2 of my favorite quotes

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2 of my favorite quotes

Postby NT » Tue Jul 20, 2004 5:55 pm

\"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.\" - Dr. Seuss \"When you come to the end of all the light you know, and it's time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: Either you will be given something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.\" Edward Teller
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Re: 2 of my favorite quotes

Postby redline » Wed Jul 21, 2004 8:53 pm

The second quote was recently attributed to someone else here. Are you sure it's Teller? Where's it from?
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Postby NT » Wed Jul 21, 2004 8:56 pm

a friend of mine passed it on to me and attributed it to Teller?!
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Postby redline » Thu Jul 22, 2004 7:13 am

Someone recently attributed it to someone else (some self-help guru, I think.) Unless I'm mistaken, Teller was a physicist -- and the psychological attitude manifest in the second quote seems unlikely for a person with an empirical, scientific cast of mind. That's why I was curious.
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Postby redline » Fri Jul 23, 2004 5:30 pm

Here it is, I've found it (it is supposedly Patrick Overton -- of whom I know nothing): http://www.barbarasher.com/boards/viewtopic.php?t=11574 http://www.patrickoverton.com/poster.html
Faith When you walk to the edge of all the light you have and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown, you must believe that one of two things will happen: There will be something solid for you to stand upon, or, you will be taught how to fly --Patrick Overton
PS. OK, I looked at his website -- he's \"an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), having served as a bi-vocational parish minister to rural and small community churches for eighteen years.\" (http://www.patrickoverton.com/bio.html) Now that fits better than Teller :).
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