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    Not sure who said it. Its about advice.

    "A wise man doesn't need it and a fool doesn't heed it."



    Quote Originally Posted by Rudy View Post
    I have always liked "quotes", whether about gaming, love, motivation or daily life. I think we learn a lot by reading just a few lines, so I would like to create a thread about quotes. A lot of brilliant minds over here, so let's bring out your favorites quotes, feel free.



    Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.


    Sun Tzu.

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    Never saw the point of Hemingway. See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEsFbeqiD8w&t=118s
    "I don't think outside the box; I think of what I can do with the box." - Henri Matisse

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    Quote Originally Posted by drunk View Post
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    America is a country where there are a great many people who believe:


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    that the Moon landings were faked

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    Beliefs are not based on thought processes. This makes it impossible to change a believer's mind with logic. Therefore, it is appropriate to answer a believer's statement with, "you're out of your f-ing mind."

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    Quote Originally Posted by drunk View Post
    "the problem with finding quotes on the internet is that you can never really be sure that the person being quoted actually said it."

    Joseph Stalin
    Funny!

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    So took my youngest to a major opening day football game.....we crushed them late...prompting me to quip, "2 chances.....slim and none and slim just left town"....my son, who is 13 loved this saying.....we kept repeating it as we went home.....laughing the whole way home....

    Next day I internet sleuth it...and come to find it was an Ali saying....lol....imagine that..to Frazier no less.....and he lost the fight!

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    Quote Originally Posted by drunk View Post
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    overheard at a roulette table



    "I hope I break even. I really need the money."



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    That is so sad :/

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    Impossible means that you haven't found a solution yet.---Henry Ford

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    “You get old and you realize there are no answers, just stories.” - Garrison Keillor
    "I don't think outside the box; I think of what I can do with the box." - Henri Matisse

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    Quote Originally Posted by drunk View Post
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    "I have a foreboding of an America in my children's or grandchildren's time -- when the United States is a service and information economy; when nearly all the manufacturing industries have slipped away to other countries; when awesome technological powers are in the hands of a very few, and no one representing the public interest can even grasp the issues; when the people have lost the ability to set their own agendas or knowledgeably question those in authority; when, clutching our crystals and nervously consulting our horoscopes, our critical faculties in decline, unable to distinguish between what feels good and what's true, we slide, almost without noticing, back into superstition and darkness..."



    Carl Sagan, 1995



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    I realize this was already well underway when he made the prediction, but still pretty prescient on his part.

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