Originally Posted by Anonymous
Teddy Roosevelt wrote an essay called "The Man in the Arens" and one of the great lines in it is "The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who, at best, knows the triumph of high achievement; and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat."...Critics...interesting group..usually think they could do a better job..having never even attempted what they think they could be better at...

must've been dying for years to pull out the one quote you learned in your life (or did you look that one up?) and is laughable in that it so inappropriate to this discussion nor are your claims or interpretation of this quote even germane to the original point.

nice try there, Ted