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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #150 on: August 20, 2008, 10:47:13 am »
"Air goes in and out. Blood goes round and round. Anything which causes deviation from these well established conditions is a bad thing" - Anonymous

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #151 on: August 20, 2008, 06:41:44 pm »
"A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything."    Nietzsche

I recently caused a pair of gloves to levitate by the power of prayer.

Faith can move mittens.
Such are the feeble bases on which many a public character rests.

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #152 on: August 20, 2008, 09:27:54 pm »
"A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything."    Nietzsche

I recently caused a pair of gloves to levitate by the power of prayer.

Faith can move mittens.

I have read this several times...unable to come up with a witty retort. All I can do is snicker. :) You made my day!

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #153 on: August 21, 2008, 01:13:27 am »
"A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything."    Nietzsche

I recently caused a pair of gloves to levitate by the power of prayer.

Faith can move mittens.

Wasn't there an old Wehrmacht slogan "Gott mit uns"? Sounds like you must have tapped into that ...
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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #154 on: August 24, 2008, 05:13:09 pm »
"It's so comforting to know that there are so many people in this world sicker than I am." - Tim Curry

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #155 on: August 24, 2008, 07:12:17 pm »
"Brass is the new black."

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #156 on: August 26, 2008, 05:22:09 pm »
'I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.' Clarence Darrow

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #157 on: August 27, 2008, 02:20:02 am »
Brute Force is often frowned upon in favor of creative thinking, but brute force is sooooo much more spectacular in both sucess and failure.

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Brute force should always be the first attempted method, because if it fails, there's still resources left for a creative solution.  While on the other hand, if the creative solution fails, there may not be the resources left over for a brute force solution.

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #158 on: August 27, 2008, 03:03:50 am »
"Nearly any problem can be solved by the judicious use of High Explosives."

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #159 on: August 27, 2008, 03:21:04 am »
Let Zygons be Zygons.
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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #160 on: August 27, 2008, 05:12:25 am »
If you see it and it's there, it's real.
If you see it and it's not there, it's virtual.
If you don't see it and it's there, it's invisible.
If you don't see it and it's not there, it's gone.


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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #161 on: August 27, 2008, 08:18:55 am »
It may be that your sole purpose in life is merely to serve as a warning to others.

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #162 on: August 27, 2008, 10:33:53 am »
Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering - Yoda

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #163 on: August 27, 2008, 01:15:38 pm »
"Jen fa Ti; Ti fa Tsien; Tsien fa Tao; Tao fa Tzu-Jan"  - Lao Tse

"Men are created by the Earth; The Earth is created by the Universe; The Universe is created by Nature's Process; Nature's Process just happened." - Lao Tse

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #164 on: August 27, 2008, 01:29:31 pm »
"The supernatural can be very annoying until one finds the key that transforms it into science," — Master Li

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In Barry Hughart's "Bridge of Birds: A Novel of an Ancient China That Never Was"


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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #165 on: August 27, 2008, 01:46:52 pm »
Nothing unreat exists - Star Trek

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #166 on: August 27, 2008, 05:07:54 pm »
Nothing is Impossible, Everything is Permissible - Hassan i Sabbah

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #167 on: August 27, 2008, 05:59:34 pm »
"Jen fa Ti; Ti fa Tsien; Tsien fa Tao; Tao fa Tzu-Jan"  - Lao Tse

"Men are created by the Earth; The Earth is created by the Universe; The Universe is created by Nature's Process; Nature's Process just happened." - Lao Tse

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I think I could well be a Taoist if it wasn't for all that going off and living in a cave business.

Some sort of Shaker/Taoist combo might work.

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #168 on: August 27, 2008, 06:27:02 pm »
    Early to rise, early to bed, makes a man healthy, wealthy and dead.
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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #169 on: August 27, 2008, 06:28:56 pm »
“Punishment produces Force, Force produces Strength, Strength produces Awe, Awe produces Kindness. Kindness has its origin in Force” 

                                  Gongsun Yang (aka Lord Shang of the Legalist approach to governance as opposed to Taoist and Confucian ) about 350 BC 

Love the Mad Asians.  Me mum was born there back in the dark ages.  Please pardon the translation as I am told one could easily replace ‘Kindness’ with ‘Virtue.’ 

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #170 on: August 27, 2008, 06:51:51 pm »
"Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb but how well you bounce." - no idea who wrote it but it's among my favorites


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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #171 on: August 27, 2008, 07:33:05 pm »
Big Fella, He done gone Buggerup.

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #172 on: August 28, 2008, 06:23:45 am »
The fast you go, the bigger the grin.

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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #173 on: August 28, 2008, 10:14:20 am »
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Re: Distiiled Wisdom
« Reply #174 on: August 28, 2008, 11:24:52 am »
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