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Post: # 257856Post oldfella
Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:43 pm

" We can complain about Rose bushes having thorns, or we can rejoice that thorn bushes have Roses"

Abraham Lincoln
I can't do great things, so I do little things with love.

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Post: # 257864Post southeast-isher
Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:19 pm

i like that :-)

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Post: # 257945Post Thomzo
Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:42 pm

Me too.

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Post: # 257949Post bill1953
Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:47 pm

A wise man who knows he is a wise man, is a fool, but a fool, who knows he is a fool, is a wise man.

Spike Milligan
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Post: # 257950Post Graye
Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:22 am

"He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire" - Winston Churchill

Unfortunately I have no idea who he was talking about though...

Or (I'm taking the chance to put two quotes here)

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." - Henry Ford
Growing old is much better then the alternative!

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Post: # 257951Post southeast-isher
Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:34 am

bill1953 wrote:A wise man who knows he is a wise man, is a fool, but a fool, who knows he is a fool, is a wise man.

Spike Milligan
haha excellent :-)

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Post: # 257954Post oldjerry
Fri Apr 06, 2012 4:55 am

.........'' If you can keep your head,when all around are losing theirs''..........don't bother coming out Saturday with us.....

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Post: # 257956Post The Riff-Raff Element
Fri Apr 06, 2012 5:15 am

'There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.'

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Post: # 257967Post Green Aura
Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:02 am

My favourite quote has been in my signature for a couple of years :lol:
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Never doubt that you can change history. You already have. Marge Piercy

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. Anais Nin

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Post: # 257970Post baldybloke
Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:25 am

There is enough in the world for everyone's need, not everyone's greed. Gandi.

The Dali Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered "Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about his future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived."
Has anyone seen the plot, I seem to have lost mine?

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Post: # 257976Post baldybloke
Fri Apr 06, 2012 11:23 am

I do like the quote of Dorothy Parker when responding to a telegraph from her Editor asking why she hadn't submitted her column on time. It read "I've been too f****ing busy and vice a versa"

There are numerous Groucho Marx, Mae West and W.C. Fields that I think are totally brilliiant.

Yeah I used to be Snow White, but I drifted. Mae West.

A thrill a day, keeps the chill away. Mae West.
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Post: # 257986Post trinder
Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:50 pm

Scars remind us of where we've been. They don't have to dictate where we're going.
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Post: # 258028Post MuddyWitch
Fri Apr 06, 2012 9:32 pm

I love William Morris's:

'Have only those things in your home that you know to be useful or percieve to be beautiful'

I also like: 'fighting for peace is like copulating for virginity' *(cleaned up for a family audience!)

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Post: # 258094Post bonniethomas06
Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:13 pm

I live by Miss Piggy's sensible eating advice:

"Never eat more than you can lift"

But I also like the saying 'feel the fear and do it anyway' at the moment.
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Post: # 258099Post Andy Hamilton
Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:46 am

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