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  • oddcouple
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    Toeprint has over 1000 posts and most of them seem to be about his fixation on bansai. I wonder why?

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  • Toeprint
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    "Sometimes the mind, for reasons we don't necessarily understand, just decides to go to the store for a quart of milk."
    — Andrew Schneider

    bansaisequoia
    November 4, 2009, 1:25 am
    Whole or skim? Lactose free of acidophilus? Bovine or caprine? Debit or credit? Paper or plastic?

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  • Toeprint
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    "The divine is perhaps that quality in man which permits him to endure the lack of God. "
    — Jean Rostand

    bansaisequoia
    March 3, 2010, 3:23 am
    Divine and lack of God? Isn't this a contradiction in terms?

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  • Toeprint
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    "I am thankful for the taxes I pay because it means that I'm employed."
    — Nancie J. Carmody

    bansaisequoia
    July 3, 2013, 4:52 pm
    I am thankful for the taxes I pay, but not the payment of them.

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  • Toeprint
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    "It is with a word as with an arrow - once let it loose and it does not return. "
    — Unattributed

    abra
    August 21, 2015, 3:27 pm
    That's a good thing with arrows. We wouldn't want them to be like boomerangs.
    darkyr
    February 21, 2017, 9:20 am
    My words never come back to me.
    bansaisequoia
    June 22, 2017, 7:40 am
    But, what if you're Yondu of the Guardians of the Galaxy?

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  • Toeprint
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    "A family, although not a necessity, is the ultimate luxury."
    — Eric Pio

    bansaisequoia
    May 23, 2009, 8:57 pm
    My great-grandmother had 13 children. She must have been ecstatic.

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  • Toeprint
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    "I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places."
    — Mark Twain

    bansaisequoia
    January 11, 2012, 3:57 pm
    I've got friends in low, low places.

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  • Toeprint
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    "The Soviet Union would remain a one-party nation even if an opposition party were permitted - because everyone would join that party."
    — Ronald Reagan

    bansaisequoia
    October 18, 2010, 4:04 am
    That's odd. How come Russia isn't a one-party nation today?

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  • Toeprint
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    "The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, but man only. "
    — Thomas Hobbes

    bansaisequoia
    August 28, 2009, 12:59 am
    (link)

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  • Toeprint
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    "That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim. "
    — Georg Lichtenberg

    bansaisequoia
    September 6, 2009, 8:21 pm
    We Tralfamadorians contest this.

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  • Toeprint
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    "Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshiped."
    — Calvin Coolidge

    maradnu
    May 22, 2009, 1:34 am
    Misspelling - worshipped not worshiped. (link)
    jespitan
    May 25, 2009, 10:19 am
    worshipped is written with a double P
    bansaisequoia
    June 7, 2009, 5:01 pm
    Eau contraire. (link)

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  • Toeprint
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    "It's no longer a warmth hidden in my veins: it's Venus entire and whole fastening on her prey. "
    — Jean Racine

    maradnu
    March 10, 2009, 1:49 am
    Oh, poor guy. Love got him by the ****
    bansaisequoia
    February 29, 2012, 7:31 pm
    It got him by the stars?

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  • Toeprint
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    "The car trip can draw the family together, as it was in the days before television when parents and children actually talked to each other."
    — Andrew H. Malcolm

    bansaisequoia
    April 20, 2010, 9:11 pm
    There's nothing like a Sunday drive in the country to promote Global Warming. (and drive the kids nuts)
    pootie49
    July 20, 2011, 1:49 pm
    Or the many leisurely trips to the 7-11 one block away. come on kids we re going for a drive.

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  • Toeprint
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    "Find a job you like and you add five days to every week."
    — H. Jackson Brown Jr.

    bansaisequoia
    June 23, 2010, 2:55 am
    My five day work week is enough. I don't think I could stand 10 days.

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  • Toeprint
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    "America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up. "
    — Oscar Wilde

    Altoid701
    October 13, 2012, 1:56 am
    bjarni herjolfsson!
    bansaisequoia
    November 17, 2012, 8:05 pm
    Thanks for adding to my knowledge, Altoid!
    Last edited by Toeprint; 02-25-2022, 11:10 PM.

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