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Beam
Posted: Monday, March 21, 2016 10:06:13 PM

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"Cognitive psychology has shown that the mind best understands facts when they are woven into a conceptual fabric, such as a narrative, mental map, or intuitive theory. Disconnected facts in the mind are like unlinked pages on the Web: They might as well not exist."

Steven Pinker
anton exobio
Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2016 6:53:14 AM

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“Small disconnected facts, if you take note of them, have a way of becoming connected.”

― Walker Percy (1916 - 1990)
MelissaMe
Posted: Thursday, June 09, 2016 4:47:05 PM

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“The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers & cities; but to know someone who thinks & feels with us, & who, though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.”
― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


This is my only now.
CatCat
Posted: Friday, June 10, 2016 1:42:15 PM

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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Schlook Inside
Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2016 3:35:34 PM

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An atheist is a person who has no invisible means of support



Aldous Huxley

"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
CatCat
Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2016 12:43:46 PM

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When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.


Sacha Guitry
Schlook Inside
Posted: Sunday, June 12, 2016 12:53:48 PM

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"Revenge is sweet to the heart of the Indian "

author unknown


"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
Ursus Minor
Posted: Monday, June 13, 2016 3:57:40 AM

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Location: Inozemtsevo, Stavropol'skiy, Russia
A conclusion is the place where you got tired thinking.

(Martin Henry Fischer)
anton exobio
Posted: Monday, June 13, 2016 5:01:28 AM

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" I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right."

- Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
Ursus Minor
Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 3:36:13 AM

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There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

W. Shakespeare.
CatCat
Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:43:01 PM

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There is a crack, a crack in everything
That's how the light gets in.


Leonard Cohen
Schlook Inside
Posted: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 6:53:39 PM

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You want a perfect man, become perfect.

Sum Guy

"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
Ursus Minor
Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:33:42 AM

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Do unto others as you would like others do unto you.


Lao Tse.
Beam
Posted: Monday, June 20, 2016 11:02:18 PM

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We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Schlook Inside
Posted: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 4:11:03 PM

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Luke 6:37 "Do not judge, and you will not be judged.

"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
Beam
Posted: Friday, July 15, 2016 8:47:17 PM

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"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."

- Dalai Lama
Schlook Inside
Posted: Saturday, July 16, 2016 3:45:18 PM

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"Hope means expectancy when things are otherwise hopeless"

GK Chesterton

"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
Beam
Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2016 2:23:44 PM

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“One should . . . be able to see things as hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.”

― F. Scott Fitzgerald
Schlook Inside
Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2016 5:30:46 PM

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"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
Hope123
Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 11:29:11 PM

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Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. Buddha

Equality is when you see a person - not a label.
Beam
Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017 8:31:54 PM

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Woman: If I were your wife I’d put poison in your tea!
Man: If I were your husband I’d drink it!

(sometimes attributed as an exchange between Nancy Astor and Winston Churchill)
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017 6:13:06 AM

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“Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.”

― Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
Schlook Inside
Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017 2:15:30 PM

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"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
Hope123
Posted: Saturday, July 22, 2017 1:05:31 AM

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Happiness in marriage is having two bathrooms. Hope123

Equality is when you see a person - not a label.
Schlook Inside
Posted: Sunday, July 23, 2017 12:18:05 PM

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^^^




By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher. -Socrates










"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
Articulate Dreamer
Posted: Sunday, July 23, 2017 3:11:00 PM

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"...hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour"
Schlook Inside
Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 4:52:02 PM

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"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
Beam
Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 7:57:01 PM

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He married her because she was "such a beauty"; he divorced her because "all she thinks of are her looks."
She married him because he was "the life of the party"; she divorced him because "he never wants to come home from a party."

- Sydney J. Harris
Schlook Inside
Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 2:37:20 PM

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"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
Beam
Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 7:27:09 PM

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Schlook Inside
Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017 2:55:11 PM

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Once bitten twice shy.

"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
Alice M Toaster
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 9:56:30 AM

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He was shy, and would not willingly face any woman except his mother. - Kate Chopin

Don't let the past remind you of what you are not now
Schlook Inside
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 3:34:46 PM

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My dad could be beyond brilliant but totally introverted. If we're talking about computers, he's on. Otherwise, he's a total recluse - he stays in the house and won't leave, and I'm like that. If I'm not working, I'm locked up in my room. - Alessandra Torresani

"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017 12:57:04 PM

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If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.
Richard Bach

Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
Schlook Inside
Posted: Saturday, August 05, 2017 2:48:36 PM

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"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
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