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Post by FedoraRefugee » Thu Feb 11, 2010 10:04 am

"Millionaires are the bees that make the most honey and contribute most to the hive even after they have gorged themselves full."

--Andrew Carnegie

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Post by monkeyboy » Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:44 am

"One of the very difficult parts of the decision I made on the financial crisis was to use hardworking people's money to help prevent there to be a crisis." --George W. Bush, Washington, D.C., Jan. 12, 2009 :lol:
If you don't like it, make something better
If you can't make something better, adapt
If you can't do either ball your panties up and cry.

Complaining is like masticating most anyone can do it.
However doing it in public is really hardcore.

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Post by FedoraRefugee » Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:43 pm

"This plan will save or create 3.5 million jobs. More than 90 percent of these jobs will be in the private sector, jobs rebuilding our roads and bridges, constructing wind turbines and solar panels, laying broadband and expanding mass transit."

Barak Obama, Washington, D.C., Feb. 24, 2009 :roll:

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Post by Leppie » Fri Feb 12, 2010 1:04 pm

God made man,
Men made money.
But the Devil made women,
To spend man's money...
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Post by Heraclitus » Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:25 pm

"We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon... (interrupted by applause) we choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too."
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Post by vrkalak » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:28 am

This next quote, applies to GNU/Linux, Open Source, Ubuntu, Mint and so on . . . .

"Perfection is reached not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away."

- - - - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Post by markfiend » Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:00 pm

Libertarianism: A simple-minded right-wing ideology ideally suited to those unable or unwilling to see past their own sociopathic self-regard.

Iain Banks
Omnia mutantur, nihil interit.

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Post by FedoraRefugee » Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:06 pm

"how's that whole hopey-changey thing working out for ya?"

Sarah Palin. :D

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Post by Chasester » Tue Feb 16, 2010 7:16 am

"I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant." — Buy at Amazon.comAlan Greenspan, before a Congressional committee
youth is certainly wasted on the young.

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Post by kenetics » Wed Feb 17, 2010 3:02 pm

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away. - Philip K. Dick
“Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.” 
― Jean-Paul Sartre

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Post by dancsnrain » Thu Feb 25, 2010 4:45 pm

"You don't have a soul.
You are a soul.
You have a body" - C.S.Lewis-


"I like pigs, Dogs look up to humans, Cats ignore us unless they want something, Pigs treat us as equals. I like pigs."
- Winston Churchill. - (paraphrased,sorry)

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Post by BrianD » Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:31 pm

monkeyboy wrote:“Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.” Richard M. Nixon
-- given in a brief speech to the White House staff on the day of his resignation. ...and one of the best quotes by any politician in modern time. Interesting, really, coming from him... given the stories of his "witch hunts", keeping lists of subversives, and paranoid behavior in general. But, this was not a prepared statement, but rather, an ad-lib speech given moments before he boarded Marine-1 for the last time and departed the White House grounds. Anyway, interesting you should post this -- I was thinking of posting the same quote, as I was reading through this thread; I was quite surprised to see it had already been posted. :wink:


..not a "great man", per se, but one of my favorite quotes:

Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.
-- Joe Theismann, former football quarterback.
need I say more??

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Post by npap » Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:53 am

  When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.

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Re: GREAT MEN'S QUOTES

Post by Heraclitus » Sat Feb 27, 2010 7:02 pm

FedoraRefugee wrote:
Aevum wrote:
Tired of lying in the sunshine
Staying home to watch the rain
You are young and life is long
And there is time to kill today

And then the one day you find
Ten years have got behind you
No one told you when to run
You missed the starting gun
Pink Floyd - Time
Those are my favorite lyrics of all time. :D

And you run and you run
to catch up with the sun
but it's sinking
and racing around to come up behind you again
the sun is the same in a relative way but you're older
shorter of breath
and one day closer to death
Every year is getting shorter, never seem to find the time
Plans that either come to naught or half a page of scribbled lines
Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way
The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say

Nothing compares to "The dark side of the moon"
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Post by Aevum » Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:35 am

Too much is just enough.

Mark Twain, on Whiskey.

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Post by npap » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:30 pm

After marriage, husband and wife become two sides of a coin; they just can't face each other, but still they stay together.

Th. Giannopoulos
A contemporary philosopher :)

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Re: GREAT MEN'S QUOTES

Post by Gunmetal_Ghoul » Thu Mar 11, 2010 11:53 pm

"If thou would be loved, love and be lovable." ~Benjamin Franklin
Life's too short to keep things in their "out-of-the-box" condition....

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Post by vrkalak » Fri Mar 12, 2010 12:20 am

"Enjoy life." -- Husse, 2010
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Re: GREAT MEN'S QUOTES

Post by FedoraRefugee » Sun Mar 14, 2010 10:28 am

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
Albert Einstein

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Re: GREAT MEN'S QUOTES

Post by npap » Mon Mar 15, 2010 8:02 am

Death is not the worst that can happen to men.

Plato

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