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Re: Inspirational Quotes

Post by Stephen_Dedalus » Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:27 am

Did you mean to say: I rest my case

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Re: Inspirational Quotes

Post by Barbarella » Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:57 am

No cos that would not be as funny.

Duuuuuuuurrrr............

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Post by Stephen_Dedalus » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:01 pm

Just checking.

I often find I give people far too much credit!

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Post by Barbarella » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:54 pm

And I often find people don't give me enough. But I much prefer being a dark horse.

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Re: Inspirational Quotes

Post by Barbarella » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:23 am

Feb 23rd: "Life is like a camera. You focus no what's important, capture the good times, develop from the negative, and if things don't turn out, you take another shot." - Anonymous

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Post by Barbarella » Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:14 am

Feb 24/25th: "The secret of being happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most out of every day." - Anonymous

Feb 26th: "There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures." - Anon

Feb 27th: "Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself." - William Faulkner

I am better than myself. I chopped half my thumb off with a mandolin on Sunday and here I am hitting the space bar and screaming internally each time. You people dont appreciate moi.

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Re: Inspirational Quotes

Post by snowgirl » Tue Feb 27, 2018 1:58 pm

Of course we appreciate the sacrifices you make of us, Babs. Of course we do.
Our problem is civil obedience. -Howard Zinn

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Post by Barbarella » Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:06 pm

Thank *ouch* you.

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Post by Barbarella » Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:01 pm

Feb 28th: (Purim begins at sundown) " Love the moments. Flowers grow out of dark moments. Therefore, each moment is vital. It affects the whole. Life is a succession of such moments and to live each, is to succeed." - Sister Corita Kent

March 1: "You're never too old to become younger." - Mae West

March 2: "All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on." - Henry Ellis

March 3/4: "The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of." - Blaise Pascal

March 5: "Our lives being to end the day we become silent about things that matter." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

March 6: "All you need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesnt hurt." - Charles M. Schulz

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Re: Inspirational Quotes

Post by snowgirl » Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:25 pm

I'm feeling inspired now.
Our problem is civil obedience. -Howard Zinn

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Post by Barbarella » Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:45 am

March 7: "Love is like the wind, you cant see it but you can feel it." - Nicholas Sparks (Also, like farting)

March 8: "The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Post by Barbarella » Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:57 am

March 9: "Love is a great beautifier." - Louisa May Alcott.

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Post by Scrubb » Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:15 pm

Where the fuck is brodie? I"m starting to gag.
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Post by Barbarella » Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:59 pm

Embrace the inoffensive Scrubb. Like sinking into a warm gently fizzing bath of kool aid and waking up on Walton's Mountain..........

Where DID Maw go? I wonder why she didn't take a few souls with her........

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Post by Barbarella » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:52 am

March 10/11: "Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality." - The Dalia Lama

March 12: "Now and then its good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy." - Guillaume Apollinaire

March 13: "If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Post by Barbarella » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:42 am

March 14: " Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will hep create the fact." - Anonymous

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Post by snowgirl » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:30 pm

The Dalia Lama?


Brodieeeeee!!!!
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Post by Barbarella » Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:35 pm

snowgirl wrote:
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The Dalia Lama?
Thats what I call her.

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Post by Barbarella » Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:44 am

March 15: "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving forward." - Albert Einstein

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Post by k2w3 » Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:02 pm

March 8: "The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

That's stupid. The gene pool in those forests would be zero. First Oak disease that comes along will wipe out the lot.
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Post by VinnyD » Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:18 pm

Barbarella wrote:
Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:44 am
March 15: "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving forward." - Albert Einstein
"A lot of quotes you read on the internet are attributed to people who never said them." —- Abraham Lincoln

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Post by Barbarella » Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:52 am

k2w3 wrote:
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March 8: "The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

That's stupid. The gene pool in those forests would be zero. First Oak disease that comes along will wipe out the lot.
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Post by Barbarella » Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:36 am

March 16: "A stumble may prevent a fall." - Thomas Fuller

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Post by Barbarella » Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:22 am

March 17/18: "Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer." - Ernest Holmes

March 19: "Do or do not; there is no try." - George Lucas

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Post by Barbarella » Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:03 am

You're the yin to my yang Brodie.

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Post by brodie_bruce » Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:49 am

Barbarella wrote:
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You're the yin to my yang Brodie.
I try.

I had to work a company event at the weekend - I actually had to be nice to people for the whole weekend. The efford damn near killed me!
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Post by Barbarella » Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:08 pm

The struggle is real. (and daily for me).

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Post by Barbarella » Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:10 pm

March 20 (first day of Spring): "Because I was more often happy for other people, I got to spend more time being happy. And as I saw more light in everybody else, I seemed to have more myself." - Victoria Moron

March 21: "Love opens the doors into everything." - Mary Sarton

March 22: "Life isn't about finding yourself. LIfe is about creating yourself." - Anonymous

March 23: "Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better." - Emile Coue

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Post by Barbarella » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:28 am

March 24/25: (Palm Sunday) "Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction." - Antoin de Saint-Exupery

March 26: "Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning." - Gloria Steinem

March 27: "Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

March 28: "Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars." - Henry Van Dyke

March 29: "When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you achieve it." - Paulo Coehlo

That last ones terdal bollox. More so than the rest I mean.

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Post by Barbarella » Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:00 pm

March 30 Good Friday (Passover begins at Sundown): "We receive love...not in proportion to our demands or sacrifices or needs, but roughly in proportion to our own capacity to love." - Rollo May

March 31/Apr 1 (Easter Sunday/April Fools Day): "Love all the people you can." - Susan Hale

April 2 (Easter Monday): "Uncertainly and expectation are the joys of life." - William Congreve

April 3: "And in the the end, its not the years in your life that count. Its the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln

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Post by VinnyD » Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:51 pm

Abraham Lincoln also said "I never said a lot of the things that internet says I said."

But many of them sound more like something he might have said than that one.

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Post by Barbarella » Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:44 pm

April 4th: "Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail." - Charles Kettering

April 5th: "If you have built castles in the air, you work need not be lost: that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them." - Henry David Thoreau

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Post by Barbarella » Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:45 pm

That last one............jaysus these things are just sending me into a red misted fury at this point.........

No I wont stop, you fuckers have to be inflicted too.

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Post by snowgirl » Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:02 pm

But we can just not read the thread if we choose.

But of course we will keep reading due to all the hard work you put in to it. (Plus brodie's posts.)
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Post by EMG » Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:07 pm

I just scroll past all of Babs' post and look for Brodies.

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Post by snowgirl » Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:08 pm

Shhh! She can hear you!
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Post by Scrubb » Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:09 pm

I despise the book that Paulo Coehlo quote comes from. The Alchemist.
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Post by Klara » Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:10 pm

What EMG said.


I've been followimg Becoming Minimalist recently and I've actually seen a couple of decent quotes. I wish I could remembere any.

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Post by Klara » Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:19 pm

Found one!

“Things turn out best for people who make the best out of the way things turn out.” —John Wooden

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I can picture in my mind a world without war, a world without hate. And I can picture us attacking that world, because they'd never expect it.

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