Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Friday, June 28, 2013 8:55 a.m.
    UPDATED: Friday, June 28, 2013 8:56 a.m.
Veterans of the 737th Tank Battalion that served under  Patton gather at the Transportation Museum.
Veterans of the 737th Tank Battalion that served under Patton gather at the Transportation Museum.

“That’s why Hitler gave up, because of the farmer boys from the South.”

— Veteran at reunion of 737th Tank Battalion

“We are writing history. We are no longer sitting on the couch waiting on someone else to do the job.”

— Heitor Vinci, Catawba student

on protesting the government in his home country of Brazil

“I said, ‘I give them my bad eye,’ Most of the time, that was enough.”

— Rosella Caldwell, retired teacher

on how she kept class discipline

“What would Clyde think?”

— John Grimes,

brick mason and artist,

on considering the viewpoint of a fellow artist

“I was the person people loved to hate, but they loved me. As much as they hated me, they loved that Fargo strut.”

— The late Jackie Fargo,

quoted in “The Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame: Tag Teams”

“He really believed in his players and made us believe in ourselves. There is no doubt he had a positive impact on my life.”

— Sandy Moore

about the late Coach Jim DeHart

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