Favourite quotations

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby bikerwaser » 16 Jun 2016, 9:55pm

Today a young man on acid realised that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively. There is no such thing as death , life is only a dream and we are the imagination of ourselves.

Bill Hicks

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby Tangled Metal » 16 Jun 2016, 9:58pm

So when my thoughts make me depressed
I think the best and [rude word removed] the rest

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby bikerwaser » 16 Jun 2016, 9:59pm

You are free to do as we tell you !

Bill Hicks ( talking about the U.S government )

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby Tangled Metal » 16 Jun 2016, 9:59pm

Guess the removed word and where the quote is from.

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby bikerwaser » 16 Jun 2016, 10:01pm

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike” – John F Kennedy

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby bikerwaser » 16 Jun 2016, 10:02pm

“Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. Teach a man to cycle and he will realize fishing is stupid and boring” – Desmond Tutu

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby bikerwaser » 16 Jun 2016, 10:08pm

“Light. Strong. Cheap. Pick two.”
Engineer and brand champion Keith Bontrager on bicycle and accessory manufacturing choices.

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby gaz » 16 Jun 2016, 10:22pm

"Every time a bicycle bell rings a puncture fairy loses its wings" (or something like that :wink: ).
2020 : To redundancy ... and beyond!

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby kylecycler » 16 Jun 2016, 11:43pm

bikerwaser wrote:“Light. Strong. Cheap. Pick two.”
Engineer and brand champion Keith Bontrager on bicycle and accessory manufacturing choices.

A variation on 'Faster, better, cheaper - pick two,' apparently first coined in the aerospace industry. Seriously true - I wrote it down when I heard it. :D
gaz wrote:"Every time a bicycle bell rings, a puncture fairy loses its wings" (or something like that :wink: ).

Ding ding!!! - We have to hope... :lol:

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby hujev » 17 Jun 2016, 1:36am

I see and approve better, but follow worse - Ovid.

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby Audax67 » 17 Jun 2016, 9:06am

gaz wrote:"All you need is love" - John Lennon


Unless the other guy has match point.
Have we got time for another cuppa?

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby Audax67 » 17 Jun 2016, 9:12am

"Quick men!" said Beaky, "No delay!
"You mustn't let him get away!"
And leaping off, said "Follow me!"
And ran head first into a tree.

- Jeremy Lloyd.


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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby geocycle » 17 Jun 2016, 9:53am

A serious one that is so true: 'We live forward but understand backwards' - paraphrased from Soren Kierkegaard

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby Ray » 17 Jun 2016, 9:56am

sjs wrote:
Ray wrote:
- and not forgetting Bertrand Russell's words of wisdom below


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunning%E2%80%93Kruger_effect


Thanks, sjs, hadn't come across that before.
Ray
The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt - Bertrand Russell

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Re: Favourite quotations

Postby colin54 » 17 Jun 2016, 10:00am

Measure twice cut once.