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Your Favourite Quotes - Your Own & Other People's (2 Viewers)

Aquarius

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'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.
 

Aquarius

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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.’
 

Olly Buckle

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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.
 

SueC

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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!







 

Olly Buckle

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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'.
 

Twisted Head

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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
 

indianroads

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Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
- Plato
 

Lorewen

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The Apostle Paul said it in Galatians 6:7. The full verse is, "Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap."
As one soeth so shall one reapeth ..... i quote this little gem alot. Not sure who said it ?
 

Lorewen

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"What my brothers mean for evil, You will, somehow, use for good. I know You will, even if I, I won’t live to see it. So I forgive them for condemning me to this death."
- The main character of my WIP
 

Aquarius

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The Apostle Paul said it in Galatians 6:7. The full verse is, "Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap."

Never mind what's said about God. That's an expression of the blind leading the blind - not knowing that God is part of everything and everything is part of God. The second part is a hidden reference to the law of cause and effect or Karma.
 

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