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posted on Jul, 22 2007 @ 05:50 PM
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.- Truman Capote

posted on Jul, 22 2007 @ 05:57 PM
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant-and let the air out of the tires.
Dorothy Parker

posted on Jul, 22 2007 @ 06:30 PM
Posting reminders (to myself, mostly):

It is all right to hold a conversation but you should let go of it now and then.- Richard Armour

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.- Thomas Jefferson

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.- Voltaire

A problem well stated is a problem half solved- Charles Kettering

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.- John Galbraith

We are inclined to believe those we do not know, because they have never deceived us.- Samuel Johnson

There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world and that is an idea whose time has come.- Victor Hugo

One part of knowledge consists in being ignorant of such things as are not worthy to be known.- Socrates

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 03:37 PM
"They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program." --George W. Bush, Nov. 2, 2000

posted on Jul, 23 2007 @ 03:52 PM
"I am by heritage a Jew, by citizenship a Swiss, and by makeup a human being, and only a human being, without any special attachment to any state or national entity whatsoever."
-Albert Einstein

"I am 100 percent in favor of the intelligent use of drugs, and 1,000 percent against the thoughtless use of them, whether caffeine or '___'."
-Timothy Leary

"After West Point and the priesthood, '___' must have seemed downright logical."
-Hunter S. Thompson

"The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie — deliberate, contrived and dishonest — but the myth — persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic."
John F. Kennedy

"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."

Contributions from different people from different times.

[edit on 7/23/2007 by iori_komei]

posted on Jul, 24 2007 @ 11:19 AM
Zappa Quote of the Day
Nobody looks good bent over. Especially to pick up a cheque.
Guitar Magazine 1984

posted on Jul, 24 2007 @ 02:45 PM
"Trust, but Verify"

Ronald Reagan

One of my personal heroes and perhaps the greatest President that has ever lived.


posted on Jul, 25 2007 @ 06:31 PM
"From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs."
-Karl Marx

That is my submission for the day.

posted on Jul, 26 2007 @ 12:07 PM
35. "Do you have blacks, too?" —to Brazilian President Fernando Cardoso, Washington, D.C., Nov. 8, 2001

President Bush

posted on Jul, 26 2007 @ 05:13 PM
Every custom was once an eccentricity; evry idea was once an absurdity.
Holbrook Jackson

It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
Alfred Adler

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.- Frank Kafka

Error of opinion may be tolerated when reason is left free to combat it.
Thomas Jefferson

A really busy person never knows how much he weighs.- Edgar Watson Howe

posted on Jul, 26 2007 @ 05:21 PM
Our most important thoughts are those which contradict our emotions.- Paul Valery

When an oak tree is felled, the whole forest echoes with it, but a hundred acorns are planted silently by some unseen force.- Thomas Carlyle

It is only people of small moral stature who have to stand on their dignity.- Arnold Bennett

The two greatest stimulants in the world are youth and debt.- Benjamin Disraeli

posted on Jul, 26 2007 @ 05:29 PM
Of all men's miseries the bitterest is to know so much and to have control over nothing.- Herodotus

If you're gonna be ashamed then don't do it, but if you're gonna do something then don't be ashamed.- Whitewave

He that loses his conscience has nothing left that is worth keeping.- Isaak Walton

Better be unborn than untaught, for ignorance is the root of misfortune.- Plato

posted on Jul, 26 2007 @ 05:40 PM
One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead.- Oscar Wilde

posted on Jul, 26 2007 @ 05:42 PM
The little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowlede that is idle.- Kahlil Gibran

posted on Jul, 26 2007 @ 05:43 PM
The perpetual obstacle to human advancement is custom.- John Stuart Mill

posted on Jul, 26 2007 @ 05:45 PM
When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.- Thomas Paine

posted on Jul, 27 2007 @ 08:30 PM
"Better to die standing, than to live on your knees."
-Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

"Freedom in a capitalist society always exists in about the same as it did in the ancient Greek Republics: Freedom for the slave owners."
-Vladimir Lenin

I am feeling very leftist today, so I thought I would post some quotes from my
favourite Revolutionaries.

posted on Jul, 30 2007 @ 06:34 AM
"I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world. "

I like that quote since it's more or less how I think, except replacing Athenian
with Washingtonian and Greek with American.

posted on Jul, 30 2007 @ 11:42 AM
"He can do more for others who has done most with himself."
- -- S.D. Gordon

How very true this rings in todays world...


posted on Jul, 31 2007 @ 10:02 PM
A man is either condemned or exhaulted by his words..

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