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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 20 Nov 2018, 3:56pm

'In general, the more trivial the offence, the more complicated the legislation'
- Third crank

I guess 'thou shalt not kill' for example is easy to understand :?
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby Canuk » 20 Nov 2018, 5:43pm

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.

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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 26 Nov 2018, 1:25pm

Got a bad report from school again, back home a parent said -"I do not know what you are made of!"

-"Slugs and snails and puppy-dogs tails!" I replied quick-wittedly
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 27 Nov 2018, 12:01pm

brynpoeth wrote:Viel Feind, Viel Ehr (German)

Many enemies, much honour
or
If one has many critics, one should be proud

Just dreamed up a third translation:
"He who has many enemies, has many friends"

Might apply to Matthew Hodges
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby Canuk » 27 Nov 2018, 7:09pm

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

Albert Einstein

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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 27 Nov 2018, 7:58pm

Give us the tools and we shall finish the job!
Winston Churchill

Give us the job and we shall finish the tools!
Worker's motto, Ostblock before 1989
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 27 Nov 2018, 7:59pm

Theory of relativity? I dreamed it up while cycling!
A Einstein
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 27 Nov 2018, 9:14pm

If cricket is too exciting for you, try watching chess
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 30 Nov 2018, 2:10pm

It's the economy, stupid!
-PotUS Clinton

It's the digestion, stupid!
-brynpoeth
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When I feel queer, the digestion usually caused it: eating too late, not drinking enough for example
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 5 Dec 2018, 4:01pm

Ladies prefer the simpler things: laddies, for example
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 8 Dec 2018, 4:55pm

Wer das Nichtstun ebenso wie die Arbeit scheut, findet leicht zum Buch
Peter Brueckner

She who dislikes doing nothing and also dislikes working would enjoy reading a book
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 9 Dec 2018, 7:12pm

Mike Sales wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:I wouldn't mind seeing China if I could come back the same day
Philip Larkin


Similar to Dr. Johnson.
BOSWELL. "Is not the Giant's-Causeway worth seeing?" JOHNSON. "Worth seeing, yes; but not worth going to see."

Obviously he had read the Michelin guides/maps
** worth a journey
* worth a detour
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby Canuk » 11 Dec 2018, 7:26am

That reminds me of an American I met in Paris:

'Once you've seen one French cathedral, you've seen em all'

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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 13 Dec 2018, 9:36pm

[Brailsford] has an impressive ability to reach into the toilet and pull out chocolate

Jonathan Vaughters/The Guardian
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 14 Dec 2018, 9:27am

Hi,
brynpoeth wrote:It's the economy, stupid!
-PotUS Clinton

It's the digestion, stupid!
-brynpoeth
..
When I feel queer, the digestion usually caused it: eating too late, not drinking enough for example

Then do the opposite, I do :)
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