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Old 10-30-2013, 10:47 AM   #41
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Old 11-02-2013, 07:14 PM   #42
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As fate would have it, I received a book by Tom McGuane in the mail today. This line, from the preface, jumped right out at me:
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Old 12-02-2013, 05:08 PM   #44
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Old 12-02-2013, 05:20 PM   #45
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Old 12-02-2013, 05:26 PM   #46
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Old 12-02-2013, 05:31 PM   #47
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Old 12-02-2013, 06:38 PM   #49
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Old 12-02-2013, 06:46 PM   #50
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I have too many favorites to list them all. Here's some more.

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Old 12-02-2013, 06:56 PM   #51
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I used to have an email program that you could put quotes in a file and it would randomize them to create a different quote in your signature every time you used it. That was my favorite thing about that program. Anyway, I still have my quote file. Here are some I like:

Our vision is more obstructed by what we think we know than by our lack of knowledge. -Kristen Stendahl

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. -Anonymous

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. -- George Bernard Shaw

If at first you don't succeed, try again - if you still fail, give up - no sense being a damn fool about it. -- W.C. Fields

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life. -- Andrew Brown

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. -- Leo Tolstoy

I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird, and not enough the bad luck of the early worm. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this. -- Bertrand Russell

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. -- Bertrand Russell

There are many intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats. -- Anonymous


Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this. -- Anonymous

The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. -- Anonymous

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President Thieu says he'll quit if he doesn't get more than 50% of the vote. In a democracy, that's not called quitting. -- The Washington Post

When you say that you agree to a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice. -- Bismarck

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Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God. -- Anonymous

You can always tell a cat, but you can't tell him much. -- Anonymous

At least dogs do what you tell them to do. Cats take a message and get back to you. -- Anonymous

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow. -- Jeff Valdez

We wonder why the cats always drink out of our toilets, but look at it from their point of view: why do humans keep peeing into their water bowls? -- Anonymous

If a cat spoke, it would say things like, “Hey, I don't see the problem here." -- Joseph Wood Krutch

The difference between papa and mama is that mama loves morals and papa loves cats. -- Susy Clemens (Mark Twain's daughter)

Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily; and why older persons, especially if vain or important, cannot learn at all. -- Thomas Szasz

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. -- Douglas Adams
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Old 12-02-2013, 07:05 PM   #52
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Old 12-02-2013, 07:09 PM   #53
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When you say that you agree to a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice. -- Bismarck
Ah, talk about principles, here's a quote from Groucho Marx.

"Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others." - Groucho Marx
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Old 12-02-2013, 07:18 PM   #54
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I always liked: "Do right and fear no man. Don't write and fear no woman." Often attributed to John Dewar of Dewars' Scotch fame.

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Old 12-02-2013, 08:28 PM   #55
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Old 12-03-2013, 01:39 AM   #56
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Old 12-03-2013, 05:48 AM   #59
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