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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.
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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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    “What is bravery, without a dash of recklessness?” – Dark Souls

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    Here's a funny I found on Facebook.

    First time I heard about paraprosdokians, I liked them. They are figures of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected and is frequently humorous. (Winston Churchill loved them). Thank you Marsha Meltzer

    1. Where there's a will, I want to be in it.

    2. The last thing I want to do is hurt you ...but it's still on my list.
    3. Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
    4. If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong.
    5. We never really grow up -- we only learn how to act in public.
    6. War does not determine who is right, only who is left.
    7. Knowledge, is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
    8. To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research.
    9. I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you.
    10. In filling out an application, where it says, "In case of an emergency, notify..." I answered "a doctor."
    11. Women will never be equal to men until they can walk down the street with a bald head and a beer gut, and still think they are sexy.
    12. You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.
    13. I used to be indecisive, but now I'm not so sure.
    14. To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target.
    15. Going to church doesn't make you a Christian, any more than standing in a garage makes you a car.
    16. You're never too old to learn something stupid.
    17. I'm supposed to respect my elders, but it's getting harder and harder for me to find one now.


    Sadly this is true!!! Spread the Laughter, Share the Cheer, Let's be Happy, while we're here!







    When the night has come
    And the land is dark
    And the moon is the only light we'll see
    I won't be afraid, no I won't be afraid
    Just as long as you stand by me.


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    10. In filling out an application, where it says, "In case of an emergency, notify..." I answered "a doctor

    Back in the '50's my father was returning from France and he was given a disembarkation form, where it said 'Sex?' he wrote 'Yes'.
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    “From 30 feet away she looked like a lot of class. From 10 feet away she looked like something made up to be seen from 30 feet away.”
    ― Raymond Chandler, The High Window
    "If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you."

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    “A man chooses, a slave obeys.” - Bioshock

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