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Re: Reflections

NotaPublicado: Lun May 13, 2013 6:36 pm
por billpatt

Life is like a penis - simple, relaxed and hanging free . . ..

. .. It's women who make it hard !!

Re: Reflections

NotaPublicado: Mié May 15, 2013 1:01 am
por NightAngel
Si andas con un hombre porque te lo paga todo, quizas no seas puta, pero ya estas haciendo la practica profesional.

Quien ensucia y vende la patria que dice que ama, es una escoria y traidor.

Re: Reflections

NotaPublicado: Mié Sep 18, 2013 7:53 pm
por billpatt
We hang petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
~Aesop, Greek slave & fable author

Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed
by those who are dumber.
~Plato, ancient Greek Philosopher

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where
there is no river.
~Nikita Khrushchev, Russian Soviet politician

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm
beginning to believe it.
~Quoted in 'Clarence Darrow for the Defense' by Irving Stone.

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go
out and buy some more tunnel.
~John Quinton, American actor/writer

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds
from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.
~Oscar Ameringer, "the Mark Twain of American Socialism."

I offered my opponents a deal: "if they stop telling lies about me, I will
stop telling the truth about them".
~Adlai Stevenson, campaign speech, 1952..

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.
~ Texas Guinan. 19th century American businessman

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be
left to the politicians.
~Charles de Gaulle, French general & politician

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to
change the locks.
~Doug Larson (English middle-distance runner who won gold medals at the 1924
Olympic Games in Paris , 1902-1981)


Re: Reflections

NotaPublicado: Mié Oct 23, 2013 11:59 am
por billpatt
In matters of conscience the law of majority has no place. -Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948)

A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient; nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in a fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient; and looking upon them only as sick and extravagant.
-Lucius Annaeus Seneca, philosopher (BCE 3-65 CE)

All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own. -Plutarch, biographer (c. 46-120)


Re: Reflections

NotaPublicado: Sab Oct 26, 2013 3:32 pm
por billpatt
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in true economy. -Edmund Burke, statesman and writer (1729-1797)

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used. -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., jurist (1841-1935)

What the object of senile avarice may be I cannot conceive. For can there be anything more absurd than to seek more journey money, the less there remains of the journey?
-Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman, orator, writer (106-43 BCE)

Re: Reflections

NotaPublicado: Dom Oct 27, 2013 2:29 pm
por billpatt
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
-Nelson Mandela, activist, South African president, Nobel laureate (b. 1918)

Re: Reflections

NotaPublicado: Mié Oct 30, 2013 9:52 am
por billpatt
Think of the poorest person you have ever seen and ask if your next act will be of any use to him. -Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

There is nothing like desire for preventing the things one says from bearing any resemblance to what one has in one's mind. -Marcel Proust, novelist (1871-1922)

Re: Reflections

NotaPublicado: Mié Oct 30, 2013 9:53 am
por billpatt
I live in the world rather as a spectator of mankind than as one of the species. -Joseph Addison, essayist and poet (1672-1719)

A very popular error: having the courage of one's convictions; rather it is a matter of having the courage for an attack on one's convictions. -Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (1844-1900)