Real shortsighted quotes from famous people (20 Photos)

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  • clique84

    #13: Well since there was no way for old George to have known what was happening half a world away in a zecretmeetinv to sign the Declaration of Independence, how is that shortsighted?

  • Rusty_Dreams

    #6 is right!!

    #11 Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha

  • Jake

    #20 #17 #15
    Maybe Grover Cleveland was right…

  • Chicago Sean

    #6 Annie Hall is a shitty movie

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  • Bob Olinsky

    He may have been a dick, but King George III didn't keep a diary. Interesting back story on that though.

  • GB_

    #12 "Even if we have to blow up your house and kill you and all your neighbors in the process, your mail WILL get there on time. America, F*ck Yeah!"

  • CaptainStag

    #13 Screenshot, or it didn't happen. I guarantee this is utter bullshit.

  • jpwordman

    Notice how nothing Ron Paul said is on this list…

  • AntonJ

    "At this juncture, however, the impact on the broader economy and financial markets of the problems in the subprime market seems likely to be contained. In particular, mortgages to prime borrowers and fixed-rate mortgages to all classes of borrowers continue to perform well, with low rates of delinquency."
    -Ben Bernanke, March 28, 2007 (as the housing bubble was collapsing)

    • MEK

      "This real-estate bubble will burst, as all bubbles do"
      – Ron Paul, 9/6/2001 (~6 years before the housing bubble popped)

  • ieathedead

    Reblogged this on eatingthedead.

  • Nick

    "I'll have those n*ggers voting Democrat for the next 100 years"

    Lyndon B. Johnson (D)

  • u know who it is

    ladies home journal is on top of their game

  • Ron Mexico

    I wonder how many of these quotes were actually spoken by the person credited with the quote.

  • Gogo

    Complete and utter bullshit

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  • Kurt R

    As a computer security specialist, Clinton and the other Y2K warners were CORRECT.

    Please tell your friends: Only because of the dire warnings were MILLIONS AND MILLIIONS of dollars spent fixing the software so that so little happened.

    It is a testament to the "panickers" that so little happened.

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  • More

    Yup, def some great quotes to use in here.

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