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Old September 24th, 2013, 05:04 AM   #21
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We must not listen to those who advise us being mortal to think mortal thoughts, but must put on immortality as much as is possible and strain every nerve to live according to that best part of us, which being small in its power and honor surpasses all else.

- Aristotle
Aristotle was unaware of Murphy's Law!
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Old September 24th, 2013, 02:49 PM   #22
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You need to re-read. 2 out of the 3 choices are a job done good.
I can believe they tell you that. As a former mechanic I know better.
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Old October 3rd, 2013, 11:38 PM   #23
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This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.
- George Bernard Shaw
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Old October 4th, 2013, 05:13 AM   #24
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This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one
It can still be achieved, even with just a set of mini purposes.
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Old October 7th, 2013, 03:47 PM   #25
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So what are your philosophical quotes, aufgaplassin?
please contribute some here.
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Old October 7th, 2013, 05:29 PM   #26
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So what are your philosophical quotes, aufgaplassin?
please contribute some here.
See earlier quotes.
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Old October 7th, 2013, 05:48 PM   #27
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See earlier quotes.
those weren't very good, do you have any more?
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Old October 8th, 2013, 05:37 AM   #28
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When I was real little, my grandmother said "someday you'll be an engineer". I thought to my self "Cool! - it would be neat to drive a train!". But at the time, I did not know there was any other kind of engineer, and I ended up becoming one of those instead.
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Old October 9th, 2013, 09:31 AM   #29
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'Philosophers have previously attempted to interpret the world. The point, however, is to change it'. Quoted from memory from You Know Who.
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Old October 17th, 2013, 09:31 PM   #30
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I notice this quote on the sites heading:


"Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot
coal with the intent of throwing it at another...
you are the one burned."
-Buddah


Is there a story there? Any thoughts on rotating quotes up there? even quotes on the site from members threads? I'd ask this in the forum suggestion section, but I don't appear to have privileges there.
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Old October 17th, 2013, 09:39 PM   #31
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I notice this quote on the sites heading:


"Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot
coal with the intent of throwing it at another...
you are the one burned."
-Buddah


Is there a story there? Any thoughts on rotating quotes up there? even quotes on the site from members threads? I'd ask this in the forum suggestion section, but I don't appear to have privileges there.
It was supposed to change but then myp sold the site and the new management didn't keep it updated.
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Old October 19th, 2013, 04:04 PM   #32
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What say ye powers that be? Rotate new quotes to the top?
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Old October 19th, 2013, 04:56 PM   #33
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What say ye powers that be? Rotate new quotes to the top?
lest ye equate such powerful quotation that degrades existing thought into a lesser state....there would be nothing to replace it with.


perhaps...we can create a way to change things.
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Old October 23rd, 2013, 06:27 AM   #34
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I particularly like this one I made up all by myself:

I AM NOT A POLITICIAN; THEREFORE POLITICAL CORRECTNESS DOES NOT APPLY TO ME.
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 04:51 AM   #35
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I just thought of a new phrase:

Don't take life too seriously or you'll miss life.
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 05:27 AM   #36
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I just thought of a new phrase:

Don't take life too seriously or you'll miss life.
Similarly:

"Don't take life too serious....you won't survive it."
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Old November 9th, 2013, 07:20 AM   #37
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A nearby neighbor at their little slice of RV Heaven, has a banner that says:

WINE A LITTLE
YOU'LL FEEL BETTER

I like that!
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Old November 11th, 2013, 02:31 PM   #38
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Saw a bumper sticker w/ paw prints and the phrase:

LIVE PAWSITIVELY

I like that one too.
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Old November 11th, 2013, 04:54 PM   #39
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Not all who wonder, are lost.


The only bumper sticker I ever placed.
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Old November 11th, 2013, 07:02 PM   #40
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Not all who wonder, are lost.


The only bumper sticker I ever placed.
Don't you mean wander?
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