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Old 10-10-2008, 05:22 AM   #1
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Inspiring quote for these troubled times...

From the movie "Innerspace": "When things are at their darkest, pal, it's a brave man [or woman] that can kick back and party."
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Old 10-10-2008, 11:45 AM   #2
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From "Animal House":

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: [thrusting six-pack into Flounder's hands] My advice to you is to start drinking heavily.
Otter: Better listen to him, Flounder, he's in pre-med.
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Old 10-10-2008, 11:52 AM   #3
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If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long after they are gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you except the will which says to them: 'Hold on!'


If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs, and blaming you. The world will be yours and everything in it, what's more, you'll be a man, my son.

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Old 10-10-2008, 11:55 AM   #4
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Old 10-10-2008, 12:54 PM   #7
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How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? - Richard Allen

I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful. - Warren Buffett

Most people get interested in stocks when everyone else is. The time to get interested is when no one else is. You can't buy what is popular and do well. - Buffett


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"Oh, f&$@ it. Time to start going on a bender for the weekend." -- me
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"Hey, for every ten dollars, that's another hour that I have to be in the work place. That's an hour of my life. And my life is a very finite thing. I have only 'x' number of hours left before I'm dead. So how do I want to use these hours of my life? Do I want to use them just spending it on more crap and more stuff, or do I want to start getting a handle on it and using my life more intelligently?" -- Joe Dominguez (1938 - 1997)

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This too shall pass

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May you live in interesting times
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Well, given the number of falling knives I seem to be catching lately, what comes to mind is

Dylan Thomas
Quote:
Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light

or Rudyard Kipling
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Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
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Old 10-10-2008, 02:03 PM   #11
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If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs, and blaming you. The world will be yours and everything in it, what's more, you'll be a man, my son.

Rudyard Kipling
.... and his son, Jack, took his advice and died in battle in WWI ....
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or Rudyard Kipling

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Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.


Actually this quote is from Alfred, Lord Tennyson - I hope we stock investors come better than they did
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Old 10-10-2008, 02:14 PM   #13
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Quote:
Cannon to right of them,
Cannon to left of them,
Cannon behind them
Volley'd and thunder'd;
Storm'd at with shot and shell,
While horse and hero fell,
They that had fought so well
Came thro' the jaws of Death
Back from the mouth of Hell,
All that was left of them,
Left of six hundred.

Let's hope the survivors that weather the market come out ahead.
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Roll another one, just like the other one.....

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Its better to be pissed off than pissed on.
I have a friend that can confirm this; back in our wilder days a guy passed out in her bed (after she was asleep) and urinated in his drunken stupor. She woke up pissed on and pissed off.
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I have a friend that can confirm this; back in our wilder days a guy passed out in her bed (after she was asleep) and urinated in his drunken stupor. She woke up pissed on and pissed off.
I guess we all have our wilder days to look back on. An old girlfriend told me that I slept on the coach with her one time and in the middle of the night (I had a few too many) I stood up and urinated on her coffee table, zipped up, and went back to sleep. She was nice enough to clean it up. The next morning I didn't remember a thing.

If I were to do that today, DW would slap me silly.
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I am not as concerned about the return on my money, as I am about the return of my money. - Will Rogers
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I have a friend that can confirm this; back in our wilder days a guy passed out in her bed (after she was asleep) and urinated in his drunken stupor. She woke up pissed on and pissed off.
Those were the days, my friend, we thought they'd never end...



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