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The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children.

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3 before I lose them! :lol:

Marcus Aurelius telling us more of what he's learned of life:
From Rusticus:
"to keep clear of speechifying, versifying, and pretentious language; not to walk around at home in ceremonial dress, or do anything else like that ... to be readily recalled to conciliation with those who have taken or given offence."

From Sextus:
"a kindly disposition ... tolerance both of ordinary people and of the emptily opinionated."

From Alexander the grammarian:
"not to leap on mistakes, or captiously interrupt when anyone makes an error of vocabulary, syntax, or pronunciation, but neatly to introduce the correct form of that particular exression by way of answer ... or by some other such felicitous prompting."
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“The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.”

― Marcus Aurelius
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"Think always of the universe as one living creature, comprising one substance and one soul: how all is absorbed into this one consciousness; how a single impulse governs all its actions; how all things collaborate in all that happens; the very web and mesh of it all."

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Another from Marcus -

"[If] they cannot admire you for your intellect ... display those virtues which are wholly in your own power - integrity, dignity, hard work, self-denial, contentment, frugality, kindness, independence, simplicity, discretion, magnanimity.
Do you not see how many virtues you can already display without any excuse of lack of talent or aptitude?"
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Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.

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Nobody seems to know for sure.

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You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.

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Grapes unripe, ripened, raisined: All changes, not into non-existence, but into not-yet existence.

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In the depth of winter I finally learnt that there was in me an invincible summer.

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What is the universe?
The universe is a symphony of vibrating strings. . . . we are nothing but melodies.
We are nothing but cosmic music played out on vibrating strings and membranes.

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Dreamweaver wrote:
24 May 2020, 18:06
“The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.”

― Marcus Aurelius
Love it. Thank you. Indeed they are all great

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Donald Trump is a genius. That's what the J is for!

- A Trump follower

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:roflmao:
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lynny wrote:
21 Nov 2020, 16:53
Donald Trump is a genius. That's what the J is for!

- A Trump follower
The same bloke who wanted the counting stopped while Trump was leading and recounts to occur when Biden was in front. He couldn't see how ridiculous that was.

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