Blake Snow

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Quotes by Blake Snow: Am I allowed to quote myself?


With age, I’ve started a habit of condensing my thoughts, ideas, and beliefs into short “quotables.” Here are some of my more Confucius-quality ones, formatted and ready to share—how conceited of me!

  • “In life, everybody is legally blind. Some are completely blind. Never follow the latter.”–Blake Snow
  • “If you depend on someone else to make you happy, you’re gonna have a bad time.”–Blake Snow
  • “Sometimes the best move in life (and chess) is to do nothing.”–Blake Snow (Aka Never let a threat, intimidation, or external pressure force you to do anything against your will. Make your own choices and dictate your own strategy.) 
  • “As a believer, I know I can’t scientifically prove the existence of God. But a lot of doubters suppose they have already disproved His existence, which is bad science.”–Blake Snow
  • “Don’t quit until everyone in the room tells you ‘no.‘”—Blake Snow
  • “Don’t misjudge my beliefs because someone with similar ones misjudged yours.”—Blake Snow
  • “Fair weather fans have more fun because watching mediocre teams or uncompetitive games is not entertaining.”—Blake Snow
  • “I’d rather be provocative and remembered than politically correct and ignored.”–Blake Snow

BONUS quotes by wiser men than I:

  • “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor” or “Rough seas make great sailors.”—Anonymous
  • “I’d rather be anonymously rich than deceptively poor.”–Anonymous
  • “Where words fail, music speaks.”―Hans Christian Andersen
  • “Two pairs of eyes and two pairs of hands may well save us.”—Neil Gaiman
  • “There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do and mostly live.”— Dalai Lama (not sure which one)
  • “He who chops firewood warms himself twice.”—Bill Kassis via my brother-in-law Adam
  • “Great minds discuss ideas, small minds discuss people.”—Eleanor Roosevelt