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  1. "Knowledge has three degrees—opinion, science, illumination. The means or instrument of the first is sense; of the second, dialectic; of the third, intuition." -- Plotinus

  2. You dont even know the meaning of peace, until you have had the sufferings

  3. Sic Vis Pacis, Para Bellum-If you want peace prepare for war.
    -The Punisher (Thomas Jane)

  4. "I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it"
    --Maya Angelou

  5. It is easy to break a thing when it is not yet brittle;
    It is easy to dissolve a thing when it is yet minute.
    Deal with a thing while it is still nothing;
    Keep a thing in order before disorder sets in. -- Author unknown

  6. Parallel quotation to the last one above:

    "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today." -- Lord Chesterton

  7. "Anyone living within their means suffers from a serious lack of imagination."
    -Oscar Wilde

  8. KISS 'Keep It Simple Stupid'.
    Theo Paphitis.

  9. "The way of truth is like a great highway. It is not hard to find." -- Mencius

  10. "If stupid people could fly, you'd never see the sun." -- my friend Barbara's uncle.

  11. Quotes from: Einstein, Darwin, Plutarch, DaVinci, Charles Mayo, Kafka, George Bernard Shaw, Tolstoy, and more... regarding vegetarianism/animals... In light of the 21-day Vegetarian Kickoff I'll be doing on my site on March 1st.

    www DOT veganoutreach.org/advocacy/quotes.html

    So there are a lot of quotes on that link but there in only one that comes from the MD that is putting on the 21-day Veggie Kickoff, Dr. Neal Barnard:

    "The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined. If beef is your idea of “real food for real people,” you’d better live real close to a real good hospital."

    "Real food for real people" is an advertisement from the beef industry.

    • I'm sure you have been advised at one time or another that the key to success is to "watch the crowd". I couldn't agree more. I think successful people should definitely watch the crowd, But I hasten to add that those prognosticators who urge us to watch the crowd only have it half right. You should certainly watch the crowd, study what they do, see what direction they are headed in and then - go in the other direction.
  12. "Let go or be dragged."
    -American Proverb

  13. wiredthroughwords
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    "Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto"- Terence.
    It means, "I am human therefore nothing human is strange to me."

    That or a quote by Mark Twain. "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

  14. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. - His Holiness the Dalai Lama

  15. “I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.”
    (A quote from a J D Salinger novel)

  16. Also a good one for artistic types like me from a man who really understood his craft.

    "Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me.After the explosion, I spent the rest of the day putting the pieces together."

    - Ray Bradbury

  17. "Fortune favours the brave, but the wise make their own fortune" ~PAFAce of PDF

  18. They say "Its men who shed blood and life to save his motherland". I say "Its men who has desire for others motherland". Shame. ~Freddie (Myself :p)

  19. What if woman can reproduce Asexually and all men die? There won't be any war nor violence in the world. But still there won't be peace ~Freddie (Myself :p)

  20. Love is like a unexploded Bomb lying in the fire. You never know when it will explode ~Freddie (Myself :p)

  21. "..I Create Worlds On Paper.." - my own. ;o)

  22. Only the dead have seen the end of war...PLATO

  23. "Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable."-Sydney J. Harris

    "You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way."-Marvin Minsky

    "When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us."-Sydney J. Harris

    Some of these may not be famous, but they are what I live by.... :)

  24. I'm not bad i'm just drawn that way

    [Jessica Rabbit]

  25. Time you enjoyed wasting was not wasted
    &
    Reality leaves a lot to the imagination
    -John Lennon

  26. After the game, the king and pawn go into the same box.

    Want a break and a laugh? go to http://www.havealaughortwo.com

  27. I am the master of my fate.
    I am the captain of my soul.

    Invictus

  28. “What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” -- Pericles

  29. "im not crazy" the voice in my head says so.!

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