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Quote Left I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. Quote Right
Quote Left Duty is heavier than a mountain, death lighter than a feather. Quote Right
Quote Left You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. Quote Right
Quote Left I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. Quote Right
Quote Left I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying. Quote Right
Quote Left Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. Quote Right
Quote Left I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it is an illusion to me . . . Failure always made me try harder next time. Quote Right
Quote Left It's heavy duty to try to do everything and please everybody . . . My job was to go out there and play the game of basketball as best I can, ... People may not agree with that . . . I can't live with what everyone's impression of what I should or what I shouldn't do. Quote Right
Quote Left Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game. Quote Right
Quote Left I don't want this to feel like a funeral. Quote Right
Quote Left Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law. Because, in other words, the powerful don't play; they mean to keep that power, and those who are the powerless (you and me) better shape up --mimic/ape/suck --in the very image of the powerful, or the powerful will destroy you --you and our children. Quote Right
Quote Left Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it Quote Right
Quote Left A poet can read. A poet can write. A poet is African in Africa, or Irish in Ireland, or French on the left bank of Paris, or white in Wisconsi... Quote Right
Quote Left I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win. Quote Right
Quote Left My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes. Quote Right
Quote Left I never thought a role model should be negative. Quote Right
Quote Left You have to expect things of yourself before you do them. Quote Right
Quote Left The Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea are made of the same water. It flows down, clean and cool, from the heights of Herman and the roots of the cedars of Lebanon. the Sea of Galilee makes beauty of it, the Sea of Galilee has an outlet. It gets to give. It gathers in its riches that it may pour them out again to fertilize the Jordan plain. But the Dead Sea with the same water makes horror. For the Dead Sea has no outlet. It gets to keep. Quote Right
Quote Left We wanted to do something to show our gratitude. We will never forget what Sergeant Jordan did for us. Quote Right
Quote Left All of Western tradition, from the late bloom of the British Empire right through the early doom of Vietnam, dictates that you do something spectacular and irreversible whenever you find yourself in or whenever you impose yourself upon a wholly unfamiliar situation belonging to somebody else. Frequently it's your soul or your honor or your manhood, or democracy itself, at stake. Quote Right
Quote Left If any of us hopes to survive, s/he must meet the extremity of the American female condition with immediate and political response. The thoroughly destructive and indefensible subjugation of the majority of Americans cannot continue except at the peril of the entire body politic. Quote Right
Quote Left We’ll drink the wine till the cup is dry, and kiss the girls so they’ll not cry, and toss the dice until we fly to dance with Jak o’ the Shadows. We’ll dance all night while the moon runs free, and dandle the lasses upon our knee, and then you’ll ride along with me, to dance with Jak o’ the Shadows. We’ll sing all night, and drink all day, and on the girls we’ll spend our pay, and when it’s gone, then we’ll away, to dance with Jak o’ the Shadows. There’re some delight in ale and wine, and some in girls with ankles fine but my delight, yes, always mine, is to dance with Jak o’ the Shadows. We’ll toss the dice however they fall, and snuggle the girls be they short or tall, then follow young Mat whenever he calls, to dance with Jak o’ the Shadows. Quote Right
Quote Left ... the victim accommodates to power. The victim doesn't want anymore [sic] trouble. Quote Right
Quote Left He's such a quiet kid. That was the most emotion we've seen out of him all year. I think he was waiting for this moment to go in and compete against Shaquille. I had the same thing when I first came into the league (in 1996) and competed against Michael (Jordan). Quote Right
Quote Left The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. Quote Right
Quote Left Now these are the kings of the land, which the children of Israel smote, and possessed their land on the other side Jordan toward the rising of the sun, from the river Arnon unto mount Hermon, and all the plain on the east: / Sihon king of the Amorites, who dwelt in Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is upon the bank of the river Arnon, and from the middle of the river, and from half Gilead, even unto the river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon; / And from the plain to the sea of Chinneroth on the east, and unto the sea of the plain, even the salt sea on the east, the way to Bethjeshimoth; and from the south, under Ashdothpisgah: / And the coast of Og king of Bashan, which was of the remnant of the giants, that dwelt at Ashtaroth and at Edrei, / And reigned in mount Hermon, and in Salcah, and in all Bashan, unto the border of the Geshurites and the Maachathites, and half Gilead, the border of Sihon king of Heshbon. Quote Right
Quote Left anytime you see white men suppose to fight each other an you not white, well you know you got trouble, because they blah-blah loud about Democrat or Republican an they huffing an puff about democracy someplace else but relentless, see, the deal come down evil on somebody don have no shirt an tie, somebody don live in no whiteman house no whiteman country. Quote Right
Quote Left Like a lot of Black women, I have always had to invent the power my freedom requires ... Quote Right
Quote Left The law demands good works and uses its terror--rejection, shame, fear of punishment, unanswered prayer, personal tragedy, etc.--as motivation. Here performance is a necessity to secure the blessings and avoid the curses. Grace, on the other hand, allows us to serve on a different basis--not from fear but on the basis of love and gratitude, from appreciation and gladness for blessings freely given and freely received. Quote Right
Quote Left If God calls you to be a missionary, don't stoop to be a king. Quote Right
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Member Quotes About Jordan

Quote Left "The eyes can be deceiving, what you think stands before you is a sheep, but, it could be a wolf in disguise. Always trust your Spirit; the Spirit never lies." Poet: Ken Jordan Quote Right
Quote Left “Anyone who doesn’t want to tell their age, has never lived.” Poet Ken Jordan Quote Right
Quote Left “You can not make someone drink water when their trust is gone.” Poet: Ken Jordan Quote Right
Quote Left “O’ye keepers of Light, let your light shine from the heart, so that those who are in darkness can see.” Poet: Ken Jordan Quote Right
Quote Left A Divine voice echoes through the “mystic wind." One that speak to those who are silent. _________________________________ Poet Ken Jordan Quote Right