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Everyone has a few quotes that really send you. The sources can be from poems, movies, literature or songs. Lets have 'em.
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12779In the Athens of 594 B.C., according to Plutarch, 'the disparity of fortune Sun Tzu-last Saturday
12778"If the public thinks that recycling is working, then they are not going toSun Tzu-September 13
12777"History doesn't always repeat itself. Sometimes it just yells "WhTimF1September 12
12776"<i>If a man behaves outrageously enough, disgrace is impossible.<left-over man-September 9
12775"The way to get people's votes is to say that all their problems are caTimF-August 22
12774You must show that a man is wrong before you start explaining why he is wrong. TimF-August 18
12773OT - In a past life I worked in the aerospace industry as an engineer. The amouSun Tzu1August 15
12772"Spaceflight will never tolerate carelessness, incapacity, and neglect. SoTimF-August 15
12771“Is it a fact – or have I dreamt it – that, by means of electricity, the world oGraystone-August 14
12770“You have attributed conditions to villainy that simply result from stupidity.” Graystone-August 9
12769"Smart men go broke three ways - liquor, ladies and leverage." - CharlSun Tzu1August 3
12768More Coolidge quotes “…any oppression laid upon the people by excessive taxatioTimF3August 3
12767“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential toB.K.Myers-June 23
12766"There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. WhTimF2June 16
12765Orwell sites that as an example. But you can extend it to any number of things.Sun Tzu-May 27
12764I would suggest that it isn't the belief in infallibility...but rather the aSavant-May 27
12763Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's miSun Tzu-May 27
12762'The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed idSavant2May 27
12761“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmilSun Tzu-May 14
12760Do not go quietly... [youtube video]Graystone-April 29
12759J. Robert Oppenheimer: "I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds." [TimF1April 29
12758[graphic] [graphic] [graphic] From change.minds.comTimF1April 20
12757Unless you can watch your stock holding decline by 50% without becoming panic stRainy_Day_Woman-April 9
12756“The human eye is a wonderful device. With a little effort, it can fail to see eSun Tzu-March 10
12755“Every previous revolutionary movement in human history has made the same basic Sun Tzu-March 10
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