TEXAS SWIMMING

Monday, March 31, 2008

Quote of the Day

The block of granite which is an obstacle in the
pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone
in the pathway of the strong.



Thomas Carlyle

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Sunday, March 30, 2008

Bobby & Leon Yesterday




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Quote of the Day

In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then
to hang a question mark on things you
have long taken for granted.


Bertrand Russell

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Saturday, March 29, 2008

Quote of the Day

The unfortunate thing about this world is that good
habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones.


William Somerset Maugham

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Friday, March 28, 2008

Quote of the Day

I never rooted against an opponent,
but I never rooted for him either.



Arnold Palmer

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Thursday, March 27, 2008

Quote of the Day

If you have an important point to make, don't try
to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the
point once. Then come back and hit it again.
Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.



Sir Winston Churchill

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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Quote of the Day

History is a vast early warning system.



Norman Cousins

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Quote of the Day

In any great organization it is far, far safer to be
wrong with the majority than to be right alone.



John Kenneth Galbraith

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Monday, March 24, 2008

Quote of the Day

It is an ironic habit of human beings to
run faster when we have lost our way.



Rollo May

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Sunday, March 23, 2008

Quote of the Day

The world is a dangerous place. Not because of
the people who are evil, but because of the
people who don't do anything about it.



Albert Einstein

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Saturday, March 22, 2008

Quote of the Day

If you aren't fired with enthusiasm,
you will be fired with enthusiasm.


Vince Lombardi

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Friday, March 21, 2008

Quote of the Day

I see the mind of the 5-year-old as a volcano with
two vents: destructiveness and creativeness.



Sylvia Ashton-Warner

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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Quote of the Day

Only a mediocre person is always at his best.



W. Somerset Maugham

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Quote of the Day

A bank is a place where they lend you an
umbrella in fair weather and ask for it
back when it begins to rain.



Robert Frost

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Monday, March 17, 2008

Quote of the Day

Too many parents make life hard for their children
by trying, too zealously, to make it easy for them.



Ben Franklin

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Saturday, March 15, 2008

Quote of the Day

Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare.



John Dryden

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Friday, March 14, 2008

Quote of the Day

Idealism increases in direct proportion
to one's distance from the problem.



John Galsworthy

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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Quote of the Day

Politics is perhaps the only profession for
which no preparation is thought necessary.


Robert Louis Stevenson

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Quote of the Day

You have reached the pinnacle of success
as soon as you become uninterested in
money, compliments, or publicity.



Thomas Wolfe

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Quote of the Day

None are more hopelessly enslaved than
those who falsely believe they are free.



Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Monday, March 10, 2008

Quote of the Day

Aspire, break bounds. Endeavor
to be good, and better still, best.



Robert Browning

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Sunday, March 09, 2008

Quote of the Day

Effort only fully releases its reward
after a person refuses to quit.



Napoleon Hill

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Friday, March 07, 2008

Quote of the Day

I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences
attending too much liberty than to those attending
too small a degree of it.



Thomas Jefferson

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Thursday, March 06, 2008

Quote of the Day

Rather to fail with honor than to succeed with fraud.



Sophocles

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Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Quote of the Day

The young man knows the rules,
but the old man knows the exceptions.



Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Quote of the Day

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may
be our wishes, our inclinations, or the
dictates of our passions, they cannot
alter the state of facts and evidence.



John Adams, Jr.

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Monday, March 03, 2008

Quote of the Day

The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line
between the known and the unknown, who is
unafraid of failure, will succeed.



Gordon Parks

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Sunday, March 02, 2008

Quote of the Day

For all sad words
of tongue and pen,
the saddest are these:
It might have been.



John Greenleaf Whittier

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