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Where does a wise man hide a leaf? In the forest. But what does he do if there is no forest? ... He grows a forest to hide it... Options
Daemon
Posted: Saturday, October 05, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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Where does a wise man hide a leaf? In the forest. But what does he do if there is no forest? ... He grows a forest to hide it in.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)
Bully_rus
Posted: Saturday, October 05, 2013 6:27:53 AM
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If a one wise man can hide it, then another wise man can find it. Lucky persons is also cannot be fully discarded.
MTC
Posted: Saturday, October 05, 2013 3:32:31 PM
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Daemon wrote:
Where does a wise man hide a leaf? In the forest. But what does he do if there is no forest? ... He grows a forest to hide it in.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)


Ah ha! This would account for the abundance of bearded sages in our forests.



Tovarish
Posted: Saturday, October 05, 2013 11:25:43 PM

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In plain sight.
Verbatim
Posted: Sunday, October 06, 2013 1:57:52 PM
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Daemon wrote:
Where does a wise man hide a leaf? In the forest. But what does he do if there is no forest? ... He grows a forest to hide it in.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)


That's it! But what about the new forest? It can take care of itself: it can't be seen for the trees.

Except that no forest is dense enough to hide any leaf from "The Innocence of Father Brown".Shame on you
uuaschbaer
Posted: Sunday, October 06, 2013 2:48:16 PM

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Which is why I keep my sewing kit in the haystack.

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Tovarish
Posted: Sunday, October 06, 2013 10:37:20 PM

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When you cant see the forest for the trees.
Verbatim
Posted: Monday, October 07, 2013 1:14:51 AM
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It's time to switch the view: try viewing the forest through the trees. Not losing sight of the forest need not disregard the trees.
excaelis
Posted: Monday, October 07, 2013 1:23:35 AM

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A developer is a man who wants to build a house in the forest.

An environmentalist is a man who owns a house in the forest.

Sanity is not statistical
Verbatim
Posted: Monday, October 07, 2013 4:22:33 PM
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excaelis wrote:
A developer is a man who wants to build a house in the forest.

An environmentalist is a man who owns a house in the forest.


Looks like the environmentalist has already done the hiding... of the damage.Eh?
Call in Father Brown!
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Posted: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 10:12:44 AM

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So if you want to keep your stash low profile, plant a forest in your living room.

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