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Postby ncutler » 27 Feb 2018, 9:18pm

One of the newspapers said of Boris earlier ( apropos his remarks about the Irish Border being much the same as Camden ):

"better to remain silent and be thought a fool than open your mouth and prove it ..........."
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 28 Feb 2018, 12:19pm

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Postby Cyril Haearn » 2 Apr 2018, 9:48am

Um Brandt* nah zu kommen, sollte man ihm nicht zu nah kommen - Egon Bahr

If one wanted to get close to Brandt, it was best not to get too close to him

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Postby Cyril Haearn » 19 Apr 2018, 5:25am

*Between us, Merckx and I have won all the classic races for Belgium
I won Paris-Tours, Merckx won all the rest*
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Postby cyclop » 19 Apr 2018, 6:33am

To anybody driven to fill every waking minute.......wasting time is not a waste of time.

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Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 19 Apr 2018, 10:39am

Hi,
ncutler wrote:One of the newspapers said of Boris earlier ( apropos his remarks about the Irish Border being much the same as Camden ):

"better to remain silent and be thought a fool than open your mouth and prove it ..........."


But, I.M.O. the fools always remain silent / sit at the back.........maybe probably because I always got there late and Had to sit at the front :mrgreen:

I need to start a "Least Fav Quotes" post :)
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Postby Mike Sales » 19 Apr 2018, 10:44am

Cyril Haearn wrote:I wouldn't mind seeing China if I could come back the same day
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 19 Apr 2018, 5:33pm

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
ncutler wrote:One of the newspapers said of Boris earlier ( apropos his remarks about the Irish Border being much the same as Camden ):

"better to remain silent and be thought a fool than open your mouth and prove it ..........."


But, I.M.O. the fools always remain silent / sit at the back.........maybe probably because I always got there late and Had to sit at the front :mrgreen:

I need to start a "Least Fav Quotes" post :)

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Postby Cyril Haearn » 27 Apr 2018, 5:46am

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Postby Cunobelin » 27 Apr 2018, 5:58am

Cyril Haearn wrote:Groucho

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Postby Cyril Haearn » 28 Apr 2018, 7:29am

Tough on speed, and tough on the causes of speed

Which politrickian said THAT?
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Postby Cyril Haearn » 10 May 2018, 1:42pm

To understand how awful, how immoral, how futile our society is, one only has to observe how people queue for work as if it were a blessing, a favour
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