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Hey everyone. It seem's this is the place to post anything we want (within reason) so I thought I would start a thread to find out what your favorite quotes are. I'll start with one of mine (though I have loads more):

People always turn away from the eyes of a stranger. Afraid to know what lies behind the stare.

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    vmanes 1,165   10 Years Ago

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This is not my favourite quote but its depressingly true lol

behind every smile is a tear

I like that one, really true.

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People always turn away from the eyes of a stranger. Afraid to know what lies behind the stare.

I like yours....BTW also my signature ;)

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I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

Winston Churchill

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Whilst out on a date 'I've had a perfectly wonderful evening... Pity this wasn't it'

- Groucho Marx

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Well the first one that came to mind is:

"Sufficiently advanced incompetence is indistinguishable from malice"

But then Groucho came to my rescue:
"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend -- inside of a dog, it is too dark to read"

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If at first you dont succeed, try, try, try again

with my own addition
then hide the evidence that you tried

hehe

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war related quotes:

"Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered
automatic weapons."
-General Douglas MacArthur

"When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend."
-Actual U.S. Army Training Manual

"It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed."
-Actual U.S. Air Force Training Manual

"We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to
visit violence on those who would harm us."
-George Orwell

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“Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the
intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well
preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways,
chocolate in one hand, champagne in the other, body
thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming
“WOO HOO what a ride!”

(author unknown - I've looked hard)

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I like that one :)
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Just another war related quote for jbennet's taste:

Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
--- General Omar Nelson Bradley

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I really don't understand why I love this quote so much, but I do:

The Thane of Fife had a wife; where is she now? What, will these hands ne'er be clean? No more o' that, my lord, no more o' that: you mar all with this staring.

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Stormy Norman

It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.

He <Saddam Hussein> is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he's a great military man.

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All people are equal but some are more equal than others.

The universe is a pretty big space. It's bigger than anything anyone has ever dreamed of before. So, if it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space, right?
-- Carl Sagan

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Not a favorite, but

We cannot expect the American people to jump from Capitalism to Communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving them small doses of Socialism until they awaken one day to find they have Communism.

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