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Notapor billpatt » Sab Jul 10, 2010 3:08 pm

"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone.

"When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra." -Lewis Carroll, mathematician and writer (1832-1898)

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Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
-Eleanor Roosevelt, diplomat and author (1884-1962)

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There is as much difference between us and ourselves as between us and others.
-Michel de Montaigne, essayist (1533-1592)

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Notapor billpatt » Dom Jul 11, 2010 10:24 am

Our heads are round so that thoughts can change direction.
-Francis Picabia, painter and poet (1879-1953)

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I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world. I may not complete this last one but I give myself to it.
-Rainer Maria Rilke, poet and novelist (1875-1926)

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Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present.
-Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784)

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Notapor billpatt » Lun Jul 12, 2010 9:02 am

I want to realize brotherhood or identity not merely with the beings called human, but I want to realize identity with all life, even with such things as crawl upon earth.
-Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948)

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Men have slow reflexes. In general it takes several generations later for them to understand.
-Stanislaw J. Lec, poet and aphorist (1909-1966)

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All men -- whether they go by the name of Americans or Russians or Chinese or British or Malayans or Indians or Africans -- have obligations to one another that transcend their obligations to their sovereign societies.
-Norman Cousins, author, editor, journalist and professor (1915-1990)

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There are some who only employ words for the purpose of disguising their thoughts.
-Voltaire, philosopher (1694-1778)
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Notapor billpatt » Mar Jul 13, 2010 8:33 am

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
-Jean de la Bruyere, essayist and moralist (1645-1696)

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A living language is like a man suffering incessantly from small haemorrhages, and what it needs above all else is constant transactions of new blood from other tongues. The day the gates go up, that day it begins to die.
-H.L. Mencken, writer, editor, and critic (1880-1956)

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Each morning puts a man on trial and each evening passes judgment.
-Roy L. Smith

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Snakes and ladders: the game of organized religions.
-Yahia Lababidi, writer (b. 1973)

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Notapor billpatt » Jue Jul 15, 2010 3:30 pm

A society that presumes a norm of violence and celebrates aggression, whether in the subway, on the football field, or in the conduct of its business, cannot help making celebrities of the people who would destroy it.
-Lewis H. Lapham, editor and writer (1935- )

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I don't hate my enemies. After all, I made 'em.
-Red Skelton, comedian (1913-1997)

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Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
-Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970)

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Literature is the language of society, as speech is the language of man.
-Louis de Bonald, philosopher and politician (1754-1840)

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Notapor billpatt » Vie Jul 16, 2010 7:52 am

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
-Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. President (1809-1865)

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It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
-Jules Renard, writer (1864-1910)

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There is no more irritating fellow than the man who tries to settle an argument about communism, or justice, or liberty, by quoting from Webster.
-Mortimer J. Adler, philosopher, educator, and author (1902-2001)

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No matter that we may mount on stilts, we still must walk on our own legs. And on the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
-Michel de Montaigne, essayist (1533-1592)
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Notapor billpatt » Jue Ago 19, 2010 7:57 pm

Nothing which does not transport is poetry. The lyre is a winged instrument.
-Joseph Joubert, essayist (1754-1824)

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A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
-Victor Hugo, novelist and dramatist (1802-1885)

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Pride, like laudanum and other poisonous medicines, is beneficial in small, though injurious in large, quantities. No man who is not pleased with himself, even in a personal sense, can please others.
-Frederick Saunders, librarian and essayist (1807-1902)

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The World is divided into armed camps ready to commit genocide just because we can't agree on whose fairy tales to believe.
-Ed Krebs, photographer (b. 1951)

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Notapor billpatt » Dom Ago 22, 2010 5:41 pm

Conscience is a man's compass, and though the needle sometimes deviates, though one often perceives irregularities when directing one's course by it, one must still try to follow its direction.
-Vincent van Gogh, painter (1853-1890)

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Like cars in amusement parks, our direction is often determined through collisions.
-Yahia Lababidi, author (b. 1973)

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The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.
-Aldous Huxley, novelist (1894-1963)

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The artist brings something into the world that didn't exist before, and he does it without destroying something else. -John Updike, writer (1932-2009)

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Notapor billpatt » Jue Ago 26, 2010 1:09 am

Remarriage: A triumph of hope over experience.
-Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784)

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There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
-Francis Baconn, essayist, philosopher, and statesman (1561-1626)

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Oh, how small a portion of earth will hold us when we are dead, who ambitiously seek after the whole world while we are living!
-Philip of Macedon, king, father of Alexander the Great (382-336 BCE)
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Notapor billpatt » Jue Ago 26, 2010 1:12 am

You live a new life for every new language you speak.
-Czech proverb

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It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one's life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than "try to be a little kinder."
-Aldous Huxley, novelist (1894-1963)

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Although a democracy must often fight with one hand tied behind its back, it nonetheless has the upper hand.
-Aharon Barak, law professor, former President of the Supreme Court of Israel (b.1936)

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