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Beam
Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 9:07:26 PM

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"The most worthwhile form of education is the kind that puts the educator inside you, as it were, so that the appetite for learning persists long after the external pressure for grades and degrees has vanished. Otherwise you are not educated; you are merely trained."
- Sydney J. Harris
IMcRout
Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 9:12:05 AM

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The Squaw On The Hippopotamus Is Equal To The Sum Of The Squaws On The Two Hides.

(Solution to an ancient native American puzzle.) Whistle

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
DarkMoon
Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 5:50:46 PM

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"Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm."

- Earl Nightingale
DarkMoon
Posted: Thursday, April 30, 2015 3:29:50 PM

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“For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Beam
Posted: Thursday, April 30, 2015 7:28:26 PM

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"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."

- Martha Washington
IMcRout
Posted: Friday, May 1, 2015 7:26:09 AM

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I surly wish we could, "word off evil" with a bond fire, maybe if we through a few Republicans on the fire the evil would lesson?
FFM

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
DarkMoon
Posted: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 5:08:34 PM

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"Si vis pacem, para bellum" ("If you want peace, prepare for war".)

Latin adage adapted from Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
DarkMoon
Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 5:07:27 PM

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"Life is so constructed that an event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation."

- Charlotte Bronte
DarkMoon
Posted: Sunday, May 10, 2015 1:55:46 PM

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“Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.”

― Elbert Hubbard
DarkMoon
Posted: Monday, May 11, 2015 2:49:41 PM

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“Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, 'Where have I gone wrong'.
Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night.”

- Charles M. Schulz
Beam
Posted: Monday, May 11, 2015 8:37:45 PM

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"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy."

- Guillaume Apollinaire
DarkMoon
Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 2:41:44 PM

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“Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon.”

- Charles M. Schulz

DarkMoon
Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 4:55:59 PM

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“They sicken of the calm who know the storm.”

- Dorothy Parker
DarkMoon
Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2015 2:55:03 PM

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“The energy of the mind is the essence of life.”

- Aristotle
DarkMoon
Posted: Saturday, May 16, 2015 11:50:42 AM

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“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”

- Elbert Hubbard
DarkMoon
Posted: Sunday, May 17, 2015 5:02:44 PM

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“Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.”

- Baltasar Gracián
IMcRout
Posted: Monday, May 18, 2015 2:54:56 AM

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The advantage of wisdom is that you can play dumb. The opposite is rather more difficult.

- Kurt Tucholsky

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
DarkMoon
Posted: Monday, May 18, 2015 6:45:12 PM

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Sometimes a man wants to be stupid if it lets him do a thing his cleverness forbids.

- John Steinbeck
Schlook Inside
Posted: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:50:01 PM

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"Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people."

Eleanor Roosevelt


“The lion doesn’t turn around when the small dog barks.” – African Proverb.
DarkMoon
Posted: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:14:36 PM

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“You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not’?”

- George Bernard Shaw
DarkMoon
Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 2:27:43 PM

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“Never explain―your friends do not need it, and your enemies will not believe you anyway.”

- Elbert Hubbard
Beam
Posted: Friday, May 22, 2015 10:29:06 PM

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"Most men and women, by birth or nature, lack the means to advance in wealth and power, but all have the ability to advance in knowledge."

- Pythagoras (570-490 BCE)
DarkMoon
Posted: Friday, May 22, 2015 10:57:26 PM

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“To attain knowledge, add things everyday. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.”

- Lao Tzu
Beam
Posted: Friday, May 22, 2015 11:11:34 PM

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"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
DarkMoon
Posted: Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:48:31 AM

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“To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality.”

- John Ruskin
Beam
Posted: Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:21:43 AM

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"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring."

- Marilyn Monroe
Beam
Posted: Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:22:52 AM

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"Had the price of looking been blindness, I would have looked."

- Ralph Ellison
DarkMoon
Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:02:52 PM

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“Life is unrest, and its passage at best a zigzag course, that only straightens to a direct line when viewed across the years.”

- Elbert Hubbard
Beam
Posted: Monday, May 25, 2015 9:06:49 PM

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"I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that."

- Lauren Bacall
Katxo
Posted: Saturday, May 30, 2015 9:08:50 PM

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When we got into office, the thing that surprised me most was to find that things were just as bad as we'd been saying they were.

JFK
DarkMoon
Posted: Sunday, June 7, 2015 3:35:43 PM

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"I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference."

"The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost
DarkMoon
Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 4:40:32 PM

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“Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it.”

- W. Somerset Maugham
DarkMoon
Posted: Monday, August 3, 2015 5:53:25 PM

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“As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind.
To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again.
To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.”

- Henry David Thoreau
S. Ilker Orsel
Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2015 7:50:12 AM

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"Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turn'd / Nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorn'd" ---- William Congreve

DarkMoon
Posted: Saturday, September 12, 2015 8:22:26 PM

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"In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself."

- Albert Einstein
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