Re: Holiday quotations for inspiration and fun

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Fri Dec 21 2001 - 09:11:31 MST

Max More wrote:
> From the profound to the hilarious, some quotations for the holiday season
> in a year of terrible and wonderful events:
> "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even
> though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who
> neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight
> that knows not victory or defeat."
> --Theodore Roosevelt

Actually, Roosevelt was paraphrasing Montrose, who earlier said in his
famous toast: "He fears his fate too much, and his deserts are small,
who dares not put it to the touch, to win or lose it all".

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