About Jason McKay

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  • Jason shared from I Heard My Country Calling: A Memoir by James Webb
    Despite my degree in engineering from the Naval Academy I would not have recognized an electrostatic precipitator if it were sitting by itself in a field with a large label on it, and if I had seen one in a village in the An Hoa Basin I probably would have become suspicious and blown it up.
  • Jason shared from Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
    A lifetime of glory is worth a moment of pain. Louie thought: Let go.
    Note: Louis Zamperini, 1917-2014
  • Jason shared from I Heard My Country Calling: A Memoir by James Webb
    “We rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts.”
  • Jason shared from A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R.R. Martin
    “Ah,” said Varys. “To be sure. You are an honest and honorable man, Lord Eddard. Ofttimes I forget that. I have met so few of them in my life.” He glanced around the cell. “When I see what honesty and honor have won you, I understand why.”
    Note: So many great lines in this book. This one might be the best.
  • Jason shared from Cloud Atlas: A Novel by David Mitchell
    Faith, the least exclusive club on Earth, has the craftiest doorman. Every time I’ve stepped through its wide-open doorway, I find myself stepping out on the street again.
(Rhodes Island)
Jason McKay