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Favorite Quote?

Post 1861

HarpoNotMarx (((2*1)^6)-6-(2*8)=42

Time flies by when you're the driver of a train
Steaming into Trumpton with a cargo of cocaine

(Half man half biscuit)

Favorite Quote?

Post 1862


"And the roar of Moses' Triumph could be heard throughout the land" - Exodus somewhere or another (or Robert Rankin's Knees up Mother Earth)

(i suspect only motorbike enthusiasts will get this one)smiley - winkeye

Favorite Quote?

Post 1863

BigAl Patron Saint of Left Handers Keeper of the Glowing Pickle and Monobrows

It's a bit like the 'winged squadrons of the sky'!

smiley - biggrin

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Post 1864

HarpoNotMarx (((2*1)^6)-6-(2*8)=42

"Hol(e)y Security, Robin, I'm on the palace balcony!"
smiley - bat

Favorite Quote?

Post 1865

You can call me TC

This one is paraphrased from a translation of Pierre de Coubertin (founder of the modern Olympics)

Tolerance of something you don't know is indifference. Tolerance of something you do know becomes respect.

Can anyone find that in the original French? I've googled for it but come up with nothing.

Favorite Quote?

Post 1866

Pandora...Born Again Tart

Sorrysmiley - tongueoutthe type of "French" I speak ain't allowed here. smiley - whistle
(Nice to run across you again T/C! smiley - rose)

"Why doesn't anyone ever Freak In?!"

Favorite Quote?

Post 1867

John Luc

Well, I translated it into French, but I don't know if it's quite the same:

La tolérance de quelque chose que vous ne savez pas est
indifférence. La tolérance de quelque chose que vous savez devient

Favorite Quote?

Post 1868


Nichola Von Hoffman - we are the people etc.

try this one:

here with a loaf of bread beneath the bough
a flask of wine a book of verse - and thou
beside me in the wilderness -
and wilderness is paradise enow.

usually attributed to F Scott Fitzgerald; but
in reality was from the Rubayat of Omar Khayyam 1859

smiley - magicsmiley - witchsmiley - zoom

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Post 1869

Pandora...Born Again Tart

smiley - bigeyes

"There are no unbeatable odds."
~Ozzy Osbourne

Favorite Quote?

Post 1870

Lostit - Instigator of the Chaos for Thingite

So do you want this 12 inch pizza cut into 4 or 6?

"4, there is no possible way I could eat 6"
Yogi Berra and his infinite wisdom.

"It ain't over till its over."

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Post 1871

Pandora...Born Again Tart

"I never lie. I just sometimes stretch the truth to fit the story."
~Mark Twain

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Post 1872

Pandora...Born Again Tart

"I have loved the stars too fondly to ever fear the night."
~Sara Willams

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Post 1873



Lotsa good ones. I felt compeled to share.?.

smiley - cheers

Favorite Quote?

Post 1874

Ridiculous Chicken† - a very absurd little bird

"I'm going to pull your head off... because I don't like your head"

"London is a country coming down from its trip"

(To a muddy man in a barbour jacket and flat cap driving along in a tractor) "Are you the farmer?"

"Are you threatening me with a dead fish?"

"We're approaching a left slow-hander"


"I want something's flesh!"

(Out of car window to policeman whilst absolutely sloshed) "I can assure you, I've only had a few ales!"

All from Withnail and I

smiley - towel TF-P smiley - towel

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Post 1875


"This is not a book to be tossed aside lightly. It should be hurled with great force." - Dorothy Parker


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Post 1876


"I have a strong awwareness of my inadequecy's for which I need to compisate"

Slavador Dali

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Post 1877

John Luc

'I've fallen, and I can't get up!'
-Mrs Fletcher

(anyone know whatever happened to her? I always liked her.)

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Post 1878


"Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake whole relationships."
Sharon Stone

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Post 1879


I have no idea who said this, but it's on a poster I got from Paris 14 years ago:

"La dictature, c'est ferme ta gueule;
La democracie, c'est cause toujours."

(Dictatorship is keeping your mouth shut; democracy is always talking.)

Since my classroom is in essence a dictaorship, I have not put it on the classroom wall...

Favorite Quote?

Post 1880


"Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie"

-William Shakespeare

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