Page 7 of 15

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 20 Nov 2018, 3:56pm
by brynpoeth
'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 :?

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 20 Nov 2018, 5:43pm
by Canuk
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 26 Nov 2018, 1:25pm
by brynpoeth
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

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 27 Nov 2018, 12:01pm
by brynpoeth
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

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 27 Nov 2018, 7:09pm
by Canuk
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

Albert Einstein

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 27 Nov 2018, 7:58pm
by brynpoeth
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

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 27 Nov 2018, 7:59pm
by brynpoeth
Theory of relativity? I dreamed it up while cycling!
A Einstein

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 27 Nov 2018, 9:14pm
by brynpoeth
If cricket is too exciting for you, try watching chess

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 30 Nov 2018, 2:10pm
by brynpoeth
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

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 5 Dec 2018, 4:01pm
by brynpoeth
Ladies prefer the simpler things: laddies, for example

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 8 Dec 2018, 4:55pm
by brynpoeth
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

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 9 Dec 2018, 7:12pm
by brynpoeth
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

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 11 Dec 2018, 7:26am
by Canuk
That reminds me of an American I met in Paris:

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

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 13 Dec 2018, 9:36pm
by brynpoeth
[Brailsford] has an impressive ability to reach into the toilet and pull out chocolate

Jonathan Vaughters/The Guardian

Re: Fave quotes...

Posted: 14 Dec 2018, 9:27am
by NATURAL ANKLING
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 :)