Personally written wisdom sayings

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by ThomasHobbes » August 23rd, 2018, 5:46 am

Greta wrote:
August 23rd, 2018, 2:35 am
If you take the skin from a person, it matters not their race nor creed, you will still always find something that looks like a blood-soaked zombie monster.
Yes, at heart we are all blood-soaked monsters.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Greta » September 1st, 2018, 5:49 pm

We instinctively fear obliteration of the self yet we also instinctively crave that very obliteration every night.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Burning ghost » September 5th, 2018, 6:19 am

In emnity toward others we face ourselves and deny it is ourselves we see.
AKA badgerjelly

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Greta » October 12th, 2018, 6:39 pm

Never be proud of yourself; yours is just one of many journeys. The moment you are proud you stop doing the things and being the person that made you proud in the first place.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Georgeanna » October 12th, 2018, 8:27 pm

Beware of buts.

I don't want to burst your bubble...but...
Pop !

Ah well, it was only soapy water and air anyway.
More can be blown...

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Georgeanna » October 12th, 2018, 8:41 pm

Not all buts are bad.

Oooh, you are awful...but I like you !

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Steve3007 » October 13th, 2018, 4:21 am

I think that's the first time I've seen Dick Emery quoted on this website!

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Steve3007 » October 13th, 2018, 4:25 am

On the subject of classic "buts", this from Tony Blair:

"A day like today is not a day for soundbites, really. But I feel the hand of history upon our shoulders. I really do."

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Georgeanna » October 13th, 2018, 6:09 am

Sometimes all you remember are the soundbites.

'' A day like today is not a day for soundbites, really. But I feel the hand of history upon our shoulders. I really do."

1998 - 8 April, arriving in Belfast for the talks which produced the Good Friday Agreement.

From: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/3750847.stm
Some key quotes during his 10yrs as Labour leader.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Georgeanna » October 13th, 2018, 6:18 am

Steve3007 wrote:
October 13th, 2018, 4:21 am
I think that's the first time I've seen Dick Emery quoted on this website!
But don't you ever think that of someone as you read their comments.
You can like a character even as they dick around...awfully.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Steve3007 » October 14th, 2018, 3:52 am

Georgeanna wrote:But don't you ever think that of someone as you read their comments.
You can like a character even as they dick around...awfully.
Yes, that's true. And some people in real life can seem to be terrible people but you get the feeling that they'd be quite a laugh to go out for a drink with.

So perhaps Dick Emery was actually a great sage of the 1970's light entertainment world! :D

Another one of his catchphrases that springs to mind: "Dad! I fink I got it wrong again." Perhaps that was supposed to be Jesus talking to God, symbolically representing the imperfect state of all humanity.

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