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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #120 on: January 06, 2008, 07:00:54 AM »
for the poets, from Carl Sandburg:

Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #121 on: January 06, 2008, 07:03:28 AM »
For fans of this particular writer.

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #122 on: January 06, 2008, 07:24:05 AM »
This woman seems to have such a high opinion of men:

Men are nicotine soaked, beer besmirched, whiskey greased, red-eyed devils. - Carry Nation
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #123 on: January 06, 2008, 07:32:50 AM »
Another from the author mentioned above and this was from his advice to other writers.

You're a genius all the time.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #124 on: January 06, 2008, 07:35:16 AM »
Carl also said: A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #125 on: January 06, 2008, 07:38:07 AM »
Carl who?
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #126 on: January 06, 2008, 07:40:22 AM »
Sandburg
Little Bits of History A short essay on something that happened on any day.

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #127 on: January 06, 2008, 07:47:47 AM »
Anyone know who I'm talking about yet.

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #128 on: January 06, 2008, 01:34:31 PM »
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #129 on: January 06, 2008, 02:07:45 PM »
The other morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas; how he got there I'll never know. ~ Carl "Groucho" Marx?  :D

Extremism in the pursuit of liberty is no vice, and moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. ~ Barry Goldwater
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #130 on: January 06, 2008, 06:50:37 PM »
"I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day."

~Abe Lincoln

"With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation's wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan - to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations."
Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #131 on: January 08, 2008, 05:37:08 AM »
This one is said in three bits, by three actors.
More mash quotes.

Alan Alda: To shrapnel and the skiddish little dance it does inside their bodies.
Mike Farrel: To the blood that runs into our boot.
David Ogden Stiers: and stains our socks with gay magenta polka dots.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #132 on: January 08, 2008, 12:52:28 PM »
"Who so ever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce.And when you realise that the entire system is very easily controlled, one way or another, by a few powerful men at the top, you will not have to be told how periods of inflation and depression originate ".
James Garfield,  July 2, 1881. American President. later assasinated ( he should have kept quiet)
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #133 on: January 10, 2008, 12:25:50 AM »
Quotes on living.

Lin Yutang:
Such is human psychology that if we don't express our joy, we soon cease to feel it.

Jim Rohn:
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

Erica Jong:
Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.

Thomas Fuller:
That which is bitter to endure may be sweet to remember.
"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read." -Groucho Marx

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #134 on: January 10, 2008, 12:35:10 AM »
"I have been driven many times upon my knees by the man in the oval office" ~ Monica Lewinski
"People places and things, of which, people grasp our hands and look into our souls, slighting the other two. To exchange in the same jargon and know the others joy of finding an epiphany in the joust, proves our value to each." ~ some redneck from Texas