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  • #76
    It is possible to fail in many ways...while to succeed is possible only in one way.
    Aristotle

    Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
    Aristotle

    It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
    Aesop

    I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
    Woody Allen

    Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
    Aesop

    The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
    Aesop

    The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.
    Douglas Adams

    The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79.
    Douglas Adams

    Sorry to you New Yorkers but I couldnt resist the last one
    After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one

    Official Minister of Philosophy of the IACOJ

    IACOJ Probie Crusty of the year 2003

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    • #77
      ok last set of quotes for tonight. By the way an ya'll tell i studied history and philosophy in school?

      It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not to deserve them.
      Mark Twain

      Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
      Mark Twain

      Heroing is one of the shortest-lived professions there is.
      Will Rogers

      Everything is funny as long as it is happening to Somebody Else.
      Will Rogers

      We can't all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
      Will Rogers

      Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.
      J. R. R. Tolkien

      I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
      Thomas Jefferson
      After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one

      Official Minister of Philosophy of the IACOJ

      IACOJ Probie Crusty of the year 2003

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      • #78
        "The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are."
        Joseph Campbell

        "When you come to a fork in the road, take it"
        Yogi Berra

        "Success is never final"
        Winston Churchill

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        • #79
          1st rule of holes... when you find yourself in one, stop digging.
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          A bad day in the boat is better than a good day in the office. And in my case the office is a boat!

          IACOJ Fire Boat 1

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          • #80
            "Falure to prepare on your part does not constitue an emergency on our part"

            In reference to department heads and city governments: "there they go again, confusing logic with reason"
            Capt. K

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            • #81
              Practice doesnt make perfect....

              "Perfect Practice makes Perfect"
              Buckle Up, Slow Down, Arrive Alive
              "Everybody Goes Home"

              IACOJ 2003

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              • #82
                "You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him to a heavy load." -Paul "Bear" Bryant

                Long Live Fire and Football!!!

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                • #83
                  Don't forget your 6 P's...

                  Proper Planning Prevents **** Poor Performance
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                  A bad day in the boat is better than a good day in the office. And in my case the office is a boat!

                  IACOJ Fire Boat 1

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                  • #84
                    One from my Essentials class:

                    Practice makes permanent
                    Last edited by MFDExplorer51; 10-22-2003, 06:34 PM.
                    IACOJ

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                    • #85
                      "Are you happily married?"
                      "Well, my wife is happy and I'm married"

                      "If I had a budd like he has a face, I'd wear two underpants" : My dad

                      "At the end of my pay, I still have some month left": me

                      "It take a complete Navy to kill me, the Belgian Navy"
                      *The BOSS rules*

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                      • #86
                        My High School yearbook quote on my destiny in life was:
                        "I'm going to live forever.....or die trying."
                        Proud to be an American, Union Firefighter!

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