Some quotes worth remembering for all gun owners.
Shooters, more than any other group, suffer from delusions of competence.”
– Karl Rehn
“What gets measured gets managed.”
– Peter Drucker
“When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind.”
– Lord Kelvin (Sir William Thomson)
“A single measurement is worth a thousand opinions”
– Gary Bencivenga
Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment. Put yourself on view. This brings your talents to light.
– Baltasar Gracian
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What’s a sun-dial in the shade?
– Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790)
If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don’t hoard it. Don’t dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke.
– Brendan Francis
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
– Henry Van Dyke
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
– Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
– Aldous Huxley (1894 – 1963), “Proper Studies”, 1927
Where facts are few, experts are many.
– Donald R. Gannon
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
– Benjamin Disraeli (1804 – 1881), Sybil, 1845
Knowledge and timber shouldn’t be much used till they are seasoned.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 – 1894), The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, 1858