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Post by Evocacion » Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:03 am

'Live your life as if you are going to die tomorrow:
Farm your land as if you are going to live forever.'
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Post by GuitarsWeB » Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:48 pm

"Were we directed by Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want bread.”

Thomas Jefferson...

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Post by Erik Zurcher » Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:51 am

If you are too early, why hurry? If you are too late, why hurry?
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Post by GuitarsWeB » Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:28 am

"Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead”

Adm. Farragut, Battle of Mobile Bay, 1865

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Post by Leitmotiv » Wed Jul 25, 2018 5:28 am

Found in Herculaneum (town near Pompeii which suffered the same fate when Vesuvius erupted) as graffiti on a wall....'long live commerce'. Ironic, since business is choking the planet to death, chasing the mighty dollar.

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Post by Andrew Fryer » Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:36 pm

GuitarsWeB wrote:
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:28 am
"Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead”

Adm. Farragut, Battle of Mobile Bay, 1865
There is only one ship that has ever been successfully torpedo'd while under full steam - the HMS Penelope. My great uncle was one of the casualties - he had taken the place of a crewmember who went AWOL.
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Post by doug » Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:15 pm

I saw a sign this morning that said,”Life is short. Buy the damn boat.”🙂
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Post by Erik Zurcher » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:03 pm

"What's the ugliest part of your body?
Some say your nose, some say your toes.
I think it's your mind!"

[Frank Zappa]
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Post by dkha » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:39 pm

"It's a magical world... Let's go exploring!"
- Bill Watterson

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Post by Andrew Pohlman » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:41 pm

Erik Zurcher wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:51 am
If you are too early, why hurry? If you are too late, why hurry?
I love this. There are many permutations. My favoite:
Why hurry ... to a job you hate

or

Why hurry ... to a funeral, especially if it's your own
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Post by GuitarsWeB » Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:18 pm

Death is nature’s way of telling you to slow down.

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Post by Andrew Fryer » Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:27 pm

"The Beatles are successful thanks to a gimmick called talent" - Ken Dodd in 1963.
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Post by Erik Zurcher » Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:52 am

"The trouble with quotes on the Internet is that you can never know if they are genuine!"

- Abraham Lincoln
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Post by GuitarsWeB » Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:37 pm

"The trouble with quotes on the Internet is that you can never know if they are genuine!”

If it’s in the New York Times or on the Internet, it must be true.

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Post by GuitarsWeB » Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:46 pm

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