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Old 10-29-2013, 10:15 AM   #1
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Quotes. Your favourite?

"What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. "

Bob Dylan
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Old 10-29-2013, 10:49 AM   #2
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With the current climate of every business trying to give, sell or otherwise finagle me to get a membership or affinity card, I like to paraphrase Groucho Marx.

I would not join any club that would have me as a memeber.

The sad part, most are clueless about Groucho Marx.
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Old 10-29-2013, 10:59 AM   #3
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Maybe this one...

"Dear Mr. S, here is your health insurance quote from us. Please find the exact, clear details enclosed"

sorry, had to...
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:14 AM   #4
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:30 AM   #5
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Most anything Mark Twain said.
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:33 AM   #6
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I love this quote, from one of the best movies ever made:

"Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something."

- Wesley (as the Dread Pirate Roberts) in The Princess Bride
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:45 AM   #7
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I love this quote, from one of the best movies ever made:

"Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something."

- Wesley (as the Dread Pirate Roberts) in The Princess Bride
I was just going to post "As you wish."
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:55 AM   #8
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This one always tickled my funny bone -

"When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity."
- Albert Einstein
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Old 10-29-2013, 12:01 PM   #9
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I have two that are my favorites, this one:
A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

And the one in my sig line, which we painted on the front of the bus, also a favorite of our Romanian friend, Vlad.
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There was a great lady from the South who worked in accounting where I was. That meant she had to approve all kind of wild expenses people tried to claim (we had a lot of prima donnas).

One time I was in there, she was going through the reports, then looked up at me and said:

"They're out of control. Crazed with fever!"
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.......The sad part, most are clueless about Groucho Marx.
I heard that Marx was a communist.
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Old 10-29-2013, 12:52 PM   #14
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"You never have to recover from a good start" Buddy Melges

My kids got tired of me telling this to them in reference to the start of a school term but it applies to all kinds of endeavors in life.
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An acquaintance/friend(?) of mine back at w*rk was somewhat of an anti-capitalist (at least in his own mind). He railed against the company that provided him, his two wives (one at a time) and his six kids with their daily bread and cable TV. His favorite expression was "A man should leave this world with no more than he can carry on his two strong shoulders." I always added "Yep, $3 million in hundred dollar bills."
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Old 10-29-2013, 01:42 PM   #16
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Not necessarily my favorite but the first that came to mind....

"I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity" Edgar Allan Poe
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Old 10-29-2013, 03:19 PM   #18
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I heard that Marx was a communist.
I did not know that Groucho Marx was. I do know Karl Marx was. Did Groucho apper before HUAC?

Heh, even Communists have good lines. As a rabid anti commie, I still like some of their lines.

Example:

The only thing that I agree with, that Carl Marx wrote: Religion is the opium of the masses.

Ok, On with my armor and activate force field to repel brickbats.
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Old 10-29-2013, 03:23 PM   #19
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Old 10-29-2013, 04:03 PM   #20
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I heard that Marx was a communist.
OK. You did get me curious.
here is article about the Feds checking out Groucho. You need to read to the end to get the punch line.

Shadowing Groucho: The joke was on the FBI For the feds, finding dirt on the left-leaning Marx must have seemed like duck soup. But Groucho got the last laugh. - Baltimore Sun
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