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Quotes of the Day [Aug. 19th, 2005|02:58 pm]
Peter Sheil
Quotes for you :) a little delayed 'cos of "real" work! I like all of them today but the second one was what caught my eye this afternoon.


Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968), Strength to Love, 1963

Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Samuel Butler (1835 - 1902)

What others think of us would be of little moment did it not, when known, so deeply tinge what we think of ourselves.
Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)

Discretion is not the better part of biography.
Lytton Strachey (1880 - 1932), in Michael Holroyd Lytton, Strachey vol. 1 (1967)

[User Picture]From: playgirl
2005-08-19 02:12 pm (UTC)
Great quotes.

Here are a couple of my favorites, one is filled with wisdom, the other, with great stupidity!

Once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box.
Italian proverb

The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century.
Dan Quayle
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[User Picture]From: dragoncharmer
2005-08-19 03:20 pm (UTC)
i like number 3 the best. *nods* and hello :)

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From: (Anonymous)
2005-08-19 03:27 pm (UTC)
Hello back *waves*

May the full moon find you well and serene.
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[User Picture]From: dragoncharmer
2005-08-20 11:58 am (UTC)
hmmmmm, i guess there is some peace(today). i've been through a rough time. i'm growing again. it's ouchie. but good.

how are you? i hope all is well over there on your side of the ocean.

*big hugs*
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[User Picture]From: petersheil
2005-08-22 12:24 am (UTC)
Life has its plus and minus sides :) Work is busy sometimes, I'm not doing enough training for the New York marathon in November, my eyes were painful this weekend (so I'm only online for a short while to reply to posts ... well that's the plan) but overall I'm feeling good about life :)

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