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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #90 on: December 23, 2007, 09:09:41 AM »
     "In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you."

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #91 on: December 26, 2007, 10:33:03 AM »
I have got you together to hear what I have written down. I do not wish your advice about the main matter for that I have determined for myself.

 Abraham Lincoln
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #92 on: December 26, 2007, 04:53:22 PM »
A moth is like a clitoris with wings.

Tom Robbins.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #93 on: December 26, 2007, 05:59:40 PM »
(This made me look down and think to myself "what?!?!" I just don't belive it   :o  )
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #94 on: December 26, 2007, 06:25:54 PM »
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(This made me look down and think to myself "what?!?!" I just don't belive it   Shocked  )
So, it made you stop.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #95 on: December 26, 2007, 08:02:03 PM »
A moth is like a clitoris with wings.

Tom Robbins.

How the hell am I supposed to ever catch a moth again with that thought making me weak with laughter?
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #96 on: December 26, 2007, 08:04:33 PM »
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How the hell am I supposed to ever catch a moth again with that thought making me weak with laughter?

Or delicately sniffing your hands? (was I allowed to say that?)
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #97 on: December 26, 2007, 08:08:17 PM »
Label it free speech and move on.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #98 on: December 26, 2007, 08:11:11 PM »
hairy moths yes ... end of comparison!
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #99 on: December 26, 2007, 08:19:28 PM »
Let us move swiftly on...
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #100 on: December 26, 2007, 10:57:42 PM »
Every scene has to propel the plot to the crisis that will resolve the story and reveal character. Styrofoam does neither.

Caro Clarke
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #101 on: December 26, 2007, 11:39:30 PM »
Apologies if my last post seemed out of place, I was trying to say 'end of story' ... Gyppo's comment put it far more succinctly than mine!

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #102 on: December 30, 2007, 07:25:28 PM »
The further you go down a road, the longer you see it is.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #103 on: December 30, 2007, 08:10:37 PM »
'The world is full of sweet things, Brother.'  George Borrow

'But sometimes we're too damned busy earning a living to stop and look at them.'  Gyppo
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #104 on: December 31, 2007, 07:51:27 AM »
"Todo lo que puedas imaginar, es real".
Pablo Picasso

It made me stop for two reasons:
  • I had to figure out the meaning
  • I liked the meaning

Now, I don't speak a single word Spanish, but I figured it meant something like:
Everything you can imagine, is real.

A google-search showed me that I was right.  :)