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Postby Cyril Haearn » 6 Jul 2017, 6:34pm

Hell is other people's music
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 8 Jul 2017, 1:50pm

Life is like bicycling

To keep in balance, one must keep moving
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 27 Jul 2017, 6:27pm

From dad's army

The german spy asked: *what is your name?*

Captain Mainwaring intervened: *don't tell him, Pike! *
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 3 Dec 2017, 9:27am

What you think of me is none of my business
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Postby further » 3 Dec 2017, 11:17am

"Everyone's colored ... else you wouldn't be able to see them."
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Postby Psamathe » 3 Dec 2017, 11:31am

“Never wrestle with a pig; you both get dirty and the pig likes it”

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Postby Cyril Haearn » 3 Dec 2017, 8:39pm

On your bike and look for work! said Mr Tebbit, -1

On your bike = go cycling!, +1
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 3 Dec 2017, 8:45pm

Paulatic wrote:Whatever I am, wherever I am, this is me.

Hannah Hauxwell as she left Low Birk Hatt Farm.
Words I've never forgotten and still brings a tear to the eye


+1
Thanks for reminding me of HH, I think I have one of her books somewhere

Saw a tivi programme about farming, in Teesdale I think: *a sheep is always trying to get itself into trouble and die* [the farmer on the other hand tries to keep it alive until he sells or slaughters it]
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Postby Paulatic » 3 Dec 2017, 9:00pm

Cyril Haearn wrote:
Paulatic wrote:Whatever I am, wherever I am, this is me.

Hannah Hauxwell as she left Low Birk Hatt Farm.
Words I've never forgotten and still brings a tear to the eye


+1
Thanks for reminding me of HH, I think I have one of her books somewhere

Saw a tivi programme about farming, in Teesdale I think: *a sheep is always trying to get itself into trouble and die* [the farmer on the other hand tries to keep it alive until he sells or slaughters it]

"Sheep were born to die" is a common saying.
While staying at Barnard Castle for a "wimps" ride back in September we took a run up Cotherstone moor one day and looked across to Low Birk Hatt. I’d forgotten how remote it feels up there.
Whatever I am, wherever I am, this is me. This is my life

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Postby Cyril Haearn » 3 Dec 2017, 9:04pm

Cauldron Snout, High Force, Dirt Pot, Nenthead, Stainmoor..

Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle!
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 3 Feb 2018, 10:08pm

Berti Vogts was manager of the Scottish football team. The media criticised him enthusiastically

'If I could walk on water, they would report that I am unable to swim' he said
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Postby cyclop » 4 Feb 2018, 6:45pm

Wasting time is not a waste of time.

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Postby Cyril Haearn » 4 Feb 2018, 6:50pm

cyclop wrote:Wasting time is not a waste of time.

+1
On holiday I like to relax, then I spend some time doing nothing to recover

'relax as hard as you like' - motto of a holiday letting company
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 4 Feb 2018, 9:40pm

All my life I have been ashamed of being an Austrian and have never been ashamed of being ashamed because I knew shame was the best form of patriotism
Karl Kraus [substitute your nationality]
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby Stevek76 » 22 Feb 2018, 3:50pm

"I didn't say half the s*** they say I did" - Albert Einstein :D

Also applicable to Mark Twain etc.