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    Anyone recognize this quote?

    I read a quote a little while ago but can't think of the exact words nor who said it. So I'm going to turn to you fine folks for help. The quote I'm, trying to think of goes kinda like this "whether you believe you can or can't, either way, you're right" So if anyone could tell me who said it and the exact words are, It would be greatly appreciated.

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    Henry Ford
    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Giolander: There can be only one.
    Giodome: Several impostors enter, only the real one leaves?

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    It is quoted many different ways, but usually attributed to Henry Ford.

    Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.

    EDIT: Ms. Gio beat me to the punch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    After reading ms.gio and jsharr I would say it probably could be attributed to Henry Ford.

    EDIT: I am an apprentice of the obvious... one day hope to be a master of the obvious.
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    Alright, thanks for the quick replies and answering the question.

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    Heh, no problem.
    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Giolander: There can be only one.
    Giodome: Several impostors enter, only the real one leaves?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Darwin View Post
    EDIT: I am an apprentice of the obvious... one day hope to be a master of the obvious.
    You might as well aspire to be a superhero of the obvious...




    BTW, one the google search results for "captain obvious":


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    Me, I say it a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carbonlife View Post
    ...BTW, one the google search results for "captain obvious":

    I find that hilarious and completely politically correct at the same time.

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    A girl once asked me to give her twelve inches and make it hurt. I had to make love to her 3 times and then punch her in the nose.

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    Wow, captain obvious on the left looks a lot like Orgazmo
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    Yet more proof that I'm.. well, pretty much right about everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    A girl once asked me to give her twelve inches and make it hurt. I had to make love to her 3 times and then punch her in the nose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trsidn View Post
    Wow, captain obvious on the left looks a lot like Orgazmo
    let me find my choda boy costume...

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