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edgarblythe
 
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Reply Wed 5 Oct, 2022 05:40 am
"If all the history you're reading makes you feel warm and cozy and proud, you're not reading history. You're reading propaganda. History should hurt sometimes. Because it's ugly and harsh." @CharmedMagnolia
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Bubbles66
 
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Reply Thu 6 Oct, 2022 10:08 am
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
― Oscar Wilde
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coluber2001
 
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Reply Sat 8 Oct, 2022 10:58 am
Live or die, but don't poison everything.
Saul Bellow
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edgarblythe
 
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Reply Sun 9 Oct, 2022 07:02 am
"A poem cannot stop a bullet. A novel can't defuse a bomb. But we are not helpless. We can sing the truth and name the liars." -Salman Rushdie
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Bubbles66
 
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Reply Tue 11 Oct, 2022 07:59 am
"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." -Abraham Lincoln
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coluber2001
 
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Reply Tue 11 Oct, 2022 10:18 am
It seems, after all that there are no nonpeculiar people.
--Saul Bellow
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edgarblythe
 
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Reply Tue 11 Oct, 2022 11:53 am
"The premise for empathy has to be equal humanity." -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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edgarblythe
 
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Reply Tue 11 Oct, 2022 02:31 pm
“One who makes himself a worm cannot complain afterward if people step on him.”
― Immanuel Kant
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Bubbles66
 
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Reply Wed 12 Oct, 2022 04:36 am
'Well done' is better than well said. Benjamin Franklin
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coluber2001
 
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Reply Sat 15 Oct, 2022 02:55 pm
As long as I could keep improving my mind, I figured, I was doing okay.
--Saul Bellow
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coluber2001
 
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Reply Sun 16 Oct, 2022 12:36 pm
What does the money machine eat? It eats youth, spontaneity, life, beauty, and, above all, it eats creativity. It eats quality and sh*ts quantity.

--William S. Burroughs
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coluber2001
 
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Reply Tue 18 Oct, 2022 01:25 pm
The demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots.
--H.L. Mencken
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coluber2001
 
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Reply Wed 19 Oct, 2022 09:41 am
As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.
--H.L. Mencken
edgarblythe
 
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Reply Wed 19 Oct, 2022 11:14 am
@coluber2001,
coluber2001 wrote:

As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.
--H.L. Mencken

How about a succession of morons?
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edgarblythe
 
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Reply Thu 20 Oct, 2022 07:49 am
"Some day the earth will weep, she will beg for her life, she will cry with tears of blood. You will make a choice, if you will help her or let her die, and when she dies, you too will die." -Attr. to John Hollow Horn, Oglala Lakota
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edgarblythe
 
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Reply Fri 21 Oct, 2022 01:18 pm
Democracy don't rule the world, you'd better get that in your head; This world is ruled by violence...[Bob Dylan]
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coluber2001
 
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Reply Sat 22 Oct, 2022 03:24 pm
The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.
--George Orwell, 1984
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Yalow
 
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Reply Sun 23 Oct, 2022 04:28 pm
Happiness is experienced largely in striving towards a goal, not in having attained things, because our nature is always to want to go on to the next endeavor.
― Albert Ellis
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edgarblythe
 
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Reply Mon 24 Oct, 2022 12:59 pm
"I struggle in the dark with the enormity of my soul, trying desperately to be a great rememberer redeeming life from darkness…"
― Jack Kerouac, Vanity of Duluoz
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Yalow
 
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Reply Tue 25 Oct, 2022 03:34 pm
I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else, it must be in my own way.
- Jane Austen
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