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Post by grandduke » 21 Apr 2017, 21:42

The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol :thinking: :character-oldtimer: :character-oldtimer:
“You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?’”
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Post by Dreamweaver » 28 Apr 2017, 22:26

"Life is 10% of what you make it; the other 90% is how you take it."
David J. Pollay
In his book, The Law of the Garbage Truck

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Post by Dreamweaver » 07 May 2017, 15:17

In response to our current nightmare, we can wish it were different and stay miserable, or we can accept our new world. To be clear, this does not mean condoning what happened. It simply means coming to terms with what is, and with what we cannot control.

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Post by Dreamweaver » 24 May 2017, 10:09

When you call yourself an Indian or a Muslim or a Christian or a European or anything else, you are being violent.
Do you see why it is violent?
Because you are separating yourself from the rest of mankind.
When you separate yourself by belief, by nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

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Post by Dreamweaver » 23 Sep 2017, 21:52

"The way you see people is the way you treat them, and the way you treat them is what they become."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Post by Dreamweaver » 23 Sep 2017, 22:20

"Growing your own food is like printing your own money." ~
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Post by grandduke » 24 Sep 2017, 11:40

A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often. Oliver Herford

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“You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?’”
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Post by Dreamweaver » 02 Oct 2017, 16:59

When I feed the hungry, they call me a saint. When I ask why people are hungry, they call me a Communist.

Dom Helder Camara, Brazilian archbishop,

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Post by Perrorist » 02 Oct 2017, 17:55

:good_one

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Post by Dreamweaver » 05 Oct 2017, 16:52

. . . Laughter

Laugh once, your headache is gone
Laugh twice, your hatred dissolves
Laugh 3 times, your worries fly away
Laugh 4 times, you feel strong
Laugh 5 times, you're looking younger
Laugh 6 times, your heart fills with happiness

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Post by Dreamweaver » 09 Oct 2017, 18:35

"Give a man a gun and he can rob a bank, give a man a bank and he can rob the world."

From 'Mr. Robot', by character Tyrell Wellick

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Post by Perrorist » 09 Oct 2017, 18:54

:good_one

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Post by hawkeye » 11 Oct 2017, 05:59

If you talk to God, you are praying; If God talks to you, you are schizophrenic.

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Post by hawkeye » 11 Oct 2017, 06:56

Cigarette

A newspaper lies open on the kitchen table where the old man is drawing on his last cigarette of the day.
Smoke curls upwards as he eyes the weather map on the open page.
His mind wanders away from the present, where he has been considering himself old and useless.
As he draws the smoke in deeply, the lines on the map remind him of another map, other lines.
Once again he flies above, studying the contour map of hilly ground where soon a parachute will bear him to a new challenge.
Then he has landed, labors up the hill side, muscles aching, short of breath, before coming to the crest, feeling the exhilaration.
He closes the newspaper, taps the ash from his cigarette.
Is it the smoke that stings his eyes, makes them water?
Spent ash drops like a tiny amputated part of his life, old, grey, and useless now.
The past has gone, he must live in the present.
Stubbing out his cigarette, he reflects on the dead matches, butts, and ashes.

He thinks of death.



Dreamweaver.

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Post by Dreamweaver » 11 Oct 2017, 09:15

I thought there was something familiar when I just glanced at that! I had forgotten it, my past is just as dead as his! :lol:

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