Chris’ Favorite Quotes

  Credit will be given where due.  If no credits appear, I thought of the quote myself. 

     “I wish I were as smart now as I was when I was a teenager.”

    The possibility of occurrence of a horror is not negated simply because it is too terrible to contemplate.

    “Women! You can’t live with them.  Pass the beer nuts.”  — from Cheers character Norm Peterson

“When you go to the bank to ask for a loan, the banker isn’t going to ask you for your report card.”  Rich Dad, Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki

“Far too many Americans formulate their own personal expert opinions based on the Golden Rule and the Eight-second Soundbyte.”

“My photographic memory faded and couldn’t make the transition to digital.”

“Just because it’s a step doesn’t mean it’s a step forward.”

“Statistically speaking, the world does not end that often.”  Brian Rogers, T. Rowe Price Chairman and Chief Investment Officer

“If all we’re prepared for is unconventional warfare, suddenly a massed conventional attack becomes an asymmetric advantage.”

“Someone, someday is going to have to realize that if something’s too big to fail, it’s also probably too big to bail.”  Morgan Housel, Motley Fool (

“If it weren’t for an influential German and the French,we Americans might all be speaking English right now!”  Attributed to COL Sean MacFarland, USA

“The commandment was to ‘Love thy neighbor,’ not ‘Love thy government.'”

“The hidden hand of the market will never work without a hidden fist.  McDonald’s will never flourish without McDonnell Douglas, the designer of the U.S. Air Force F-15.”  Thomas Friedman

“I’m starting to wonder when the Doomsday Clock will be reset to five minutes before 1939?” (Chris, 27 Jan 2017)

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