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#41 Principled Man

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Posted 19 February 2016 - 04:48 AM

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Posted 19 February 2016 - 04:54 AM

You have enemies?  GOOD.  That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.  


-- Winston Churchill

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Posted 19 February 2016 - 08:18 AM

View PostTombstone Mountain, on 18 February 2016 - 10:04 PM, said:

You don't get chocolate from the anus of a weasel
--Arabic Proverb
Huh. I've been mistaken all these years.

Does that mean that Rabbit turds aren't Cocoa Puffs?

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Posted 19 February 2016 - 09:13 AM

Goose, I know we have had our issues in the past, but some of these proverbs you have quoted here are amazing. If you model your life around some of these sentiments, then I truly have much to learn from you!

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Posted 19 February 2016 - 09:14 AM

View PostSegue Myles, on 19 February 2016 - 09:13 AM, said:

Goose, I know we have had our issues in the past, but some of these proverbs you have quoted here are amazing. If you model your life around some of these sentiments, then I truly have much to learn from you!
:cheers:

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Posted 19 February 2016 - 09:16 AM

View Postgoose, on 19 February 2016 - 12:04 AM, said:

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
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Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

These two are golden. I will remember these next time I am relapsing into a strong case of depression.

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Posted 19 February 2016 - 09:39 AM

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View Postgoose, on 19 February 2016 - 12:08 AM, said:

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.

Fantastic!

That's up there with "Don't go away mad.  Just go away."

Ha ha!  That reminds me of "Some people are like Slinkies.  They're not good for much, but they bring a smile to your face when you push them down the stairs."

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Posted 19 February 2016 - 03:24 PM

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View Posttoymaker, on 19 February 2016 - 12:20 AM, said:

View Postgoose, on 19 February 2016 - 12:08 AM, said:

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.

Fantastic!

That's up there with "Don't go away mad.  Just go away."

Ha ha!  That reminds me of "Some people are like Slinkies.  They're not good for much, but they bring a smile to your face when you push them down the stairs."

Also reminds me of the other classic Oscar Wilde insult:

“He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.”

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Posted 19 February 2016 - 10:50 PM

If everyone jumped off a bridge, would you do it, too?!



-- My mother.  (Yes, SHE said it first.....)

Edited by Principled Man, 19 February 2016 - 10:50 PM.


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Posted 19 February 2016 - 10:52 PM

View PostPrincipled Man, on 19 February 2016 - 10:50 PM, said:

If everyone jumped off a bridge, would you do it, too?!



-- My mother.  (Yes, SHE said it first.....)

And the answer, as always, is "depends on the bridge."

Or, "depends on whether the bodies piled at the bottom would be enough of a cushion to mitigate the effects of impact"

Edited by toymaker, 19 February 2016 - 10:53 PM.


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Posted 20 February 2016 - 01:03 AM

"Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing."

- Sylvia Plath

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Posted 20 February 2016 - 01:17 AM

View PostSegue Myles, on 19 February 2016 - 09:16 AM, said:

View Postgoose, on 19 February 2016 - 12:04 AM, said:

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
Dear

View Postgoose, on 19 February 2016 - 12:06 AM, said:

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

These two are golden. I will remember these next time I am relapsing into a strong case of depression.
:yes:   If nothing else...so that we remember the temporary nature of sadness, and our ability to influence it...if not eliminate it.

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Posted 20 February 2016 - 03:35 AM

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.


-- Albert Einstein

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Posted 20 February 2016 - 05:07 AM

The fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers......but they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.


-- Carl Sagan

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Posted 20 February 2016 - 10:44 AM

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"As long as there is still sex and drugs I could do without Rock and Roll" - Mick Shrimpton

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Posted 20 February 2016 - 11:05 AM

business ... you can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want ... zig ziglar

life .. the world is a classroom and love is the lesson ... ???

funny ... Hey, if you want me to take a dump in a box and mark it guaranteed, I will. I got spare time ... tommy boy

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Posted 21 February 2016 - 02:53 AM

"Youth is wasted on the young"

- George Bernard Shaw

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Posted 21 February 2016 - 04:34 AM

View PostLucas, on 21 February 2016 - 02:53 AM, said:

"Youth is wasted on the young"

- George Bernard Shaw

I hope I die before I get old.  


-- Pete Townshend

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Posted 21 February 2016 - 07:34 AM

I am nothing special, of this I am sure.

I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life.

There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough." (Nicholas Sparks)

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Posted 21 February 2016 - 10:35 AM

"We learned more from a 3-minute record, baby, than we ever learned in school..." (Bruce Springsteen)





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