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The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.
~~~ Herbert Spencer

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I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
(Voltaire aka Fran├žois-Marie Arouet)

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I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
(Voltaire aka Fran├žois-Marie Arouet)

Worth quoting a second time.

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And you, madam, are ugly. But I shall be sober in the morning
-- Churchill (to a woman that told him he was drunk)

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"The more pressure you feel, the fewer test you write.
The fewer test you write, the less productive you are
and the less stable you code becomes. The less productive
and accurate you are, the more pressure you feel."

- Kent Beck

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My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
-- Indira Gandhi

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Parents should be given only a modest and sensible allowance. And they should be encouraged to save up for things. This builds character. It also helps pay for the funeral.
-- P. J. O'Rourke

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Everybody should believe in something. I believe I'll have another drink.

Dean Martin

I think you misspelled WC Fields

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If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I'm not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got.
~ Kurt Cobain

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I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.
-- Dick Gregory

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Here are a few good ones:

"Know thyself" - Socrates, et al.
"Don't let school get in the way of your education" - Mark Twain

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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.

My mother's favorite quote: "Can't never could do anything!"

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The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill.
- Peter Ustinov

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This one is really my favorite one: "Loving is like living knowing you are going to die; but not loving because you are afraid to get hurt is like dying even before you die."

I do not really know where I got that quote, all I know is that from the moment that I read it, my heart was captured.

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Awsome one :)
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In the Marine corps we said "you can eat the apple, but you can't screw the corps" - it seemed real profound after 12 weeks of 'training'

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