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Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 25 Dec 2018, 3:31pm
by brynpoeth
One could talk with Helmut Schmidt* about anything. Except politics
Willy Brandt*

She who has visions should seek medical help!
Helmut Schmidt*

*both were Bundeskanzler

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 28 Dec 2018, 5:43pm
by brynpoeth
'The internet is new for all of us'
Angela Merkel, Head Girl of Europe, 2013

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 1 Jan 2019, 5:32pm
by brynpoeth
Holding the presidency of the EU is like driving a tram, one can change speed, go slower or faster, but one can not change direction

Explained a Romanian expert

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 5 Jan 2019, 7:59pm
by brynpoeth
'This is the fight of my life. I chose it because it chose me'
Elizabeth Warren, hopes to become PotUS/The Guardian

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 8 Jan 2019, 3:49pm
by brynpoeth
It is a poor pupil who does not do better than her teacher
-Leonardo da Vinci

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 8 Jan 2019, 6:29pm
by ferrit worrier
brynpoeth wrote:It is a poor pupil who does not do better than her teacher
-Leonardo da Vinci


In secondary school, in the metalwork room. There was a poster in a similar vein " the teacher only suceeds when the pupil suceeds the teacher." That was Jock Reid a brilliant teacher.

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 9 Jan 2019, 9:12am
by Cours
Alles hat ein Ende, nur die Wurst hat zwei.

(Everything has an end, only the sausage has two)

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 9 Jan 2019, 1:24pm
by brynpoeth
An uncultured king is a crowned donkey

Ireland, Bourke 1856

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 9 Jan 2019, 4:34pm
by brynpoeth
-Mr Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!
Ronald Reagan
..
-Gimme five billion dollars to build this wall!
PotUS Trump

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 11 Jan 2019, 9:04pm
by brynpoeth
'The world needs more men like the shy boy from Dunblane'

The Guardian praised retiring tennis legend Andy Murray (Scotland) for his feminist views
Plus One!

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 12 Jan 2019, 2:52pm
by Cours
Bald reif hält nicht steif

Early ripe, early rotten

Quite a metaphor for this Brexit carry on.

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 12 Jan 2019, 6:35pm
by brynpoeth
Ossis sind schlau und stellen sich dumm
Bei Wessis ist es anders rum

East Germans are smart and pretend to be thick
West Germans are the other way round

Not so simple now mind, many are both. Or neither. Or define themselves by time (before /after 1989), not by place :wink:

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 13 Jan 2019, 5:22pm
by brynpoeth
'I know enough people who are afraid of dying, want to live as long as possible, but cannae occupy themselves on a wet Sunday afternoon'
..
Just spent a wet Sunday afternoon cycling, cooking, reading Aesops Fables :wink:

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 13 Jan 2019, 6:16pm
by Mick F
"Time, my birdies!"

Freddie May, long time landlord of the Queens Head, Albaston.

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 14 Jan 2019, 8:13pm
by brynpoeth
'The pursuit of happiness is the source of all happiness'

Text on a shopping bag