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    "To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die. "
    — Francois de la Rochefoucauld

    bansaisequoia
    May 6, 2010, 4:04 am
    "Like a true nature's child We were born, born to be wild We can climb so high I never wanna die"--Dennis Edmonton aka Mars Bonfire (Another great Canadian)

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    "Physics is imagination in a straight jacket."
    — John Moffat

    bansaisequoia
    November 17, 2012, 7:18 pm
    Unless he's making some joke I'm not getting, it should be "straitjacket ." I find it hard to believe a noted physicist with a PhD would blow this one.

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    "'Tis the advisor who suffers from bad advice."
    — Anonymous

    [There was an error in the quote which has since been corrected.]
    bansaisequoia
    June 11, 2009, 10:03 pm
    This could use an apostrophe on the contraction.

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    "In Hollywood the woods are full of people that learned to write, but evidently can't read. If they could read their stuff, they'd stop writing. "
    — Will Rogers

    bansaisequoia
    November 9, 2009, 4:56 pm
    Did I tell you I'm working on a screenplay?

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    "A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true. "
    — Socrates

    bansaisequoia
    May 4, 2010, 4:44 pm
    He was great in "Bill And Ted's Excellent Adventure."

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    "If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy."
    — A. P. Gouthey

    bansaisequoia
    January 30, 2011, 6:11 am
    Hey, I fingerpainted some masterpieces in preschool.

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    "Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know."
    — Ernest Hemingway

    kat
    December 27, 2009, 7:42 pm
    So THAT explains the crushing bouts of depression... *wink*
    bansaisequoia
    July 9, 2010, 3:43 pm
    So, you have those crushing bouts, too? *nudge*nudge*

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    "It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves. "
    — Carl Jung

    bansaisequoia
    November 5, 2009, 5:04 pm
    It's better that we should warp reality.

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    "All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why. "
    — James Thurber

    Barnabas
    October 25, 2011, 3:04 pm
    Did Mr. Thurber run to the same barber as Jay Leno?
    bansaisequoia
    February 4, 2012, 7:03 pm
    No, his barber cuts Donald Trump's hair.
    Note: This is James Thurber's profile picture. James_Thurber_6427.jpg

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    "Men are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one. "
    — Richard Whately

    bonszaisequaio
    February 22, 2010, 6:25 pm
    Am I not man? I am Devo!

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    "A man's palate can, in time, become accustomed to anything. "
    — Napoleon Bonaparte

    bansaisequoia
    July 5, 2010, 2:40 pm
    Even snails and frog legs? I doubt it.

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    "Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling."
    — Gilbert Chesterton

    bansaisequoia
    July 13, 2012, 7:07 pm
    I'd draw flesh tone over GK Chesterton's mustache.

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    "Life begins as a quest of the child for the man and ends as a journey by the man to rediscover the child."
    — Laurens van der Post

    bansaisequoia
    May 2, 2010, 6:57 pm
    Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence.

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    "I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them."
    — Jack London

    bansaisequoia
    July 1, 2012, 6:52 pm
    He shouldn't have wasted so much time around the Arctic Circle. The days can be so long there.

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    "It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is."
    — Desiderius Erasmus

    opallady
    July 16, 2009, 12:08 am
    Chiefest????
    bansaisequoia
    October 8, 2009, 9:44 pm
    (link)

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