Discussion in 'The Vapor Lounge' started by J.R.R.Tokin', Feb 21, 2012.
"The noblest motive is the public good" - Virgil
(beautiful 1930's Art Deco style building)
During dedication in 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
"If we all carry that motto in our hearts, in every city and community throughout the land, there is no question but that the proper thing, American democracy, will survive,”
As Brian Wilson sang, "wouldn't it be nice ..."
“My choice early in life was either to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there’s hardly any difference.”
― Harry S. Truman
'Least he has chicken.
I had to look that up in Wikipedia. I'm not much of a gamer: I'm usually "medicated" and my hand/eye coordination really takes a hit. It bores me to spend hours trying to get past Level One.
While I believe the game footage where it came from was a set up, it still makes me laugh when I see it.
"Repeating, of course." Hilarious.
But, I don't think such games are as high on hand/eye coordination, but interacting powers and disabilities coordination. They're more thinkem than racehorse.
Click to play YouTube Video
My favorite on the issue is from Aristotle (Quoting Plato?):
"We are as we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."
Most of these stand the test of time, and I can add these to my roller.
“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.”
― George Orwell
Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke. - Will Rogers
"To be good, and to do good is all we have to do." - John Adams
"Honesty is the first chapter in the book of Wisdom" - Thomas Jefferson
"Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? “America will never be destroyed from the outside." - Abraham Lincoln
"The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself." - Franklin Roosevelt
"Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." - John F. Kennedy
"'Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for." - Barack Obama
"Oh my god, this is terrible, this is the end of my presidency. I’m fucked." - Donald Trump
"Who can overestimate the progress of the world if all the money wasted in superstition could be used to enlighten, elevate and civilize mankind?" - Robert G. Ingersoll 1879
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