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02-14-2013, 11:53 PM #1
share some quotes you find worth sharing
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
Lao Tzu [QUOTE]
For what goes into your mouth will not defile you, but that which issues from your mouth - it is that which will defile you.
JesusThe fact that life evolved out of nearly nothing, some 10 billion years after the universe evolved out of literally nothing, is a fact so staggering that I would be mad to attempt words to do it justice.
Richard DawkinsEverything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
02-15-2013, 11:04 AM #2
If women want any rights more than they's got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it.
I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.
You can jail a Revolutionary, but you can't jail the Revolution.
You don't fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.
02-15-2013, 11:05 AM #3
02-15-2013, 11:37 AM #4
From one of my favourites, Abe Lincoln:
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
02-15-2013, 11:57 AM #5
Mr. O had a quality quip at either the 2010 or 2011 Correspondent's Dinner (I forget which year):
"What a week. As some of you heard the state of Hawaii released my official long-form birth certificate. Hopefully, this puts all doubts to rest. But just in case there are any lingering questions, tonight I'm prepared to go a step further. Tonight, for the first time, I am releasing my official birth video.'' [The screens plays the scene from Disney's The Lion King when Mufasa, atop a cliff, lifts Simba up as the other animals in the savannah look on].
After the video played, he said this:
"I want to make clear to the Fox News table that was a joke. That was not my real birth video. That was a children's cartoon. Call Disney if you don't believe me, they have the original long-form version.''
Reagan had some funny ones too:
''Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.' And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying.''
''Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. And recovery is when Jimmy Carter loses his.''Blog: Hidden Content
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02-15-2013, 12:20 PM #6
That Reagan one is good.
I can't believe I didn't put in my favourite Licoln quote. Possibly my favourite quote of all time:
People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like
02-15-2013, 03:11 PM #7
a couple more;
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
BuddhaGet your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
02-15-2013, 03:40 PM #8
"Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don't have that problem."
Ronald Reagan, President of the United States c. 1985
"You cannot exaggerate about the Marines. They are convinced to the point of arrogance, that they are the most ferocious fighters on earth- and the amusing thing about it is, that they are."
Father Kevin Keaney
1st Marine Division Chaplin
During the Korean War
02-15-2013, 03:57 PM #9
Some hockey related quotes for you guys:
"I know my players don't like my practices, but that's okay because I don't like their games."
-Harry Neale: NHL Coach/Commentator
"American professional athletes are biligual. They speak English and Profanity."
Some gems from former NHL coach Jean Perron:
"The day when the Nordiques will stop losing, they'll win much more often."
"The Nordiques should trade to get some rookies with experience."
"This type of injury is very painful. Especially when it hurts."
one last one
"Listen guys, I only want to be paid what I'm worth. I'm not asking for millions. Uh, excuse me, I meant to say..."
-NHL defenseman Patrice Brisebois
02-15-2013, 06:29 PM #10
I now have a new favourite quote. I can't stop laughing after reading this:
"To me, 10- and 11-year-olds do bad things. They throw rocks through windows. They shoot BB guns at people's cars. They hit people with sticks; they set a cat on fire. Those are things that children do..."
-Stevens County, WA Prosecuting Attorney Timothy Rasmussen
Your kid hit people with stick and set the cat on fire? Relax! That's just what kids do.