisGirl said...

oh, and a favorite quote (my husband): "Whatever doesn't kill you just pisses you off."

Samantha said...

Love the first Ted Nugent's an All Time fave.

Tex, your husband and I would get along.

Sanders said...

Great quotes!

One I always think of is...

"imagination is more important than knowledge" -Albert Einstein

darlin said...

I love some of these quotes, what the heck was your friend thinking when he said he's not in his prime anymore? The 40's is where all the fun just begins! ;-)

One of my favorites is one I don't have a clue where I heard it or who said it is:

"You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it."

Dawn said...

DEER PASSION sums it all up for me at this point in my life!!!!
Super quotes- but that one is my favorite:)

Joe said...

Ted's The Man!!

LB @ Bullets And Biscuits said...

You gotta love Deer never know what's gonna come out of her mouth! Your daughter isn't far behind her ;) I would have died laughing hearing her story about getting that goose egg on her forehead, hahah.

We had a dear friend pass away suddenly at the age of 47 a few years ago. He had one saying that he wrote EVERYWHERE and I even had to hand-paint it on his cars and bike. After he died and before his funeral, I ran around painting all our cars and bikes with..."Women may come and go, but legends are forever - B Hayden"

The Rustic Chick said...

Thanks for those! You had some good ones! :o)

paul@ said...

“The lack of power to take joy in outdoor nature is as real a misfortune as the lack of power to take joy in books.”- Theodore Roosevelt

heyBJK said...

Thanks for the additional quotes! I like your husband's version of that famous quote, T! Better than the original.

DeerPassion's quote is pretty good! It made me laugh! I like Mr. Hayden's, too! It's cool he is remembered that way.