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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #990 on: May 24, 2013, 12:59:20 PM »
I seriously like this:



Our lives are like islands in the sea, or like trees in the forest. The maple and the pine may whisper to each other with their leaves ... But the trees also commingle their roots in the darkness underground, and the islands also hang together through the ocean's bottom.

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #991 on: May 24, 2013, 01:55:42 PM »
"What did the old man say? Fly, you fools!"


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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #992 on: May 25, 2013, 07:48:50 AM »

Empire had the better ending. I mean, Luke gets his hand cut off, finds out Vader's his father, Han gets frozen and taken away by Boba Fett. It ends on such a down note. I mean, that's what life is, a series of down endings. All Jedi had was a bunch of Muppets.

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #993 on: June 01, 2013, 11:18:59 AM »
"The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter -- it's the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning."

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #994 on: June 03, 2013, 10:14:27 PM »
"I will not be afraid."

My five year old granddaughter, who couldn't swim, as she sped to the top of a forty foot high water slide with me running to catch up to her.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #995 on: June 12, 2013, 04:33:55 PM »
Don't be like me.

A school drop-out advising a high school kid.

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #996 on: June 14, 2013, 09:19:31 AM »

I saw six men kicking and punching the mother-in-law. My neighbour said 'Are you going to help?' I said 'No, six should be enough - Les Dawson
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #997 on: June 15, 2013, 12:05:09 PM »
Was he thinking of writers and other artist types when he said this?



Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.

Carl Jung, psychiatrist (1875-1961)
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #998 on: June 16, 2013, 02:05:10 AM »
Was he thinking of writers and other artist types when he said this?
No, that's just you being self-conscious.

Jungian psychotherapy is based on the idea that our psyches are shaped by experiences that we don't remember because we were very young when they happened. Since a child's mind doesn't always understand the meaning of what it's seeing, all the things that shape us are based on faulty, child-like assumptions and reasoning. So, by Jung's theory, the only person who doesn't have a mind filled with false assumptions and misinterpretations (a state most people would describe as sane) is the person who is truly mentally ill.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #999 on: June 16, 2013, 08:54:21 AM »
Who's a stranger? Your best friend when you first met him - anonymous

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1000 on: June 16, 2013, 04:20:11 PM »

Jungian psychotherapy is based on the idea that our psyches are shaped by experiences that we don't remember because we were very young when they happened. Since a child's mind doesn't always understand the meaning of what it's seeing, all the things that shape us are based on faulty, child-like assumptions and reasoning. So, by Jung's theory, the only person who doesn't have a mind filled with false assumptions and misinterpretations (a state most people would describe as sane) is the person who is truly mentally ill.

That's way above my pay grade. The sane are those who agree with me most of the time and always on the important things, whatever those things are on that particular day.
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1001 on: June 16, 2013, 07:17:09 PM »
@Spell Chick  That quote is in my desktop wallpaper! LOL!

Okay, here's a good one:
"There is only one way to live free of fear--and that is to live without hope, change, or growth.....When you start moving, you start shaking."  -- Barbara Sher

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1002 on: June 17, 2013, 12:02:04 PM »
Blue Rose, that quote reminds me of one of my favourites from Anais Nin.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1003 on: June 18, 2013, 09:13:31 PM »
"Thank you for having a birthday, I enjoyed the cake."
                            
                                    Rachel Grider - age three  ;D

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1004 on: June 18, 2013, 09:17:26 PM »
 ;D

Cheeky little thing, isn't she?
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