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When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.

 

Albert Einstein

 

Thanks Al, finally got it now

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"The scepticism which men affect towards their higher inspirations is often not an honest doubt, but a guilty negligence, and is a sign of narrow mind and defective wisdom.”
James Martineau,

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“If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.”

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Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)

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The wisdom of a fool won't set you free.

 

New Order

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==

 

"You can't teach a dogma new tricks."

 

Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)

 

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"Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it."

 

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P. J. O'Rourke

 

IOW, ego reigns after death

 

I'm reading Fanny Hill, is that good?

 

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"He who has provoked the lash of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it."

 

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-James Boswell, biographer and lawyer (1740-1795)

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As flies to wanton boys are we to the gods;

They kill us for their sport.

 

Shak.

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"Don't be sad because it's over ... Smile that it happened."

 

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Vince Scully, a 67 year veteran of announcing games for the Dodgers. He said this (in passing) during the ninth inning of his last game on October 2, 2016

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"True memories seemed like phantoms, while false memories were so convincing that they replaced reality".

 

Gabriel Garcia Márquez

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"Can't we just drone this guy."

 

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Hillary Clinton

..who is prone to the drone

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"...wrong...wrong...wrong...wrong ..."

 

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Donald J. Trump

September 26, 2016

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"The writer is the engineer of the human soul."

 

Joseph Stalin

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"The writer is the engineer of the human soul."

 

Joseph Stalin

 

Well, it used to be. Now it's you tube.

 

:D

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“There is only one really serious philosophical question, and that is suicide” - The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus.

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"A Day Without Laughter Is A Day Wasted"

 

Nicolas Chamfort

 

"A day without sunshine is like, you know, night." - Steve Martin 

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Well, it used to be. Now it's you tube.

 

:D

 

"Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose."

 

Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr

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"If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you." -Steven Wright

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"Yeah, I know there's not supposed to be any kind of 'religious test' to be President in this country, but how about there at least being a history or geography test for this? I mean, The Constitution doesn't say anything about THAT, now does it?!" -Me

 

(...although I'm sure some other smart*** has had to have said this before I did here...I dunno...maybe Mark Twain or Will Rogers?)

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"Yeah, I know there's not supposed to be any kind of 'religious test' to be President in this country, but how about there at least being a history or geography test for this? I mean, The Constitution doesn't say anything about THAT, now does it?!" -Me

 

(...although I'm sure some other smart*** has had to have said this before I did here...I dunno...maybe Mark Twain or Will Rogers?)

 

 

I think Big Bird said it too. And he added that a mental evaluation might be a good idea as well.

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I think Big Bird said it too. And he added that a mental evaluation might be a good idea as well.

 

HEY! You callin' Big Bird a "smart***" here, dude?!!!

 

(...now THAT just ain't right!)

 

;)

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