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Mike Steede
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Post by Mike Steede » Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:23 am

Jeffrey Armbruster wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:31 pm
Andrew Fryer wrote:
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Churchill wasn't alone - that was a lie he made up after the war. The pre-war Hansard reports prove it.
Sorry, you lost me.
Lost me too - was that a quote or a comment? Seems more the latter...
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Re: Brilliant Quotes... post them here!

Post by Mike Steede » Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:50 am

Mike Steede wrote:
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:23 am
Jeffrey Armbruster wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:31 pm
Andrew Fryer wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:20 pm
Churchill wasn't alone - that was a lie he made up after the war. The pre-war Hansard reports prove it.
Sorry, you lost me.
Lost me too - was that a quote or a comment? Seems more the latter...
Whoops - didn't realize there was a discussion going on here...
2017 Steve Ganz 'New Moon' BRW/Spruce
1991 Olmsted '37 Hauser
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Post by StGeorge » Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:30 pm

"The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it. I can resist anything but temptation". Oscar Wilde.

"His pleasures are his only gods, and he is constantly prepared to sacrifice everything to them". Marquis de Sade.

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Post by Peter Lovett » Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:48 pm

"It is a woman's misfortune that she grows up to be like her mother. It is a man's misfortune that he does not." Oscar Wilde

"All of us are in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars." Oscar Wilde
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Post by slidika » Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:47 pm

"Any ship can be a minesweeper . . . once."
Whenever I am not ready for my music lesson, I call it 'facing the music'.

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Post by Denian Arcoleo » Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:07 pm

Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.

Groucho Marx

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Post by prawnheed » Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:54 pm

Fathers, remember that you don't have to be the perfect example to your children. You can also function as a sort of hideous warning.

Frankie Boyle

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Post by steampick » Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:32 am

"As much no more as be they not yet now or had they then not ever been." James Joyce, Finnegan's Wake

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Post by Pulgar » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:37 pm

Being rich is having money. Being wealthy is having time.
- Stephen Swid

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Post by Andrew Fryer » Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:03 pm

In peacetime children bury their parents; in wartime parents bury their children. (Herodotus)

I already said that on page 19. I suspected as much when I posted it. Never mind. It was worth repeating.
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Post by zzzsegundaepoca » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:16 pm

paulcroft wrote:
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"Freedom is a word I rarely use." Donovan [Yellow is the ColoUr]
without thinking

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Post by zzzsegundaepoca » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:18 pm

“as if you can kill time without injuring eternity” -Thoreau

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Post by Erik Zurcher » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:36 pm

"I hope you wiped your feet before stepping on my soul!" [anon]
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Post by Les Backshall » Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:12 am

"Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana"

Groucho Marx
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Post by steampick » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:53 pm

"In most cases, people, even wicked people, are far more naïve and simple-hearted than one generally assumes. And so are we." (Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov)

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