Anthony Bourdain Quote

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 16 12:42:12 UTC 2013

I like it!

It was also said of Frederick the Great's horse.

I wonder if Magellan had a cat on board.


On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 9:13 PM, Dave Hause <dwhause at> wrote:

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> The obvious reposte would seem to be, "Napolean's mules had seen a hundred
> campaigns but they were still mules."
> Dave Hause, dwhause at
> Waynesville, MO
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> From: "Jonathan Lighter" <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
> Bourdain is in a current TV promo intoning, "Someone once said, 'Don't tell
> me what a man knows; tell me where he's been.'"  He goes on to say how much
> he enjoys sharing a pipe with a shaman.
> Anyway, I can't find any evidence that anyone other than Bourdain himself
> ever made that sententious and not very persuasive claim (what if you've
> been everywhere and you're still a fool?).
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