Quotes by Colonel William Prescott

Don't one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes.N.B. A lesser-known version of this quotation was supposedly said by Frederick the Great at Prague in 1757 By push of bayonets, no firing till you see the whites of their eyes.

Colonel William Prescott

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He who must die, must die in the dark, even though he sells candles.

Colombian Proverb

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show for any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life's dirty. Life's unclean you know. It's birth, it's sex, it's the intestinal tract. One big squishy, unsanitary mess. It never gets any cleaner either. You know, dust to dust, worms crawl in, worms crawl out, right Even though we know that, we still walk the walk, we still live the life. We're like a bunch of little kids. Little kids, you know, we jump in this big old pond of mud and we're slapping it all over our face, rubbing our hair all down our backs and we're making these glorious, gooey, mud pies. That's us.

Andrew Schneider

For myself I am an optimist--it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill

Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.

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The Green Bay Packers never lost a football game. They just ran out of time.

Vince Lombardi »

I am not merry but I do beguile The thing I am, by seeming otherwise.

William Shakespeare »