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Old 01-25-2010, 01:19 PM   #1
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Great Life and ER related Quote

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""Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature nor do the children of man, as a whole, experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing." Helen Keller

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Old 01-25-2010, 02:32 PM   #2
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Old 01-25-2010, 04:54 PM   #4
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These are my favorites:

"What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” - Bob Dylan
"Life's been good to me so far." - Joe Walsh, philosopher and Eagles guitarist

These started as U.S. Naval Academy wisdom and later transferred to the workplace:
"You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave!" - The Eagles, "Hotel California"
"We gotta get out of this place…" - The Animals
"There must be some kind of way out of here…" - Bob Dylan, interpreted by Jimi Hendrix
"You cain't always get what you want…" - The Rolling Stones

Then things got better in ER:
"We'll be takin' care of business…" - Bachman Turner Overdrive
"Aw, that ain't workin'-- that's the way you do it!" - Dire Straits
"This is a thing I've never known before, it's called easy living. This is a place I've never seen before, and I've been forgiven." - Uriah Heep
"I . Wanna rock & roll. All night. And party ev-er-y day." - KISS

And for the perpetual travelers:
"Ya know ya got to… keep on rolling…" - REO Speedwagon
"That's why I'm goin' to Katmandu!" - Bob Seger
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This is the most appropriate one I remember from USNA

"He who will not risk cannot win" -- John Paul Jones
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This is the most appropriate one I remember from USNA
"He who will not risk cannot win" -- John Paul Jones
I think my conduct record reflected that!
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Old 01-25-2010, 07:38 PM   #7
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These are my favorites:

"What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” - Bob Dylan
"Life's been good to me so far." - Joe Walsh, philosopher and Eagles guitarist

These started as U.S. Naval Academy wisdom and later transferred to the workplace:
"You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave!" - The Eagles, "Hotel California"
"We gotta get out of this place…" - The Animals
"There must be some kind of way out of here…" - Bob Dylan, interpreted by Jimi Hendrix
"You cain't always get what you want…" - The Rolling Stones

Then things got better in ER:
"We'll be takin' care of business…" - Bachman Turner Overdrive
"Aw, that ain't workin'-- that's the way you do it!" - Dire Straits
"This is a thing I've never known before, it's called easy living. This is a place I've never seen before, and I've been forgiven." - Uriah Heep
"I . Wanna rock & roll. All night. And party ev-er-y day." - KISS

And for the perpetual travelers:
"Ya know ya got to… keep on rolling…" - REO Speedwagon
"That's why I'm goin' to Katmandu!" - Bob Seger

We sing "You cain't always get what you want…" - The Rolling Stones
to our kids all the time and if that does not work the HeHa theme song does!
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I wonder if kids still tell Helen Keller jokes?
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"If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice." - RUSH (lyrics by Neil Peart)
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Why can't Helen Keller drive? Because she's a woman!

no seriously why can't Helen Keller drive? Because she's dead!
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I don't think so. They're too long to Tweet.
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"If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice." - RUSH (lyrics by Neil Peart)
That Rush lyric gets heavy rotation in our house.

I wish there was a classic-rock song titled "Hope Is Not A Plan"...
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I'll repost the quote I had when I first joined the forum...

Go placidly among the noise and haste and remember what peace there may be in silence. - Desiderata

I've been carrying that one around since high school - I used it for my senior yearbook picture. I think I am finally going to live it.
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Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night....Manfred Mann's Earth Band

I've never understood this song...maybe it fits here?
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another runner in the night....Manfred Mann's Earth Band

I've never understood this song...maybe it fits here?
You know that's a Bruce Springsteen original (Greetings From Asbury Park album). Manfred Mann just covered it.
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