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Postby brynpoeth » 25 Dec 2018, 3:31pm

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
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Postby brynpoeth » 28 Dec 2018, 5:43pm

'The internet is new for all of us'
Angela Merkel, Head Girl of Europe, 2013
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Postby brynpoeth » 1 Jan 2019, 5:32pm

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
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Postby brynpoeth » 5 Jan 2019, 7:59pm

'This is the fight of my life. I chose it because it chose me'
Elizabeth Warren, hopes to become PotUS/The Guardian
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Postby brynpoeth » 8 Jan 2019, 3:49pm

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

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.
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Postby Cours » 9 Jan 2019, 9:12am

Alles hat ein Ende, nur die Wurst hat zwei.

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

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Postby brynpoeth » 9 Jan 2019, 1:24pm

An uncultured king is a crowned donkey

Ireland, Bourke 1856
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Postby brynpoeth » 9 Jan 2019, 4:34pm

-Mr Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!
Ronald Reagan
..
-Gimme five billion dollars to build this wall!
PotUS Trump
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Postby brynpoeth » 11 Jan 2019, 9:04pm

'The world needs more men like the shy boy from Dunblane'

The Guardian praised retiring tennis legend Andy Murray (Scotland) for his feminist views
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Postby Cours » 12 Jan 2019, 2:52pm

Bald reif hält nicht steif

Early ripe, early rotten

Quite a metaphor for this Brexit carry on.

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Postby brynpoeth » 12 Jan 2019, 6:35pm

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:
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Postby brynpoeth » 13 Jan 2019, 5:22pm

'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:
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Postby Mick F » 13 Jan 2019, 6:16pm

"Time, my birdies!"

Freddie May, long time landlord of the Queens Head, Albaston.
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Postby brynpoeth » 14 Jan 2019, 8:13pm

'The pursuit of happiness is the source of all happiness'

Text on a shopping bag
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