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    I have seen it attributed to Ghandi, but I don't think it is actually his quote.
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    Beat me to it...but anyway...

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    Alan Brunacini, just a guess but it sounds like something he would use.

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    Another possible is Mr. Macy, the guy from "Miracle on 34th Street"

    Oh I used to work in Chicago in Macy's Department Store,
    I used to work in Chicago, I did but I don't anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DennisTheMenace
    I have seen it attributed to Ghandi, but I don't think it is actually his quote.
    The source I got it from quotes it as his. Customer Service Desk, Base Information Services, Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, Victoria, BC.
    If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)

    "I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD

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    Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MalahatTwo7
    The source I got it from quotes it as his. Customer Service Desk, Base Information Services, Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, Victoria, BC.
    I have never been able to find anything that explanes when he might have said it. Only found quotes with his name under it. My theory is that some of it was a paraphrase of something he said, and folks have added to it and tweaked it along the way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DennisTheMenace
    I have never been able to find anything that explanes when he might have said it. Only found quotes with his name under it. My theory is that some of it was a paraphrase of something he said, and folks have added to it and tweaked it along the way.
    Which means I know as much about it as you do.
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    Default Who said it?

    I'll go next:

    "Golf is a good walk ruined."

    I don't agree with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dragonfyre
    I'll go next:

    "Golf is a good walk ruined."

    I don't agree with it.
    This one I definately know, it was Samual Clemens alias Mark Twain

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    My turn, who said?

    "A picture is worth a thousand words"

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    Quote Originally Posted by manofire2
    My turn, who said?

    "A picture is worth a thousand words"
    I think that one is a translation of a chinese proverb???

    What about;


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    How about this one: (or something very close to it)

    "We're surrounded. That simplifies the problem."
    "Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like." Will Rogers

    The borrower is slave to the lender. Proverbs 22:7 - Debt free since 10/5/2009.

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    "As Americans we must always remember that we all have a common enemy, an enemy that is dangerous, powerful and relentless. I refer, of course, to the federal government." - Dave Barry

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    I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they frighten me.
    And NO.. it was not Chief Woods talking about faar! Although he might have been but a yun'n when this was first said.
    If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaSharkie
    How about this one: (or something very close to it)

    "We're surrounded. That simplifies the problem."
    Chesty .
    Be for Peace, but don't be for the Enemy!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nyckftbl View Post
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    "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."
    If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)

    "I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD

    "Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)

    Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MalahatTwo7
    "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."
    A: Churchill

    "Be willing to make decisions. That's the most important quality in a good leader.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelsDad
    "Be willing to make decisions. That's the most important quality in a good leader.
    General George S. Patton

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    "Everything that happens happens as it should, and if you observe carefully, you will find this to be so. "

    Oh how true, who said it?
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    Forget full speed, they have damn torpedoes.



    I think that was it.
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    One of my favorites; "NUTS!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave1983
    Forget full speed, they have damn torpedoes.



    I think that was it.
    That would be Adm Farragut during the Civil War.

    "I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."
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    Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!

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    "I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."
    That would be Galileo you wee Rocket Signtist you.

    Mine was Marcus Arulius, Roman Legionaire.
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