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Here's a couple to get started

1. There are no time-outs or do-overs in this buisness
2. Nothing great was ever accomplished without enthusiasm -- Emerson
3. No one respects the flame like the fool who's badly burned -- Pete Townsend
4. To go nowhere, follow the crowd
5. It only takes a solitary light to lead a thousand ships in from the darkness
6. Anger is only 1 letter short of danger
7. Do not follow in the footsteps of others, instead, create a new trail and leave a path

many more to follow
stay safe

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Here is a quote from someone important in my life, this person will know who he is when he reads it so no need to put a name to it. This is a quote that I think about every day and I do my best to abide by it every day, so I feel the need to pass it on.

" Stay in the books & be a good person"

This person has helped me in so many ways and this is the only thing he has ever asked of me. THANK YOU!
"We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are." Zig Ziglar

"In times of change the learners shall inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists." Eric Hoffer
God gave us two ears and one mouth so we should listen twice as much as we speak
He also gave us two hands. So bring two tools...
Never assume malicious intent when ignorance is sufficient to explain it.
A man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones


The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it


Success is more attitude than aptitude


Motivation is what gets you started
Habit is what keeps you going


When you are not training, someone else is, and when you meet him, he will win (in our business, "he" is a fire" -- who doesn't need to train!)
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Any society that will give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both."—Ben Franklin

"To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public."—Theodore Roosevelt

"Some people grow under responsibility, others merely swell."
-Carl Hubbell
Tact is for People who aren't witty enough to be sarcastic
“Being Responsible sometimes means p****** people off”
Colin L. Powell
"Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call today his own; He who secure within can say: Tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today." Horace
Here is one of my favorite quotes from philosopher and writer George Santayana.

"Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat it," from Reason in Common Sense, the first volume of his The Life of Reason.

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