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I watched a fashion show once. I realized that Ron White is correct -- you can't fix stupid.

Nope, not the designers or the models. The people buying this stuff.

It also reminds me of something my Mom said: "Some people have more money than brains."
 

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Years ago, when I was working, our boss was complaining to all of us that he wanted to see more "commitment," and not just "involvement" in our projects. He said, "If you don't know the difference, think about a ham and egg breakfast. A chicken was involved, but a pig was committed."

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I may have posted this before, but it is one of my favorite quotes.

“It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming, but who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself for a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat.”

(Theodore Roosevelt. Speech at the Sorbonne, Paris, April 23, 1910)
 

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I may have posted this before, but it is one of my favorite quotes.

“It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming, but who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself for a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat.”

(Theodore Roosevelt. Speech at the Sorbonne, Paris, April 23, 1910)
So true.
 

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Years ago, when I was working, our boss was complaining to all of us that he wanted to see more "commitment," and not just "involvement" in our projects. He said, "If you don't know the difference, think about a ham and egg breakfast. A chicken was involved, but a pig was committed."

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Tell ya the truth, I never could understand how that old story is ever seen as MOTIVATIONAL! The "involved" chicken is strutting around while the "committed" pig is DEAD! 🤣
 

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I may have posted this before, but it is one of my favorite quotes.

“It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming, but who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself for a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat.”

(Theodore Roosevelt. Speech at the Sorbonne, Paris, April 23, 1910)My

My favorite quote, by anyone, anywhere, anytime. It is on my wall in the office.
 

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Tell ya the truth, I never could understand how that old story is ever seen as MOTIVATIONAL! The "involved" chicken is strutting around while the "committed" pig is DEAD! 🤣
Jim, have you ever heard the story of the traveling salesman who is on a farm and notices a pig with two wooded rear legs. He asked the farmer for the story behind this phenomenon and the farmer said,

"That is no ordinary pig! One night our house caught fire and we were all asleep. The pig made such a commotion that it woke us and saved our lives. Then there was the time our youngest child fell in the pond and would have drowned had the pig not jumped in and saved him."

The salesman was impressed, and said, "Yes, I see, but why the two wooden legs?"

The farmer said, "Hell, Mister, you don't eat a pig like that all at one time!"
 

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Jim, have you ever heard the story of the traveling salesman who is on a farm and notices a pig with two wooded rear legs. He asked the farmer for the story behind this phenomenon and the farmer said,

"That is no ordinary pig! One night our house caught fire and we were all asleep. The pig made such a commotion that it woke us and saved our lives. Then there was the time our youngest child fell in the pond and would have drowned had the pig not jumped in and saved him."

The salesman was impressed, and said, "Yes, I see, but why the two wooden legs?"

The farmer said, "Hell, Mister, you don't eat a pig like that all at one time!"

Yep, another oldie! :D
 
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