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Offline audrine

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1065 on: January 15, 2014, 04:34:03 PM »
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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1066 on: January 17, 2014, 12:08:50 PM »
"Life isn't divided into genres. It's a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky."
- Alan Moore
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Offline Frogg

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1067 on: January 20, 2014, 10:35:49 AM »
"Life isn't divided into genres. It's a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky."
- Alan Moore

I spent last night stenciling this onto a very large canvas. Had it for ages, couldn't find quite the right thing for it.


“Being a detective isn't all about torture and murder and monsters. Sometimes it gets truly unpleasant...The fate of the world may depend on whether or not you can bring yourself to visit your relatives.”  Derek Landy.
I'm a quitter. I come from a long line of quitters... it's amazing I'm here at all. - Bernard Black

Offline Gyppo

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1068 on: January 20, 2014, 11:15:23 AM »
Television – a medium. So called because it is neither rare
nor well done.
--- Ernie Kovacs

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
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Offline Laura H

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1070 on: January 26, 2014, 11:55:12 AM »
“Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you.
You must travel it by yourself.
It is not far. It is within reach.
Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know.
Perhaps it is everywhere - on water and land.”

― Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou

“Don't be like the rest of them, darling.” ― Eudora Welty

Offline thatollie

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1072 on: January 28, 2014, 02:31:09 AM »
Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you’re a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff’s worth, without pity, and destroy most of it.
- Collette (Wrote Gigi)

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Time spent with a cat is never wasted.

Offline AlanBaines

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1073 on: January 28, 2014, 03:00:50 AM »
You can put sequins on a pig and make it sparkle, but it will still be a pig. -- Wayne S. Polls

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1074 on: January 28, 2014, 03:49:15 AM »
Alan, I think that quote would mean more if I understood the context.of the statement.  As it is, I'm just thinking, "of course it's still a pig. What's your point?"
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Offline AlanBaines

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1075 on: January 28, 2014, 03:52:22 PM »
Alan, I think that quote would mean more if I understood the context.of the statement.  As it is, I'm just thinking, "of course it's still a pig. What's your point?"

Gayle, have you ever heard the expression "polishing a turd?"

Same thing.

Offline Matt Walker

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1076 on: January 30, 2014, 06:01:03 AM »
"The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes."  Mark Twain
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Offline The Skald

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1077 on: February 01, 2014, 09:30:00 AM »
A few classics:

"I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefull."

"There's an old saying in Tennessee -- I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee -- that says, fool me once, shame on --shame on you. Fool me -- you can't get fooled again."

"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we."

''I'll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office.''

''It is clear our nation is reliant upon big foreign oil. More and more of our imports come from overseas.''

(George W. Bush - the guy you voted president, America. Twice.)  ::)

Offline Laura H

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1078 on: February 02, 2014, 02:25:00 PM »
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock.

Will Rogers
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou

“Don't be like the rest of them, darling.” ― Eudora Welty

Offline AlanBaines

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Re: Quotes that make you stop
« Reply #1079 on: February 02, 2014, 02:39:29 PM »
"It's easier to judge a decision than it is to make one." -- Wayne S. Polls