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  1. macbill

    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    stardustsailor Accessory Maker

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    " Thank money ,we have God "

    "Some people are really poor.All they 've got it's just a lot of money "
     
  3. CuckFumbustion

    CuckFumbustion Lo and Behold! The transformative power of Vapor.

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    grokit well-worn member

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  5. macbill

    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    "Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people we personally dislike."

    Oscar Wilde
     
  6. macbill

    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    “Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.”

    ― George Washington
     
  7. vaporist4LIFE

    vaporist4LIFE Well-Known Member

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    Much can be learned From history ! Great quote !
     
  8. CuckFumbustion

    CuckFumbustion Lo and Behold! The transformative power of Vapor.

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  9. grokit

    grokit well-worn member

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    “Pity the nation that is full of beliefs and empty of religion.
    Pity the nation that wears a cloth it does not weave
    and eats a bread it does not harvest.

    Pity the nation that acclaims the bully as hero,
    and that deems the glittering conqueror bountiful.

    Pity a nation that despises a passion in its dream,
    yet submits in its awakening.

    Pity the nation that raises not its voice
    save when it walks in a funeral,
    boasts not except among its ruins,
    and will rebel not save when its neck is laid
    between the sword and the block.

    Pity the nation whose statesman is a fox,
    whose philosopher is a juggler,
    and whose art is the art of patching and mimicking

    Pity the nation that welcomes its new ruler with trumpeting,
    and farewells him with hooting,
    only to welcome another with trumpeting again.

    Pity the nation whose sages are dumb with years
    and whose strongmen are yet in the cradle.

    Pity the nation divided into fragments,
    each fragment deeming itself a nation.”

    ~ Kahil Gibran


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  10. CuckFumbustion

    CuckFumbustion Lo and Behold! The transformative power of Vapor.

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    Famous Quotes - "Side B"
    Misquotations, Attributed quotes. Dumbed down/reductive quotes. Partial quotes. I'm guilty of it on some level. :ugh: So I try to trace the accurate origins and full quotations and find an interesting history of itself. :hmm::sherlock:

    List of misquotations - Wikiquote - one example.
    "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas."George Bernard Shaw never said these words, but Charles F. Brannan did.[2]
    Then the grey areas. :bang:Twain mentioned the quote in one of his books, but it is questionable whether he thought of it.
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    I thought Twain the greatly misattributed of of quoters. Wrote " A lie....." Well you get the idea and was going to end my post with that. However......:lol:
    A Lie Can Travel Halfway Around the World While the Truth Is Putting On Its Shoes | Quote Investigator
    :peace:
     
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    grokit well-worn member

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    "The fundamental question of our time is whether the West has the will to survive... Do we have the desire and the courage to preserve our civilization in the face of those who would subvert and destroy it?"

    ~ Trump, speaking in Warsaw yesterday :suspicious: :hmm::mental:

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    grokit well-worn member

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    ~ Trump: "Putin and I discussed forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit so that election hacking, and many other negative things, will be guarded."

    ~ Sen. Lindsey Graham: "Not the dumbest idea I've heard, but it's pretty close."

    ~ Sen. John McCain: "I'm sure that Vladimir Putin could be of enormous assistance in that effort since he's doing the hacking."

    ~ Trump: "The fact that President Putin and I discussed a Cyber Security unit doesn't mean I think it can happen. It can't."


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    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    Every politician steps on his own dick every once in awhile. But it's a mistake to stand in one spot and stomp on it over and over again.

    ---Attributed to Molly Ivins
     
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    grokit well-worn member

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    “It’s the weirdest time ever… Donald Trump is our president, Bill Cosby’s a rapist, and Bruce Jenner’s a chick. We’re all in an episode of Lost.

    “What if that’s the secret to happiness? Treat everyone as if it’s you, living a different life.”

    ~ Joe Rogan​
     
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    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    "You can safely assume you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do." -- Anne Lamott
     
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    StormyPinkness Rhymenocerous ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

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    "Star Trek lures you into a false sense of positivity that the world can be a utopia and recent events have proven it cannot. Star Wars’ dystopic vision is far more realistic and prepares our children for their future." -Adam Savage in the Star Trek or Star Wars debate at Comic-Con 2017
     
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    "The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit."

    ~Morihei Ueshiba
     
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    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.

    - Frederick Douglass
     
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    There is nothing new under the sun. King Solomon?
     
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    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    “It always seems impossible until it’s done.”
    – Nelson Mandela
     
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    "You can't kill bad grass. " My old man circa 1980. Hey Mac yer killin me!:whoa: Peace to all, D.
     
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    CuckFumbustion Lo and Behold! The transformative power of Vapor.

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