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On 06/06/2012 04:14 PM, Alan Browne wrote:
> Seen today...
> The galleries are full of critics.
> They play no ball.
> They fight no fights.
> They make no mistakes because they attempt nothing.
> Down in the arena are the doers.
> They make mistakes because they try things.
> The man who makes no mistakes lacks boldness and the
> spirit of adventure.
> He is the one who never tries anything.
> He is the brake on the wheel of progress.
> And, yet it cannot be truly said he makes no mistakes,
> because his biggest mistake is the very fact that he
> tries nothing, does nothing, except criticize those
> who do things.
> General David M. Shoup

Yep, that really nailed it.

When I was a kid, my father always told me to go out there and do it.

Took me a hell of a long time, but I started
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