Quotes to remember

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  1. wegs Matter and Pixie Dust Valued Senior Member

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    "Not everyone who spoke you friendly, was your friend.'' - Arya Stark

    RIP Game of Thrones.
     
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  3. dumbest man on earth Real Eyes Realize Real Lies Valued Senior Member

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    “Small minds discuss people. Average minds discuss events. Great minds discuss ideas.”

    a quote misattributed to both Eleanor Roosevelt and Admiral Hyman Rickover
     
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    “Quoting yourself just makes you look like an ass” - me, just now.
     
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  7. wegs Matter and Pixie Dust Valued Senior Member

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    lol
     
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    Sancho had nothing to offer. then one fell on the table this morning.

     
  9. Michael 345 New year. PRESENT is 72 years oldl Valued Senior Member

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    Hope the royal one didn't hurt himself when he fell on the table

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  10. Magical Realist Valued Senior Member

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    "There is a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.”
    ― Steven Wright
     
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    "It is better to remain quiet and be thought a fool, than to speak up and erase all doubt" - anonymous
     
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    "I'd like to buy him for what he's worth and sell him for what he thinks he's worth."- AE Shuttlesworth.
     
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    “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.”
    ― Mark Twain

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  16. Michael 345 New year. PRESENT is 72 years oldl Valued Senior Member

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    Mine just thought up

    Every day you age you are moving into unknown, to you, territory. Many others have been before you, but for you, it is all new and some place you can never return to except in memory

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    "We got so much food in America we're allergic to food. Allergic to food! Hungry people ain't allergic to shit. You think anyone in Rwanda's got a fucking lactose intolerance?!”
    ― Chris Rock
     
  18. paddoboy Valued Senior Member

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    Space and Time are intertwined: We cannot look out into Space, without looking back into Time:
    Carl Sagan:

    "Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence"
    Carl Sagan:
     
  19. Michael 345 New year. PRESENT is 72 years oldl Valued Senior Member

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    We can look out any distance, from the tip of your nose to the furthest observable objects in the Galaxy, and only see what no longer exist (the visible history of the object)

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  20. Michael 345 New year. PRESENT is 72 years oldl Valued Senior Member

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    Mine - self assessment

    I am shallow. If I was a puddle I would be so shallow if a snake slithered over me they would not get wet

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  21. paddoboy Valued Senior Member

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    Which as the quote says, is in the past. And of course all frames of references are as valid as each other.

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  22. dumbest man on earth Real Eyes Realize Real Lies Valued Senior Member

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    "The person that has to constantly show just how sharp they are, more often than not, only shows that if they were a knife they couldn't cut through hot butter!" - anon
     
  23. Michael 345 New year. PRESENT is 72 years oldl Valued Senior Member

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    Not exactly

    I don't consider

    ... without looking back into Time...

    the same as

    ...can look out any distance...

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