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posted on Apr, 10 2008 @ 06:28 PM
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Never squat with your spurs on.

My grandpa




posted on Apr, 10 2008 @ 09:32 PM
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Wrong post

Semper

[edit on 4/10/2008 by semperfortis]



posted on Apr, 11 2008 @ 01:41 AM
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one of my favorite quotes, but i guess it might not be considered a quote
it's from The Stand by Stephen King
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I stand amazed - your deductive acumen is acceded
only by your good looks and the extraordinary length
of your reproductive organ.

i think it's thought by Larry Underwood



posted on Apr, 11 2008 @ 05:40 PM
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Not sure where he got it from but it makes me chuckle
everytime when my husband says:

"I can run faster scared, than you can mad"



posted on Apr, 11 2008 @ 05:52 PM
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"Crucify the ego, before it's far too late
And leave behind this place so negative and blind and cynical
And you will come to find that we are all one mind
Capable of all that's imagined and all conceivable
So let the light touch you and let the words spill through
Just let them pass right through bringing out our hope and reason"

Maynard James Keenan



posted on Apr, 11 2008 @ 06:46 PM
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More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
Woody Allen



posted on Apr, 11 2008 @ 07:46 PM
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" "Beware the leader who bangs the drums of war in order to whip the citizenry into a patriotic fervor, for patriotism is indeed a double-edged sword. It both emboldens the blood, just as it narrows the mind. And when the drums of war reached a fever pitch and the blood boils with hate and the mind has 'closed', the leader will have no need in seizing the rights of the citizenry. Rather, the citizenry, infused with fear and blinded by patriotism, will offer up all their rights unto the leader and gladly so. How do I know? For this is what I have done. AND I AM CAESAR." -Julius Caesar "



posted on Apr, 11 2008 @ 08:54 PM
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thanks for that one toasty....


Calculating people are contemptable. The reason for this is that calculation deals with loss and gain, and the loss and gain mind never stops. Death is considered loss and life is considered gain. Thus, death is something that such a person does not care for, and he is contemptable.
Furthermore, scholars and their like are men who with wit and speech hide their own true cowardice and greed. People often misjudge this.


Yamamoto Tsunetomo



posted on Apr, 12 2008 @ 04:27 PM
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"When the doors of perception are cleansed everything will appear as it truly is, Infinite."

-William Blake



posted on Apr, 14 2008 @ 11:50 PM
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A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's.
Author: Jean Paul Richter



posted on Apr, 27 2008 @ 02:22 PM
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Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.
H. L. Mencken



posted on May, 11 2008 @ 04:17 PM
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I really like that last one Waaa,

Here from Henry Ford..

"If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability."

"Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving."

That last one is my new Republican Byline...

Semper



posted on May, 12 2008 @ 06:04 PM
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"An armed society is a polite society."

(Robert Heinlein)



posted on May, 12 2008 @ 08:48 PM
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Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC), Nichomachean Ethics



posted on May, 12 2008 @ 08:50 PM
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The gods too are fond of a joke.
Aristotle



posted on May, 13 2008 @ 10:44 PM
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Never has so much military and economic and diplomatic power been used so ineffectively, and if after all of this time, and all of this sacrifice, and all of this support, there is still no end in sight, then I say the time has come for the American people to turn to new leadership not tied to the mistakes and policies of the past.


Richard Nixon (1913 - 1994)






[edit on 13-5-2008 by whaaa]



posted on May, 17 2008 @ 12:10 AM
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Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion." Dwight David Eisenhower



posted on May, 17 2008 @ 12:19 PM
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"Absence is the essence of desire"

Don't remember where i heard it, but i like it all the same.



posted on May, 28 2008 @ 10:57 AM
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I found these I like...

"If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way."

"No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like."

"Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel."

Napoleon Hill


Semper



posted on May, 28 2008 @ 11:46 AM
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When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)



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