You can’t hold a man down without staying down with him.
Booker T. Washington, (April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915), as quoted in The Great Quotations (1971) edited by George Seldes, p. 641
~ ~ Grouchy ~ ~
True enough but it’s also tough to stand up when assholes have you surrounded and are pulling you down.
Yes, Hardnox, that’s the other side of the coin. But our Founding Fathers stood against a wealth of Nations, and built the foundations of the Greatest Nation on Earth, until recently.
I like that.
I remember this quote from when I was in high school; it was on a calendar, as I recall. Funny, Capt, how some things stay with a person for life, and at the time don’t really mean all that much~!
That’s a great quote, Grouchy.
Mr. Washington managed to pack more wisdom into one sentence than Obama has given us in six years as POTUS.
Greetings, CW,,, and how true you are~! And yet, he says he’s the “Smartest President Evah~!”
(SNORK~!) Even the Peanut Farmer has him beat 8 ways from Sunday~!~!
But neither one would ever comprehend what it means, sad to say.
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