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posted on Feb, 8 2005 @ 02:11 PM
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Many members have quotes in their signatures, other times people quote a famous person to back up their point of view.
What are your favourite quotes, whether they be serious or funny?


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Nancy Astor: 'If I were your wife I would put poison in your coffee.
Churchill: 'Nancy, if I were your husband I would drink it'

Good old Churchill

[edit on 8-2-2005 by UK Wizard]




posted on Feb, 8 2005 @ 02:21 PM
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People call me rude, I wish we all were nude, I wish there were no black or white I wish there were no rules... Prince



posted on Feb, 8 2005 @ 02:23 PM
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every time i look at you I get a fierce desire to be lonesome -oscar levant


older woman: "what made you ask poor little me to dance?"

george bernard shaw: "this is a charity ball isn't it?"




posted on Feb, 8 2005 @ 02:29 PM
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tony banl on politician terry dicks

"he is undoubtedly living proof that a pig's bladder on a stick can be elected".


radiohost jim hightower on g.h.w bush

if ignorance ever goes to $40 a barrel, I want drlling rights on george bush's head.



posted on Feb, 8 2005 @ 05:05 PM
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"I invented the internet".
- Al Gore, former U.S. Vice President

"During the scrimmage, Tarkanian paced the sideline with his hands in his pockets while biting his nails."
- AP report describing Fresno State basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian

"I get to go to lots of overseas places, like Canada."
- Britney Spears, Pop Singer

"This fellow they've nominated claims he's the new Thomas Jefferson. Well let me tell you something; I knew Thomas Jefferson. He was a friend of mine and Governor... You're no Thomas Jefferson!"
-Reagan

"If you give a person a fish, they'll fish for a day. But if you train a person to fish, they'll fish for a lifetime."
- Dan Quayle, former U.S. Vice President

"It is wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago"
- Dan Quayle, former U.S. Vice-President (though this is kind-a true)

"The doctors X-rayed my head and found nothing."
- Dizzy Dean explaining how he felt after being hit on the head by a ball in the 1934 World Series.

"I have opinions of my own --strong opinions-- but I don't always agree with them."
- George Bush, former U.S. President


"I shouldn't have to tell you who I am 'cause who I am should be speaking for its self"
-Warren Barfield

Speak the truth but leave immediately after. - Slovenian Proverb

The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none. - Thomas Carlyle

And of course,

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
-John



posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 05:17 AM
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Life is like a box of chocolates. A cheap, thoughtless, perfunctory gift that nobody ever asks for. Unreturnable, because all you get back is another box of chocolates. You're stuck with this undefinable whipped-mint crap that you mindlessly wolf down when there's nothing else left to eat. Sure, once in a while, there's a peanut butter cup, or an English toffee. But they're gone too fast, the taste is fleeting. So you end up with nothing but broken bits, filled with hardened jelly and teeth-crunching nuts, and if you're desperate enough to eat those, all you've got left is an empty box filled with useless, brown paper wrappers. - The X Files




posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 05:28 AM
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"I only know what I have been told..."- Tony blair , current UK PM.
"Our enemies should learn not to disunderestimate us"-Current US pres, george bush.
"Our enemies keep thinking up new ways to hurt our country, and so do we.." Same as above...



posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 08:03 AM
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he was so ugly he hurt my feelings - moms mabley

if all economists were laid end to end they would not reach a conclusion. - gb shaw


arnold shwarzenegger looks like a condom full of walnuts - clive james

and one of my favs

Member of Parliament Bessie Braddock: "Winston you are drunk"

Windston Churchill: "Indeed, Madam, and you are ugly, but tomorrow i'll be sober.


British prime minister david lloyd george about politician john simon:

The right honorable and learned gentleman has twice crossed the floor of this house, each time leaving behind a trail of slime.

British prime minister david lloyd george on british politician herbert samuel

When they circumcised Herbert Samuel they threw away the wrong bit.


Joan rivers on actress elizabeth taylor

"She's so fat, she puts mayonnaise on aspirin."

He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career GB Shaw



posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 09:27 AM
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LOL - Great thread. Here's a couple more from Hightower....

"Ain't nothin' in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos."

"Oh good. Now he'll be bi-ignorant." -- when told that the sitting TX gov. was learning Spanish

...and Dan Quayle....

"If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure."

"Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things."

"I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy -- but that could change."

...and Molly Ivins....

"As they say around the Texas Legislature, if you can't drink their whiskey, screw their women, take their money, and vote against 'em anyway, you don't belong in office."

"I know vegetarians don't like to hear this, but God made an awful lot of land that's good for nothing but grazing."

...and the late, great Gib Lewis, former Texas House Speaker (and idiot extraordinaire)....

"There's a lot of uncertainty that's not clear in my mind."

"I cannot tell you how grateful I am; I am filled with humidity."

"I want to thank each and every one of you for having extinguished yourselves this session."

"And now, will y'all stand and be recognized?" -- speaking to a group of wheelchair-bound handicapped visitors to the Texas Capital



posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 11:47 AM
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I was absent at the moment when I took up the most space.
~Albert Camus~ The Fall

Although probably unintentional by the author, it sums up my viewpoint on existence/reality/'god-thing' perfectly.



posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 12:46 PM
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"I don't believe in mathematics."
~ Albert Einstein

"Relativity applies to physics, not ethics."
~ Albert Einstein
(really like that one)

"I like a man who grins when he fights."
~ Winston Churchill

"The price of greatness is responsibility."
and
"Responsibility is the price of greatness."
~ Winston Churchill

"I went to the fights, and a hockey game broke out."
~ Steven Wright

"There is no security in life, only opportunity."
~ Mark Twain



posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 01:27 PM
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"If everybody in the room complains that somebody smells, and you dont smell it, its you"


You know who said that? My mom!!



posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 02:11 PM
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From Monty Pythons the holy grail.

French soldier: I don't want to talk to you no more, you empty headed animal food trough wiper. I fart in your general direction. Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries.

Sir Galahad: Is there someone else up there we could talk to?

French Soldier: No, now go away before I taunt you a second time.

From the life of brian.

Reg: If you want to join the People's Front of Judea, you have to really hate the Romans.

Brian: I do!

Reg: Oh yeah, how much?

Brian: A lot!

Reg: Right, you're in.

The X-files

Mulder: I never lie. I take part in campaigns of mis information



posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 02:28 PM
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"Mama always said life is like a box of chocolates never know what you're gonna get" Forest Gump from Forest Gump.



posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 04:17 PM
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Originally posted by sandge
"I know vegetarians don't like to hear this, but God made an awful lot of land that's good for nothing but grazing."






posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 04:22 PM
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We are the people our parents warned us about. - Abbie Hoffman
Mother is the name of God, on the lips and hearts of all children. - Brandon Lee in The Crow
-j; )



posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 07:25 PM
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Originally posted by cpr12r
"Mama always said life is like a box of chocolates never know what you're gonna get" Forest Gump from Forest Gump.


so thats why you had that for your away message for a long time


My friend Naru: *cell phone rings, the ring is all CHI CHI CHI CHIIIIA!* HOLY SH*T D*MN CELL PHONE!
Me: Angry there Nar Nar?
Chris aka Kyo (we all have weird nicknames: Bec I dont think it would be wise to mess with her on this one, and sis do what I did, throw it out a window
Mori: Sorry Chris but I doubt there is anyone stupid enough to do that like you and Jay

Mori: Becca you will soon learn that love is pointless
Jay: That mean you'll shag with me?
Mori: Sure, I will when Christina sleeps with someone
Jay: SWEET!
Me: ehh...doesnt she practice abstenence?
Mori: shh dont ruin his happy moment
Jay: NUUUUUUUUUUUUU

I know those arent really qoutes from people but their funny as hell XD



posted on Feb, 9 2005 @ 08:14 PM
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So many good quotes


A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
"Sir Winston Churchill"


Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events.
"Sir Winston Churchill"


We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
"Sir Winston Churchill"

Gotta love Churchill quotes, everything that came out of his mouth seemed to be quotable.

It is not these well-fed long-haired men that I fear, but the pale and the hungry-looking.
"Julius Ceasar"

And finaly my favorites

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
"Abraham Lincoln"

All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
"Galileo"



posted on Feb, 26 2005 @ 08:59 AM
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-"Stupidity is only cured by death"

-"Don't confuse me like that! If your going to die then die! If you're not then don't!"

-"He is NOT my boyfriend! we were just thrown together by a cruel twist of fate!!"

-"What type of grim reaper says bingo?"

-"You're a team player, a save the day super hero...... I hate people like you"

-"It takes 42 muscles to frown, but just 28 muscles to smile. Though it only takes 4 muscles to reach out and slap someone in the mouth. Give it a try - it's such good stress relief."

-"When I'm feeling down, I like to whistle. It makes the neighbor's dog run to the end of his chain and gag himself."

-"Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups."

-"Save me from my friends, I can protect myself against my enemies."

- "Friends are God's way of apologizing to us for our families"

-"No one is normal. There are just a lot of weird people with things in common."

-"Normal is going through life half-asleep, never really seeing things."

-"Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music."

[EDIT] Spacing


[edit on 26-2-2005 by Reikuro]



posted on Feb, 26 2005 @ 09:01 AM
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"I'm not afraid of death! What's it going to do? Kill me?"

"I know Kung Fu, Karate, and 47 other dangerous words"

"Tragedy is when I cut my finger.Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die."

"Don't follow my footsteps...I walk into walls"

"Twenty four beers in a case, 24 hours in a day...coincidence? I think not!"

"dont move............. we're trying to light your head on fire with our minds"

"The dumber people think you are, the more surprised they're going to be when you kill them."

"If people were meant to pop out of bed, we'd all sleep in toasters"






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