Personally written wisdom sayings

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Felix » May 12th, 2018, 2:54 pm

"What if you get knocked down or punched out? Are you allowed to quit then?"

Only after a count of ten....
"We do not see things as they are; we see things as we are." - Anaïs Nin

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Greta » May 12th, 2018, 8:52 pm

Justice only exists as a happy accident.
-1- wrote:
May 12th, 2018, 12:38 pm
Brian5 wrote:
May 10th, 2018, 6:16 pm
Never start a fight and never back down from one.
What if you get knocked down or punched out? Are you allowed to quit then?
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by ThomasHobbes » May 13th, 2018, 11:02 am

Greta wrote:
May 11th, 2018, 7:14 pm
ThomasHobbes wrote:
May 11th, 2018, 6:15 am
Art without craft is like sex without love
I would say that art without passion is like sex without love.

For me, art without craft seems more akin to the first fumbling efforts in the back seats of cars. Naive art, which occasionally be wonderful - as can some cynical art and sex, for that matter. Trashiness in life has its place :)
An artist can be as passionate as you like and still produce **** in a can. For art you need to make some effort and cherish the craft of art to produce something worthwhile.
Any brute can make sex passionately without any love.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Greta » May 13th, 2018, 7:00 pm

True. By the same token, talented people create kitschy tripe for markets all of the time.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Rederic » May 18th, 2018, 1:30 pm

A Banker may know the cost of everything, but the value of nothing.
There was a time when religion ruled the world, it was called the Dark Ages. - Ruth Green.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by ThomasHobbes » May 18th, 2018, 6:51 pm

Greta wrote:
May 13th, 2018, 7:00 pm
True. By the same token, talented people create kitschy tripe for markets all of the time.
"Talented"???
sh1t in a can?

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Greta » May 18th, 2018, 7:09 pm

ThomasHobbes wrote:
May 18th, 2018, 6:51 pm
Greta wrote:
May 13th, 2018, 7:00 pm
True. By the same token, talented people create kitschy tripe for markets all of the time.
"Talented"???
sh1t in a can?
If one is inhabiting lofty peaks, then almost everything appears small.

I'm not considering people's abilities from that vantage point.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by ThomasHobbes » May 19th, 2018, 6:19 am

Greta wrote:
May 18th, 2018, 7:09 pm
ThomasHobbes wrote:
May 18th, 2018, 6:51 pm
"Talented"???
sh1t in a can?
If one is inhabiting lofty peaks, then almost everything appears small.

I'm not considering people's abilities from that vantage point.
I do not think "abilities" comes into your purview at all.
What I dislike in "Art" with a capital A, is that people who make sh1t in a can are the ones claiming the lofty peaks.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Gamnot » May 23rd, 2018, 3:49 pm

As chemistry is considered to the hub of the physical sciences, so the concept of love as a strong positive sentiment could be considered to the hub of the social sciences. The word love is not subject to definition, but is interpreted as to it's standing with the phenomena of indifference, hate, madness, lust, and power and can only be subjected to subjective interpretations.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Big Boss » May 23rd, 2018, 4:31 pm

Rederic wrote:
May 18th, 2018, 1:30 pm
A Banker may know the cost of everything, but the value of nothing.
Very modern day Socrates, don't you think? I love it!

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by -1- » May 23rd, 2018, 8:31 pm

Greta wrote:
May 12th, 2018, 8:52 pm
Justice only exists as a happy accident.
True. I heard a woman talk on her cell at the local auto-body shop. "Honey, I am going to be late with dinner. I was stopping at a red light and someone came into me from behind."

A happy accident: just is.
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by -1- » May 23rd, 2018, 8:35 pm

Big Boss wrote:
May 23rd, 2018, 4:31 pm
Rederic wrote:
May 18th, 2018, 1:30 pm
A Banker may know the cost of everything, but the value of nothing.
Very modern day Socrates, don't you think? I love it!
Socrates knew the value of a lot of things, but he did not know their price.

For instance, he taught for free. Argued for free. Grinned for free after each won debate.
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Greta » May 24th, 2018, 2:38 am

Remember, there is no "I" in wisdom!

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Gamnot » May 27th, 2018, 1:49 pm

Pride:

The feeling that you are special, at its best when grounded in humility and with an aversion to developing a sense of entitlement which generates bad boundaries.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by -1- » May 29th, 2018, 3:04 pm

Greta wrote:
May 24th, 2018, 2:38 am
Remember, there is no "I" in wisdom!
Is that a lower-case "L" or an upper-case "i"? Or is that simply a vertical line?

Because if it's an "i", there is one.
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