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Joined: Monday, January 6, 2014
Last Visit: Monday, March 26, 2018 2:02:19 PM
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Topic: It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse races.
Posted: Monday, March 26, 2018 2:00:14 PM
He makes a general, serious statement and then he substantiates the statement with a mere trivial example. A construct for quality humour! (Hemm, and what about my English?)
Topic: No fear can stand up to hunger, no patience can wear it out, disgust simply does not exist where hun
Posted: Saturday, March 3, 2018 9:00:48 AM
Whether you eat, or you die. Whether you drink, or you dehydrate, and die.
Topic: When one pays a visit it is for the purpose of wasting other people's time, not one's own.
Posted: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 3:03:31 PM
I find that funny.
Topic: Trusting no man as his friend, he could not recognize his enemy when the latter actually appeared.
Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018 6:48:21 AM
And even then ...
Topic: Just think what a dull world it would be if everyone was sensible.
Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 4:18:51 PM
Is a good one.
Topic: Lego Patents Its Interlocking Plastic Bricks (1958)
Posted: Sunday, January 28, 2018 10:28:10 AM
Lego is part of our life.
Topic: I don't think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present.
Posted: Sunday, January 28, 2018 8:19:59 AM
The only thing that matters is the everlasting love.
Topic: There are talkers enough among us; I'll be one of the doers.
Posted: Saturday, January 27, 2018 2:17:46 PM
Bully_rus wrote:
Daemon wrote:
There are talkers enough among us; I'll be one of the doers.

Charles Dickens (1812-1870)


Yeah. Though bad doer is much more dangerous than bad talker...


I think a bad talker needs a little more time, but he or she is as dangerous as a bad doer.
Topic: There is one kind of prison where the man is behind bars, and everything that he desires is outside; and there is another...
Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:33:08 PM
http://www.pagebypagebooks.com/Upton_Sinclair/The_Jungle/Chapter_27_p2.html
It comes from one of his books.
Oh. I misinterpreted the quote. I thought: fair enough, do away with all the materialism. Put the things behind bars, and go outside! Start your life!
(Not kidding.)
Topic: There is one kind of prison where the man is behind bars, and everything that he desires is outside; and there is another...
Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:22:05 PM
This is one of the best quotes I heard in my life.

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