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Dal Maxvill

Social climber
Mar 31, 2014 - 10:37pm PT
I don't think I will win a game in this match. Lasker plays too stupidly for me to look at the board with any interest. - David Janowski

Trad climber
South Pasadena, CA
Apr 7, 2014 - 01:57pm PT
I have a new favorite quote, just saw it this morning:

Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but itíll always get you the right ones
-- John Lennon

Trad climber
Santa Cruz/New Zealand/South Pacific
Apr 7, 2014 - 03:59pm PT
Credit: guido

Social climber
granada hills
Apr 8, 2014 - 03:55am PT
"It's like 5.12 rests."

-Troy Wald

Big Wall climber
Denver, CO
Apr 8, 2014 - 04:23am PT
Build a man a fire, and you keep him warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and you keep him warm for the rest of his life.

Mountain climber
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Apr 9, 2014 - 01:50pm PT
"We are more certain when we are ignorant, with knowledge comes doubt." - J W von Goethe

"At both ends of the social spectrum, lies the leisure class." - Eric Beck

"You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus." - Mark Twain

"For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple -- and wrong." - H L Mencken

"If Iíd asked people what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse." - Henry Ford

"Anything worth doing is worth doing superficially. Anything not worth doing is not worth doing well." - various (Tukey, Ehrlich)

"Practice all things in moderation, including the practice of moderation." - Arnold Beckman

"Wise men speak when they have something to say, Fools when they have to say something." - Plato

"Snowflakes are the hieroglyphs sent from the sky." - Ukichiro Nakaya

"I have outlived my pecker." - Willie Nelson, on his 75th birthday.
Larry Nelson

Social climber
Apr 9, 2014 - 03:11pm PT
"Why do people say 'Grow some balls'? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you really want to get tough, grow a vagina. Those things take a pounding".
Betty White

Apr 9, 2014 - 03:21pm PT
When perversions go unchecked they become the norm.

I'm not sure who said this but I agree.

San Jose, CA
Apr 9, 2014 - 03:55pm PT
"Many more people can take machines to pieces than can put them together again."
 H.G. Wells
Larry Nelson

Social climber
Apr 9, 2014 - 04:05pm PT
"I like men who have a future and women who have a past."
Oscar Wilde

Apr 9, 2014 - 04:11pm PT
When the power of love overcomes the love of power,

Only then will the world know peace.

Jimmy Hendrix

Trad climber
Apr 9, 2014 - 04:12pm PT
I always liked this exchange in priority shift between Howard Doyle and Eric Janoscrat on the second pitch of a new climb at Seneca, as related by Howard on the front porch of the Gendarme store.

Howie, who weighed about what a baby grand piano does, was leading a new route and stalled out.

Eric: "what taking you so long Howie?"

Howie: "It's hard."

Eric: "hurry up will you? I see a thunderstorm coming in. We'll get soaked."

Howie: " look, the rock is loose. I might pull half the cliff down on you. The last three pieces suck. If I come off I'm pulling us both off."

Eric: .... Long pause... "take your time...."

Trad climber
Yacolt, WA
Apr 9, 2014 - 04:16pm PT
My Dad:

"God Hates a Coward"

Going all in playing cards. Oft repeated.

lost, far away from Poland
Apr 9, 2014 - 04:21pm PT
"I don't understand what you are saying but I disagree."


Apr 9, 2014 - 04:23pm PT
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions,

Leonardo da Vinci

Larry Nelson

Social climber
Apr 9, 2014 - 04:26pm PT
"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all."
Helen Keller
scuffy b

heading slowly NNW
Apr 9, 2014 - 05:55pm PT
REPORTER TO GANDHI: What do you think of Western civilization.
GANDHI: It would be a good idea.

Apr 9, 2014 - 06:20pm PT
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.

Henry David Thoreau

lars johansen

Trad climber
West Marin, CA
Apr 9, 2014 - 07:34pm PT
"When you come to a fork in the road..take it"-Yogi Berra

Big Wall climber
San Luis Obispo, CA
Apr 9, 2014 - 09:28pm PT
"the best climber in the world is the one having the most fun"

-alex lowe

"if you are an as#@&%e and you win the gold medal, you are still a as#@&%e"

-cool runnings

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