Ways of thinking

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Postby yat_chum » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:41 am

"Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag."
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Apr 27, 2012 12:34 pm

"Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold"
Bob Marley, Zion Train
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Re: Ways of thinking

Postby pete5770 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:26 pm

The only thing fun about (downhill)skiing is the skiing.

My wife Debbie said that.
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Postby yat_chum » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:05 pm

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
Albert Einstein
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Postby yat_chum » Mon Apr 30, 2012 1:33 am

"If my hands are fully occupied in holding on to something, I can neither give nor receive."
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Re: Ways of thinking

Postby pete5770 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:36 pm

Faith must have adequate evidence, else it is mere superstition.

Alexander Hodge
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Postby yat_chum » Tue May 01, 2012 6:29 am

"You better live your best and act your best and think your best today, for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow."
Harriet Martineau (1802 - 1876)
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Postby yat_chum » Wed May 02, 2012 4:25 am

"The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self improvement, about being better than you were the day before."
Steve Young
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Re: Ways of thinking

Postby pete5770 » Wed May 02, 2012 10:25 am

Cynics regard everybody as equally corrupt.....
Idealist regard everybody as equally corrupt,
except themselves.

Robert Anton Wilson
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Postby yat_chum » Thu May 03, 2012 9:06 am

"Our way is not soft grass, it's a mountain path with lots of rocks. But it goes upward, forward, toward the sun."
Ruth Westheimer
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Re: Ways of thinking

Postby pete5770 » Sat May 05, 2012 3:12 pm

All science is either physics or stamp collecting.
Ernest Rutherford

Not only is the universe stranger than we imagine,
it is stranger than we CAN imagine.
Sir Arthur Paddington
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Re: Ways of thinking

Postby pete5770 » Sat May 05, 2012 3:26 pm

I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.

Wilson Mizner
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Postby yat_chum » Mon May 07, 2012 10:03 am

"Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your shoe."
Robert Service (1874 - 1958)
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Re: Ways of thinking

Postby pete5770 » Mon May 07, 2012 9:23 pm

I would never die for my beliefs because, I might be wrong.

Bertrand Russell
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Re: Ways of thinking

Postby pete5770 » Mon May 07, 2012 9:32 pm

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidty,
and I'm not sure about the former.

Albert Einstein
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Re: Ways of thinking

Postby pete5770 » Mon May 07, 2012 9:36 pm

A superstition is a premature explanation
that overstays its time.

George Iles
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Re: Ways of thinking

Postby pete5770 » Mon May 07, 2012 9:40 pm

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics
are always so sure of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.

Bertrand Russell
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Postby yat_chum » Thu May 10, 2012 4:31 am

"If we can connect in some tiny way with a human that doesn't agree with us, then maybe we won't blow up the planet."
Nancy White, Us and Them: A Blog Conversation Survival Guide, SXSW 2006
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Postby yat_chum » Mon May 14, 2012 4:58 am

"One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself."
Leonardo da Vinci
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Re: Ways of thinking

Postby Inga » Wed May 16, 2012 7:32 am

To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle.

Dalai Lama
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