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#2241 by BouldRake » Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:06

Quote:A man's grammar, like Cæsar's wife, must not only be pure, but above suspicion of impurity.

-- Edgar Allan Poe
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#2242 by papamike51 » Fri Dec 18, 2015 13:32

We all want greatness. No one says, "I wish to be mediocre." Everyone harbors the secret desire to save the world.
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#2243 by ptcscrutiny » Fri Dec 18, 2015 13:39

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

— Malcolm Forbes
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#2244 by SentinelOnyx » Fri Dec 18, 2015 13:53

Integrity of life is fame's best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end.

- John Webster
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#2245 by ptcscrutiny » Sat Dec 19, 2015 11:59

Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into your answers.

— Rainer Maria Rilke
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#2246 by SentinelOnyx » Sat Dec 19, 2015 13:56

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.

- Democritus
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#2247 by IzmaaIon » Sat Dec 19, 2015 14:02

Time is the greatest distance between two places.

A quote from the game Finger Dodge
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#2248 by pindokhan123 » Sun Dec 20, 2015 08:58

"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
- Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)
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#2249 by ptcscrutiny » Sun Dec 20, 2015 12:23

If you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far go together.

— African proverb
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#2250 by BouldRake » Sun Dec 20, 2015 22:05

Quote:If stretch limos are so great why is it every time i drive past one someone is trying to climb out of the window?

-- Sean Lock
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#2251 by ptcscrutiny » Mon Dec 21, 2015 00:03

Learning is experience. Everything else is just information.

— Albert Einstein
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#2252 by SentinelOnyx » Mon Dec 21, 2015 17:38

I've never seen a moon in the sky that, if it didn't take my breath away, at least misplaced it for a moment.

- Colin Farrell
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#2253 by ptcscrutiny » Tue Dec 22, 2015 13:07

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

— Mahatma Gandhi
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#2254 by BouldRake » Tue Dec 22, 2015 17:14

Quote:One is never alone with a rubber duck.

-- Golgafrinchan Ark B captain
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#2255 by ptcscrutiny » Wed Dec 23, 2015 04:33

Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

— G. M. Trevelyan
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#2256 by BouldRake » Wed Dec 23, 2015 19:10

On a similar note:

Quote: Just as compulsory primary education created a market catered for by cheap dailies and weeklies, so the spread of secondary and latterly tertiary education has created a large population of people, often with well-developed literary and scholarly tastes, who have been educated far beyond their capacity to undertake analytical thought.

-- Sir Peter Brian Medawar
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#2257 by SentinelOnyx » Wed Dec 23, 2015 19:45

To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness.

- Ivan Turgenev
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#2258 by ptcscrutiny » Thu Dec 24, 2015 02:19

Everything I like is either illegal, immoral or fattening.
— Alexander Woollcott
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#2259 by majapile2000 » Thu Dec 24, 2015 06:12

I wish common sense was more common.. :?
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#2260 by BouldRake » Thu Dec 24, 2015 13:57

Quote:I'm in therapy at the moment. I don't need it, obviously, but I got all these psychiatrist gift vouchers for Christmas which my family clubbed together for. What I really wanted was a crossbow.

-- Sean Lock
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