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Post by Smith » Sat Jan 28, 2017 6:56 pm

"You have to be fitter than required and you have to have more skill than needed."

Heinrich Schiff, cellist and conductor
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Post by Andrew Pohlman » Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:33 pm

"There is no distinctly American criminal class - except Congress."
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Post by gm66 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:57 am

“Rabbit's clever," said Pooh thoughtfully.
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever."
"And he has Brain."
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."
There was a long silence.
"I suppose," said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything.”
-- AA Milne as that great philosopher, Winnie the Pooh.

(and I was happy to just now see a chess quote on P26, that I used in another thread earlier today ...
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Post by StGeorge » Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:56 pm

"Good judgement comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgement".....Will Rogers

"Experience is simply the name we give to our mistakes".....Oscar Wilde

"KBO - Keep Buggaring On".....Winston Churchill

8) :mrgreen: :lol:
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Post by Bill » Sun Feb 12, 2017 3:46 pm

"Any mistake worth making is worth repeating."
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Post by glassynails » Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:19 am

"That which can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence"

Christopher Hitchens.
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Post by bobnaylor » Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:51 pm

Old Zen Adage:
"You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes every day - unless you are busy, then you should sit for an hour"
I suggest substitute 'play my guitar' instead of sitting ;)

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Post by bobnaylor » Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:56 pm

"I've suffered for my music - now it's your turn"
Seasick Steve :lol:

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Post by JohnW400 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 5:21 pm

one good test is worth a thousand expert opinions

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Post by glassynails » Sat Feb 25, 2017 4:13 am

"Permit us to question, to doubt, that's all. And not to be sure. It is our responsibility to proclaim the value of this freedom. To teach how doubt is not to be feared, but welcome and discussed. And to demand this freedom as our duty to all coming generations."

Richard Feynman.
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Post by BugDog » Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:42 pm

glassynails wrote:"Permit us to question, to doubt, that's all. And not to be sure. It is our responsibility to proclaim the value of this freedom. To teach how doubt is not to be feared, but welcome and discussed. And to demand this freedom as our duty to all coming generations."

Richard Feynman.
Good one. Seems to be an expansion on "Don't be in love with your theory."
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Post by glassynails » Sun Feb 26, 2017 1:22 am

"The guitar is the easiest instrument to play and the hardest to play well."

Andres Segovia
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Post by Smith » Fri May 05, 2017 2:42 am

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Post by glassynails » Fri May 05, 2017 9:31 pm

"This is one of the most brilliant posts!"

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Post by Erik Zurcher » Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:55 am

"When the solution is complicated, we have solved the wrong problem".
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