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Old 02-03-2014, 09:59   #286
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Old 02-03-2014, 10:17   #287
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Arguing with a fool is two fools arguing. --Confucious
I really like this one so I looked it up. As far as I can tell it is attributed to Doris M. Smith who's claim to fame is being the author of several crochet stitch books....

But what the hell, here's to Doris...
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Life is what happens while you are busy making plans
The actual quote is; "Life is what happens while you are making OTHER plans". ...Tommy Smothers, later repeated, and more often incorrectly credited to, John Lennon.
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Old 02-03-2014, 10:43   #289
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Man plans, God Laughs.
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Better lucky than good
Harder I work ... luckier I get

"Better lucky than skilled"...That is the motto for our racing team, frequently used when we know we made a bad call but the winds blessed us - sadly we use it more than we should!
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Old 02-03-2014, 12:13   #291
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Old 02-03-2014, 13:03   #292
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Well, just saw a car with this bumper sticker on their rear bumper:

"Watch out for the idiot behind me."
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Old 03-03-2014, 10:59   #293
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Re: What is Your Favorite Quote?

It's not an optical illusion. It just looks like one.
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"The average person has one breast and one testicle"

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Re: What is Your Favorite Quote?

"The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled,
and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance."

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Old 09-03-2014, 15:41   #296
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"The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled,
and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance."

- Cicero , 55 BC
We all know how that worked out.
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"The average person has one breast and one testicle"

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well that one would be wrong
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We all know how that worked out.
Same play, different actors.

Kinda makes you despair. Mankind never learns, never changes...

I wonder how many escaped by going cruising.

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Same play, different actors.

Kinda makes you despair. Mankind never learns, never changes...

I wonder how many escaped by going cruising.

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Old 09-03-2014, 17:36   #300
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It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law.

Douglas Hofstadter - Hofstadter's Law

Would probably work just as well for the financials of boat maintenance and restoration
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