Quotes and Sayings


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As long as I can remember my Mom and Dad and Granny would read to me. They instilled in me a need to know. A thirst for Knowledge that has never stopped.
With that in mind, I am going to post some quotes and sayings that made me think.
"They didn't want it good, they wanted it Wednesday"
R.A Heinline
I've heard variations of that one in my shop.



Nov 28, 2016
"As soon as you idiot-proof everything, someone will build a better idiot"

"A saw that is so safe that it won't cut wood just isn't good for much" - my Dad said that after buying a new circular saw that incorporated 2 seperate 'grip safeties' in addition to the trigger...



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Dec 6, 2012
My grandfather.
"You can't make a silk purse out of a sows ear".

My fire chief.
"Looks like we are gonna save another basement".

These really mean the same thing. Outcomes are in some part determined by that with which you start.



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"Even a broke a$$ clock is right twice a day"... Thats what I would tell my junior guys working along side when our division officer would wreak havoc. I learnd that saying from a guy I worked under some time prior. Then follow it up with S#*t rolls down hill boys..turn two.
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