Thought of the day

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Viper53, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. SoonerP226

    SoonerP226 Playing Pinochle

    Unless you're talking steaks...
     
  2. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    Then well done should be a minimum requirement.
     
  3. Mac

    Mac Shootist

    "People who have what they want are fond of telling people who haven't what they want that they really don't want it."

    ~ Ogden Nash
     
  4. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it."-Stephen Leacock
     
  5. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    “Let the American youth never forget, that they possess a noble inheritance, bought by the toils, and sufferings, and blood of their ancestors; and capacity, if wisely improved, and faithfully guarded, of transmitting to their latest posterity all the substantial blessings of life, the peaceful enjoyment of liberty, property, religion, and independence.” —Joseph Story (1833)
     
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  6. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work." - Aristotle
     
  7. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "When we are unhurried and wise, we perceive that only great and worthy things have any permanent and absolute existence, that petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of the reality." - Henry David Thoreau
     
  8. Mac

    Mac Shootist

    "What contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch!"

    ~ W.C. Fields
     
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  9. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "You clench your teeth. You look up. You tell yourself that if they see you cry, it will hurt them, and you will be nothing but A Sadness in their lives, and you must not become a mere sadness, so you will not cry, and you say all of this to yourself while looking up at the ceiling, and then you swallow even though your throat does not want to close and you look at the person who loves you and smile." - John Green
     
  10. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "I don't want to sound Pollyannaish, but I hope that out of a tragedy like this something good will come. I hope we understand we're one family." - Madeleine Albright
     
  11. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it." - Malcolm X
     
  12. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    Beware of the young doctor and the old barber." - Benjamin Franklin
     
  13. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own." - Aesop
     
  14. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "A little learning is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is just as bad." - Bob Edwards
     
  15. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "I looked always outside of myself to see what I could make the world give me instead of looking within myself to see what was there." - Belle Livingstone
     
  16. Mac

    Mac Shootist

    "All progress is based upon a universal innate desire of every organism to live beyond its means."

    ~ Samuel Butler ~ :cheers:
     
  17. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer; no disease that enough love will not heal; no door that enough love will not open." - Emmet Fox
     
  18. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for." - Dag Hammarskjold
     
  19. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher." - Socrates
     
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  20. Viper53

    Viper53 Pawpaw Staff Member

    "To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment." - Jane Austen
     

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