Yes, we’re still in that pre-camp dead time. So while we patiently wait I decided to take some famous quotes and modify them to apply them to the Bengals.
I’ve listed the original quote and attributed author, and then the modified quote below.
Please vote for your favorite.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent. - Thomas Jefferson
All Mike Brown needs to gain a foothold is for good fans to remain silent.
Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto. - Thomas Jefferson
Followers of all teams, but fans of one, should be out motto.
Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country – JFK
Ask not what your Bengals can do for you. Ask what you can do for your Bengals.
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home. - Mother Teresa
Fan relations begins by taking care of the closest ones – the ticket holders
An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching. - Mahatma Gandhi
An ounce of winning is worth more than tons of potential
A great city is not to be confused with a populous one. - Aristotle
A great team is not to be confused with a popular one
Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. - C. S. Lewis
Aim at a Super Bowl and you will get a decent season thrown in. Aim at a decent season and you will get neither.
Christianity if false is of no importance, and if true of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important. - C. S. Lewis
Winning championships if impossible are of no importance, and if possible of ultimate importance. The only thing they cannot be are moderately important.
True, I am in love with suffering, but I do not know if I deserve the honor. - Saint Ignatius
True, in the 90’s I was a Bengals’ fan, but I do not know if they deserved the honor.
Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger. – Saint Basil
Many a fan curses the losses, and knows not that it brings high draft picks to drive away the losses
All great change in America begins at the dinner table. - Ronald Reagan
All great change on the Bengals’ team begins at the draft table
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.- Winston Churchill
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade the people of Hamilton country to build me a new stadium.
Listen, strange women lyin' in ponds distributin' swords is no basis for a system of government. – (Monty Python and the Holy Grail)
Listen, rich men with money distributin’ nfl franchises to their children is no basis for a system of general management
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here. This is the War Room! – President Muffley (Dr Strangelove)
Gentlemen, you can’t think in here. This is the Browns draft room! .
Hey! Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa. – Ray Kinsella (Field of Dreams)
Hey! Is this hell? Not, it’s Pittsburgh
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die. - Inigo Montoya
Hello. My name is Max Montoya. You beat us in the Super Bowl. Prepare to die.