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Offline Taylor

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #930 on: February 22, 2013, 07:18:37 PM »
A mind that is stretched by a new experience
can never go back to its old dimensions.

(Oliver Wendell Holmes)
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."

Philip K. Dick

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #931 on: February 25, 2013, 12:15:28 PM »
"Do not let what you cannot do interfere
with what you can do."
--- John Wooden

Failure is not the only punishment for laziness;
there is also the success of others.
--- Jules Renard

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Offline bri h

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #932 on: February 25, 2013, 01:33:02 PM »
Better to tell people you don't know,
than for them to find out you don't know!

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #933 on: February 25, 2013, 05:37:32 PM »
Better to tell people you don't know,
than for them to find out you don't know!

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Very true, Bri, very true.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #934 on: February 25, 2013, 07:49:16 PM »
Very true, Bri, very true.

Cos we worked underground and you had to watch the roof for pieces of stones dropping and causing you to get hurt. you were always aware of bad roofs cos the pieces of stone(some big ones) used to flake off and drop on you. But the best saying was. . .

The only bad roof is a good roof!

(cos they can drop down and kill you without any warning, and no flakes pre-empting it!)
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #935 on: March 03, 2013, 12:06:55 PM »
' Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years.”

 James Grover Thurber (December 8, 1894 – November 2, 1961
"Do you not know, my son, with how little wisdom the world is governed?",
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #936 on: March 10, 2013, 08:32:32 AM »
"In my next life, I am coming back as a toilet brush". Chandler.

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #937 on: March 11, 2013, 04:46:53 AM »
“I'm going to marry my novels and have little short stories for children.”
― Jack Kerouac
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #938 on: March 12, 2013, 06:04:24 AM »
"I am getting so far out one day I won't come back at all."
-William S. Burroughs

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #939 on: March 13, 2013, 04:08:13 PM »
Decide in your heart of hearts what really excites and challenges you, and start moving your life in that direction. Every decision you make, from what you eat to what you do with your time tonight, turns you into who you are tomorrow, and the day after that. Look at who you want to be, and start sculpting yourself into that person. You may not get exactly where you thought you’d be, but you will be doing things that suit you in a profession you believe in. Don’t let life randomly kick you into the adult you don’t want to become.
- Chris Hadfield, Canadian Astronaut
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #940 on: March 15, 2013, 07:50:18 AM »
“Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.”
 --  Edwin P. Whipple
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 #941 on: March 15, 2013, 09:13:47 AM »
And here all this time I thought he was most well known for toilet paper.

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #942 on: March 15, 2013, 12:05:24 PM »
Dreams have only one owner at a time. That's why dreamers are lonely.

Erma Bombeck, author (1927-1996)



Erma Bombeck had a newspaper column at one time and I often turned to it before reading anything else. It was like sitting at the kitchen table and having coffee with a good friend when I read what she had to say. Enjoyed her books also.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #943 on: March 15, 2013, 12:10:35 PM »
:) I loved her books too. :)

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #944 on: March 20, 2013, 05:31:12 PM »
" We know where you are.
We know where you've been.
And we can more or less know what you're thinking about".

- Eirc Schmidt, executive chairman  Google.
"Do you not know, my son, with how little wisdom the world is governed?",
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