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  1. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    08 Nov '15 07:36
    Thought for Today

    1) "At my age I do what Mark Twain did. I get my daily paper, look at the obituaries page
    and if I'm not there I carry on as usual." ~ Patrick Moore
  2. Subscriberradioactive69
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    08 Nov '15 07:41
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]Thought for Today

    1) "At my age I do what Mark Twain did. I get my daily paper, look at the obituaries page
    and if I'm not there I carry on as usual." ~ Patrick Moore[/b]
    And what do you do it you are there?
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    08 Nov '15 08:05
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]Thought for Today

    1) "At my age I do what Mark Twain did. I get my daily paper, look at the obituaries page
    and if I'm not there I carry on as usual." ~ Patrick Moore[/b]
    The great Patrick Moore!

    He inspired me as a child and continued to do so in adulthood.
  4. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    08 Nov '15 15:01
    "The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority.
    The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority.
    The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking." —A. A. Milne
    ___________________

    My thanks to each of you for your interest. Please feel free to contribute your own
    quotations by published authors which you find entertaining or memorable.
  5. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    09 Nov '15 02:53
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    My thanks to each of you for your interest. Please feel free to contribute your own
    quotations by published authors which you find entertaining or memorable.
    "If I were you, orangutan, I'd ignore him." ~Boston Lad
  6. Standard memberSeitse
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    09 Nov '15 03:06
    Ignore the troll, particularly when it opens its millionth copy paste thread.
    Alexander The Great
  7. Subscriberlemondrop
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    09 Nov '15 04:041 edit
    keep your fiddle tuned---Nero

    edit: ignore this post...improper understanding of thread topic
  8. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    09 Nov '15 06:45
    2) "We’ve heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare;
    now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true." ~Robert Wilensky [lol]
  9. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    10 Nov '15 01:22
    3) "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." —Aristotle
  10. hirsute rooster
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    10 Nov '15 01:31
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    "If I were you, orangutan, I'd ignore him." ~Boston Lad
    ... I try.
  11. SubscriberPonderable
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    10 Nov '15 15:02
    Originally posted by orangutan
    ... I try.
    Do or don't; there is no try.
  12. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    10 Nov '15 22:14
    4) "I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement." ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
  13. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    12 Nov '15 00:311 edit
    5) "To write it, it took three months; to conceive it three minutes; to collect the data in it all my life." ~F. Scott Fitzgerald
  14. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    13 Nov '15 05:32
    6) "Watch your thoughts; they become words.
    Watch your words; they become actions.
    Watch your actions; they become habits.
    Watch your habits; they become character.
    Watch your character; it becomes your destiny."

    —Lao-Tze
  15. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    14 Nov '15 10:40
    7) "To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail." —Abraham Maslow
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