Category Archives: quote

Aldo Leopold "Farm" quote


Limits

“Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.”
— Mae Jemison


Individual Loyalty

Boardwalk to perfection

“If a man is not faithful to his own individuality, he cannot be loyal to anything.”
— Claude McKay


Civilization needs to catch up

Cuppy Hermit Quote


“Never call anyone a baboon unless you are sure of your facts.”
—Will Cuppy


John Steinbeck

“Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.”
—John Steinbeck, “Of Mice and Men”


The Alaskan Mosquito

The flight characteristics of Alaskan mosquitoes have been greatly exaggerated. It is not true that they are as large as vultures. It is not true that antiaircraft outfits fresh from the States have opened fire on them, thinking they were Japanese Zeroes. Their tail assemblage is entirely different.”

— Eleventh Air Force pilot, 1943
Quoted in “The Thousand Mile War” by Brian Garfield