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    Quote Originally Posted by druid12000 View Post
    'Satire is meant to ridicule power. If you are laughing at people who are hurting, it's not satire, it's bullying.' ~ Terry Pratchett
    If you are laughing at people who are hurting, it's but a sign that you do not yet understand the wise higher purpose of their earthly existence as well as your own.
    Who Is Blind?
    The one who is unable to perceive another world.
    Who is dumb?
    The one who cannot speak a kind and loving word at the right moment.
    Who is poor?
    The one who is plagued by too many desires.
    Who is rich?
    The one whose heart is contented.

    Anon.


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    Eckhart von Hochheim, circa 1260 – 1328, commonly known as Meister Eckhart[a] or Eckehart, was a German theologian, philosopher and mystic. He once wrote:

    ‘The eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me; my eye and God’s eye are one eye, one seeing, one knowing, one love.’
    Who Is Blind?
    The one who is unable to perceive another world.
    Who is dumb?
    The one who cannot speak a kind and loving word at the right moment.
    Who is poor?
    The one who is plagued by too many desires.
    Who is rich?
    The one whose heart is contented.

    Anon.


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    "I'm not too partial to cats - So many cats, so few recipes." Sandi Toksvig.
    A man in possession of a wooden spoon must be in want of a pot to stir.

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    "Expect a most agreeable letter, for not being overburdened by subject (having nothing at all to say), I shall have no check to my genius from beginning to end."

    Jane Austen, letter to her sister.
    37 videos so far up from 36, added 'moonlight holder' today, 19 Feb.
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    "Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend." - John Singer-Sergeant.
    A man in possession of a wooden spoon must be in want of a pot to stir.

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