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TheParser
Posted: Friday, February 10, 2017 9:12:52 AM
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FROSTY X RIME wrote:

"The solution to today's problem is tomorrow's problem."



That's a really good one!

Dreamy
Posted: Friday, February 10, 2017 7:52:30 PM

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"You may do as you please, Mr. Miscreant, but if you displease the police it will please the court to ignore your pleas, and send you directly to prison."

Justice Mulberry in "The Autonomous Acronyms" by the Marquis Of Windsor Normandy.

Job 33:15 "In a dream, in a vision of the night, When deep sleep falls upon men, In slumberings upon the bed;" Theology 101 "If He doesn't know everything then He isn't God."
TheParser
Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:05:05 AM
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No. 56


"You will only injure yourself if you take notice of despicable enemies."


-- Aesop


*****

If the Internet had existed in his time, Aesop would probably have written that advice in capital letters.
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017 3:55:54 AM

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“If the wind blows, ride it.”

- Arabic proverb


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
TheParser
Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017 9:51:13 AM
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No. 57.


"There's only four things we [Americans] do better than anyone else [in the world]: music, movies, microcode (software), high-speed pizza delivery."


-- Neal Stephenson
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017 11:23:36 AM

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Finns do better music, better program code, and better pizzas with speed delivery. Americans might do better movies with more money in their back.
Whistle

EDIT:
This is only my fair-minded opinion ;-)


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
TheParser
Posted: Thursday, March 30, 2017 8:27:28 AM
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No. 58


"The trouble with people is not what they don't know but that they know so much that ain't [isn't] so."


-- Josh Billings
TheParser
Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017 7:07:05 AM
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No. 59



"Work is the least disappointing relationship you can have."



-- Bette Davis, a movie star when movie stars were truly movie stars.
Ashwin Joshi
Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017 8:01:00 AM

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"Waiting for a bigger occasion, we shouldn't blow away small moments of joy."

-From Famous Indian Film "Bawarchi".

Me Gathering Pebbles at The Seashore.-Aj
TheParser
Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017 8:23:07 AM
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No. 60


"There, comrades, is the answer to all our problems. It is summed up in a single word -- man [human beings]."


-- George Orwell, author
FROSTY X RIME
Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 4:15:08 PM

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You who are in power have only the means that money can produce-we who are in expectation have those which devotion prompts.

-M.Noirtier, The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas pere-

What should be shall be-The fellowship of the ring-
almo 1
Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 8:13:05 PM
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No medicine cures what happiness cannot.


- García Márquez -





almo 1
Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 8:13:55 PM
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Happiness Is a Warm Gun.



- John Lennon -







TheParser
Posted: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 10:31:22 AM
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No. 61


"Beyond the mountains, more mountains."


-- Haitian proverb (= never-ending problems)
TheParser
Posted: Saturday, May 13, 2017 11:08:39 AM
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No. 62


"If someone is a complete SOB [in sports], that person is probably an SOB in life, and not someone you want to be around ."


--April/May, 2017, issue of AARP The Magazine (for old American people).
TheParser
Posted: Friday, May 26, 2017 8:52:13 AM
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No. 63


"Be afraid, be very afraid."


(source of this quotation: phrases.org.uk/meaning/be-afraid)


TheParser
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 9:35:27 AM
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No. 64


"Your friend today could be your enemy tomorrow."

-- unknown

(So be careful what you tell your "friend.")
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 11:49:28 AM

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TheParser wrote:
No. 63


"Be afraid, be very afraid."


(source of this quotation: phrases.org.uk/meaning/be-afraid)


Source of this quotation - Wednesday Addams:



Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 12:08:00 PM

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And one of my favourites:

"When you try to fit in, you'll disappear."



Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
TheParser
Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 7:06:33 AM
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Drag0nspeaker wrote:
And one of my favourites:

"When you try to fit in, you'll disappear."




Thanks for the video (which I cannot access) and the illustration of the above quotation.

That quotation is spot on, if you get my drift.



Have a nice (Wednes)day!
TheParser
Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017 8:43:54 AM
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No. 65



"Life is not a dress rehearsal."

-- Rose Tremain (?)


( = This is your one life. This is it. So do your best, for you do not know when you will be gone. Always be nice to those good people in your life.)
TheParser
Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017 7:44:31 AM
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No. 66

"Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue."

-- Francois de La Rochefoucauld


(That's why there are so many sanctimonious hypocrites.)
TheParser
Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017 7:56:56 AM
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No. 67


"He who tries to do the master-carpenter's chipping for him is lucky if he does not cut his hand."




-- Arthur Waley's translation from the Chinese classic Tao Te Ching. Presumably, the "master-carpenter" is what Westerners call "God."
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