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posted on Dec, 26 2007 @ 12:16 PM
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"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth."
- Umberto Eco




posted on Dec, 29 2007 @ 11:29 PM
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Some Great Mark Twain Quotes...

"A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read."

"The way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not."

And Classic...

"The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that ain't so."

Semper



posted on Dec, 30 2007 @ 11:13 AM
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Christians, like slaves and soldiers, ask no questions.
Jerry Falwell



posted on Jan, 4 2008 @ 04:18 PM
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My favorite Mark twain quote......

"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society."



posted on Jan, 4 2008 @ 09:08 PM
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Want a Goodie?

Ok. lololol

"You think YOU got it made?...I had the WORLD by my arse...
...while I was giving birth.


~Ducky~



posted on Jan, 4 2008 @ 10:13 PM
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I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath toys were a toaster and a radio.

Joan Rivers



posted on Jan, 4 2008 @ 10:16 PM
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ok...

That's just sick....lololol (why am I laughing...oh I forgot..I'm a sick pupply too)

~Ducky~



posted on Jan, 5 2008 @ 11:08 AM
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"Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments." Isaac Asimov



posted on Jan, 20 2008 @ 12:01 AM
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Voltaire
"Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers."

Albert Einstein
"I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."

I really like those two...

Semper



posted on Jan, 20 2008 @ 09:07 PM
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I appreciate people who are civil, whether they mean it or not. I think: Be civil. Do not cherish your opinion over my feelings. There's a vanity to candor that isn't really worth it. Be kind.
Richard Greenberg



posted on Jan, 29 2008 @ 10:02 AM
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I like these two...

Samuel Butler
"He has spent his life best who has enjoyed it most. God will take care that we do not enjoy it any more than is good for us."

and

Unknown Author
"I asked God for all things, that I might enjoy life. God gave life, that I might enjoy all things."

Semper



posted on Jan, 29 2008 @ 06:29 PM
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“Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.” - William S. Burroughs



posted on Jan, 29 2008 @ 08:02 PM
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“When men are most sure and arrogant they are commonly most mistaken, giving views to passion without that proper deliberation which alone can secure them from the grossest absurdities”
David Hume



posted on Jan, 30 2008 @ 01:49 AM
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Whaaa I really liked that last one....

Very insightful....

Here is another of my favs...

Henry David Thoreau:

"The true harvest of my life is intangible - a little star dust caught, a portion of the rainbow I have clutched."

Semper



posted on Jan, 30 2008 @ 02:22 PM
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"Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities"


Voltaire



posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 06:40 AM
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Cecil Beaton
"Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary."

I know a lot of people that need to "get behind" that one...

Semper



posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 07:40 AM
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~Wisdom went forth to make her dwelling among the children of men, and found no dwelling place...
Wisdom returned to her place, and took her seat among the angels (1 Enoch 42)

helen



posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 10:10 AM
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The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world”
Max Born



posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 09:26 PM
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Asteroid and comet impacts: the ultimate environmental catastrophe.
Morrison D.

Working Group on Near Earth Objects, International Astronomical Union 14660 Fieldstone, Saratoga, CA 95070, USA. dmorrison@arc.nasa.gov

Cosmic impacts represent the most extreme class of natural hazards, combining a very low probability of occurrence with a capability of killing hundreds of millions and destabilizing global civilization. Fortunately, these disasters are amenable to precise prediction and even (in principle) can be avoided entirely by appropriate application of space technology. However, impacts take place so rarely that they have only recently been recognized as a significant natural hazard. Concerted international action to deal with impacts depends on increased public awareness.



posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 09:34 PM
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~It was the best of times,
it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom,
it was the age of foolishness; it was the epoch of belief,
it was the epoch of incredulity; it was the season of Light,
it was the season of Darkness; it was the spring of hope,
it was the winter of despair; we had everything before us,
we had nothing before us; we were all going directly to Heaven,
we were all going the other way.
`A Tale of Two Cities` ~ Charles Dickens~



~Wise men don't need to prove their point.. men who need to prove their point aren't wise~
`Lao Tsu

~Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising everytime we fall~
`Confucius`

~The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing~
`Socrates`
~You cannot do a kindness too soon, because you never know how soon it will be too late~
`?`
~Rejoice when you perform the virtues, but do not become exalted, lest, arriving at the pier, you suffer a shipwreck~
`Venerable St. Nilus of Sinai`

helen



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