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Re: the quote thread

Postby Garneta on Mon Apr 21, 2008 3:15 pm

Albert Einstein wrote:The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.


Man...I really should've gotten that Einstein action figure to go with my DaVinci one!
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Jonmisc on Mon Apr 21, 2008 3:27 pm

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Garneta on Mon Apr 21, 2008 3:34 pm

Margaret Atwood wrote:The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them; there ought to be as many for love.


...Wow. I just nearly posted the name in the quote box and the quote in the name box. :o
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Ciararavenblaze on Mon Apr 21, 2008 6:09 pm

Kid Rock wrote:I never said I wanted to be around for a long time. I always said I wanted to be here for a good time.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Garneta on Mon Apr 21, 2008 6:11 pm

Thomas a Kempis wrote:Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Ciararavenblaze on Tue Apr 22, 2008 6:23 am

Anton Chekhov wrote:A fiance is neither this nor that: he's left one shore, but not yet reached the other.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Jonmisc on Tue Apr 22, 2008 9:04 am

Adam Walinsky wrote:The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Garneta on Tue Apr 22, 2008 10:47 am

Drew Carey wrote:Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called "everybody," and they meet at the bar.


Heehee...I love that one! XD
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Ciararavenblaze on Tue Apr 22, 2008 12:27 pm

Wassily Kandinsky wrote:The more frightening the world becomes ... the more art becomes abstract.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Jonmisc on Tue Apr 22, 2008 12:36 pm

Tacitus wrote:The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Ciararavenblaze on Tue Apr 22, 2008 12:50 pm

Harry Potter wrote:This is night, Diddykins. That's what we call it when it goes all dark like this.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Garneta on Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:19 pm

From the fifth book too! :D (God, I really am a 'Potterhead' aren't I?) XD

Martin Fischer wrote:Don't despise empiric truth. Lots of things work in practice for which the laboratory has never found proof.


Damn, ya know....looking at Cyndi's quote there makes me think, "I could fill up pages just with book quotes! Hell, I could do pages just with HP quotes!"
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Ciararavenblaze on Tue Apr 22, 2008 2:38 pm

Tori Amos wrote:...and I looked back and said, 'LOOK, you motherfuckers, this is my FUCKING stage. you can fucking SHOOT me off it.'


and for context, this was when she, back in 1994, was getting heckled by a bunch of drunk hardcore-punk-type Germans who shouted things such as "schnell, you fucking cunt!" at her.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Jonmisc on Tue Apr 22, 2008 3:02 pm

Homer Simpson wrote:You gotta be pretty desperate to make it with a robot.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Ciararavenblaze on Wed Apr 23, 2008 5:45 am

Bill Cosby wrote:They're standing on the corner and they can't speak English. I can't even talk the way these people talk: Why you ain't, where you is, what he drive, where he stay, where he work, who you be... And I blamed the kid until I heard the mother talk. And then I heard the father talk.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Garneta on Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:10 am

Samuel Butler wrote:If people would dare to speak to one another unreservedly, there would be a good deal less sorrow in the world a hundred years hence.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Ruby Falls on Wed Apr 23, 2008 2:26 pm

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Re: the quote thread

Postby Ciararavenblaze on Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:25 pm

Thom Yorke wrote:The people in charge, globally, are maniacs. They are maniacs, and unless we do something about it these people are going to deprive us of a future.
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Ruby Falls on Thu Apr 24, 2008 1:05 pm

"Of course I love you, and of course it's what's inside that matters."
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Re: the quote thread

Postby Ciararavenblaze on Fri Apr 25, 2008 5:49 am

Aaliyah wrote:I think it's important to take a break, you know, from the public eye for a while, and give people a chance to miss you. I want longevity. I don't want to get out there and run myself ragged and spread myself thin.


(the sad irony of that is that she died at the age of twenty-two. I guess Aaliyah can't has longevity. :roll: )
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