Quotes about role models
"Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example." Mark Twain "We are, in truth, more than a half of what we are by imitation." Lord Chesterfield "We love in others what we lack ourselves, and would be everything but wha...
"Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example."
"We are, in truth, more than a half of what we are by imitation."
"We love in others what we lack ourselves, and would be everything but what we are."
"I do not care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members."
Source: Men's Health
More information for undecided voters
In The Rail's continuing effort to help out any undecided area voters - all three of you know your names! - here's information out of Men's Health on who is the healthiest candidate:
Age: George W. Bush, at 58, is two years younger than Sen. John Kerry. Edge to: Bush.
Height & weight: Bush is 6 feet tall and weighs 190 pounds; Kerry is 6-4 and weighs 180 pounds. Edge to: Kerry, with a body mass index of just 21.9.
Favorite sandwich: A draw since both men like peanut butter and jelly, a smart mix of energy boosting carbs and healthy fats.
Favorite cereal: Bush likes Special K; Kerry goes for Raisin bran. Edge to: It's a draw. Kerry gets more fiber, but more sugar as well.
Favorite drink: Bush likes diet soda; Kerry slurps water. Edge: Kerry, though neither drink has calories.
Favorite snack: Bush likes Cheetos and Fritos while Kerry noshes on chocolate-chip cookies. Edge to: Another draw. It's a choice between empty carbs and empty sugars.
Favorite fitness: Bush runs, lifts weights and maintains the ranch in Crawford, Texas (above); Kerry bikes, skis and windsurfs. Edge: Bush, with both aerobic and anaerobic workouts.
Winner? Too close to call.
Signs you've grown up
- You're so ready to vote you can taste metal.
- You feel almost no desire to get any current athlete's autograph.
- You clean and put away your tools.
- You've finally learned what "escrow" means and can use it in a sentence.
- You no longer care how much hair you have.
- Actually, no, you don't feel like a beer.
- You think about sock color.
Source: Men's Health
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