Wise Quotes n phrases

Discussion in 'Poetry and Words of Wisdom' started by cog41, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. Ripcord22A

    Ripcord22A Site Benefactor

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    Everyone is entitled to their own opinion but not their own facts....no idea who said it
     
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  2. dfreybur

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    There's an even harsher version of this by Harlan Ellison who is a science fiction author well known for irritating others -

    You're not entitled to your own opinion. You're only entitled to your own informed opinion.

    When I encounter people who make statements out the wrong end of their anatomy (myself included once I figure it out) I remember Ellison's saying and try to just smile.
     
  3. Bloke

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    This made me smile

    You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.

    -- Anne Lamott
     
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  4. Warrior1256

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    Good one.
     
  5. cog41

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    "The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money."~~~~~James Madison

    "Americans have the advantage of being armed-unlike those of other countries whose governments are afraid of trusting the people with arms."~~~~~James Madison
     
  6. Brother JC

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    "Live light, travel light, spread the light, be the light." - tea bag tag
     
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  7. Ripcord22A

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    "Knees in the breeze, may the wind be light and all your landings be soft!" Chaplain to Paratroopers before a jump at FtBragg NC

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  8. Companion Joe

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    "If you don't want the truth, don't ask me a question. If you want something sugar coated, go buy some M&Ms."
    "The people you call 'try hard' today are the same people you will call 'boss' in the future."
    Me to my students.
     
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  9. cog41

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    "When people will not weed their own minds, they are apt to be overrun by nettles."---Horace Walpole
     
  10. Travelling Man91

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    "You don't get to be old by being no fool, thats why a lot of young wise men are dead"

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