Category Archives: Famous Quotes


After Sunday’s loss to the San Francisco 49ers and the ensuing handshake fiasco with 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz should have lived by a famous quote by Paul Brown:

“When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.”
Paul Brown
US football coach & owner (1908 – 1991)

“Turn Out the Lights the Party’s Over…”

“Turn out the lights the party’s over they say that all good things must end, Let’s call it a night the party’s over and tomorrow starts the same old thing again…” —Football Legend Don Meredith (who passed away this week at the age of 72) quoting Willie Nelson’s song on Monday Night Football

Top 5 Thanksgiving Day Quotes

#1:  Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude.   E.P. Powell

 #2:  Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. Oprah Winfrey

#3:  If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice.   Meister Eckhart

 #4:  As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy

#5:  Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow. Edward Sandford Martin

…places to play in and pray in…

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to the body and soul.”– John Muir


Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, October 2010