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    Smile Famous Quotes ~ To Live By...

    My famous quotes for today are:

    A person starts to live when she can live outside herself. - Albert

    The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity. - Tolstoy

    Trust Your Ears. - Roberto

    Do you have any good quote's which inspire you?

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    From my mom -
    "You always have time for the things you put first on your list".

    And from my dad -
    "Nothing very good, nor very bad, lasts for very long."

    And from Forrest Gump -
    "I don't know if we each have a destiny, or if we're all just floating around accidental-like on a breeze, but I, I think maybe it's both. Maybe both is happening at the same time." - Forrest Gump
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    From Arthur C. Clark's "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress":
    Which stands for There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch.

    From various:
    "Don't get so upset over things out of your control" (along with its corollary, "Don't sweat the little stuff").

    "Who said life had to be fair?"
    From me:
    "Don't fret about it, those are simply the rules. Now keep them in mind and go out and enjoy life."

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    From mom:

    "Look at her mother. That is what she will look like when she is that age." Telling me how to know if a girl is going to stay as pretty at 40 as she is at 20. LOL! I should have listened more closely... I am going to burn in hell for that! LOL!

    From dad:

    "Even a blind squirrel finds a nut." So no matter what you do if you do it long enough you will eventually get it right...
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    Ludwig Feuerbach 19th century German philosopher

    “The present age ... prefers the sign to the thing signified, the copy to the original, fancy to reality, the appearance to the essence ... for in these days illusion only is sacred, truth profane.”

    Karl Marx, student and acolyte of Feuerbach

    "Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand. "

    Among others!
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    It is high time that the ideal of success should be replaced by the ideal of service.
    --Albert Einstein

    Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
    --Margaret Mead

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    Mark Twain:

    "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did so. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

    Woody Allen:

    "Eighty percent of success is showing up."

    And my all time personal favorite by Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    "I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. "

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    From my Grandfather -

    "No matter what, if it's got t!t$ or a carburator on it, it's eventually going to give you trouble."
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    "If I can think it, you can do it" A former engineering manager of mine with a very sarcastic sense of humor.
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    "It is a mistake to imagine that Germany's worst export
    was Hitler. Far from it. That honor is reserved for Karl Marx."

    ~ a friend of a friend

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    "Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see."

    Arthur Schopenhauer

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    Confucius say
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    Quote Originally Posted by theWB View Post
    Confucius say
    He who cuts fart in church sits in pew.


    He with stinky finger have itchy butt.
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