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Famous Quotes
« on: July 07, 2012, 08:48:02 PM »
« Last Edit: July 08, 2012, 09:59:04 AM by DCPatriot »
"It aint what you don't know that kills you.  It's what you know that aint so!" ...Theodore Sturgeon

"Journalism is about covering the news.  With a pillow.  Until it stops moving."    - Iowahawk

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Re: Famous Quotes
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2012, 08:50:17 PM »
This is an ever-expanding file I've been building over the years.  Just sayings and quotes and dialogues that struck me.

Hope that you can add some more!

Thanks!   :patriot:
"It aint what you don't know that kills you.  It's what you know that aint so!" ...Theodore Sturgeon

"Journalism is about covering the news.  With a pillow.  Until it stops moving."    - Iowahawk

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Re: Famous Quotes
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2012, 09:24:21 PM »
He who does not work, neither shall he eat. 

II Thessalonians 3:10 - also used as a slogan by John Smith in the Jamestown colony - and by Lenin who used it as a principle of socialism. 
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Re: Famous Quotes
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2012, 11:45:13 PM »
Oderint dum metuant  (L., "Let them hate as long as they fear", FR AdminMod maxim)

"The truth was erased, the erasure was forgotten, the lie became the truth (George Orwell, 1984)

"Some lies are easier to believe than the truth" (Orange Catholic Bible)

"The strictest limits are self imposed." (Friedre Ginaz, Philosophy of the Swordmaster)

"A lie is an abomination unto the Lord, and an ever present help in time of need."  (Senator John Tyler Morgan, D. Ala)

"Nothing in life is as exhilarating as to be shot at without result." (Sir Winston Churchill)

"The man who sits on the most exalted throne is still seated on his own arse." (Anon)

"Son of a bitch must pay." (Jack Burton, Big trouble in Little China)

"Unus quisque sua noverit ire via" (Let every man have the wit to go his own way." Properitus)

"Come to my room in half an hour....and bring some rye bread..."  (Jimmy Durante, "The man who came to dinner")

"A few honest men are better than numbers." (Oliver Cromwell)

"Good wombs hath borne bad sons." (The Tempest 1.2)

"Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger." (Abbie Hoffman)

"Logic is often a way of going wrong with confidence." (Anon)

"I neither know, nor think that I know" (Socrates)

"Go tell the Spartans passerby, that here the three hundred lie, Obedient to their commands" (Simonides of Ceos, Inscription at Thermopylae)

"When thou goes to woman, take thy whip" (Friedrich Nietzsche)

"Pay attention Boy!!  I'm cuttin', but you ain't bleedin'!!"  (Foghorn Leghorn)

"The wise man does at once what the fool does finally" (Niccolo Machiavelli)

"Neca eos omnes, Deus suos agnoscet" (Kill them all, God will know his own" (Papal Ligate Arnaud Amaury before the massacre at Beziers)

"It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be."  (Sir Francis Bacon)

"The dispensing of injustice is always in the right hands"  (Stanislaw J. Lem)

"War is the continuation of policy by other means" (Gen. Carl von Clausewitz, On War)

"When elephants waltz, don't cut in" (Anon)

"Knowledge is pitiless." (Orange Catholic Bible)

"Where are they?"  (Enrico Fermi)

"Start every day off with a smile, and get it over with." (W.C.Fields)

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Re: Famous Quotes
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2012, 12:38:54 AM »
Excellent, Chief! 

"It aint what you don't know that kills you.  It's what you know that aint so!" ...Theodore Sturgeon

"Journalism is about covering the news.  With a pillow.  Until it stops moving."    - Iowahawk

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Re: Famous Quotes
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2012, 08:43:42 AM »
Very enjoyable.

My favorite that I used on my kids:

"You need to know now???
The answer is NO"
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Re: Famous Quotes
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2012, 10:09:11 AM »
"Start every day off with a smile, and get it over with." (W.C.Fields)

LOL!  Will have to use this one.
"It aint what you don't know that kills you.  It's what you know that aint so!" ...Theodore Sturgeon

"Journalism is about covering the news.  With a pillow.  Until it stops moving."    - Iowahawk

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Re: Famous Quotes
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2012, 12:27:30 AM »
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"When elephants waltz, don't cut in"

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