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Old 11/01/2007, 06:40 AM
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your favorite quote

be the change you wish to see in the world

... mahatma ghandi

okay, so i have a page on my website where i post quotes:

http://leilanimunter.com/shareaquote.htm

i thought it would be fun to get some favorite quotes from the loungers to add to my page. tell me your favorites!
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Old 11/01/2007, 07:19 AM
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my favourite of the moment.......


hope this doesn't offend anyone, it was broadcast on tv.



Suck it Jesus. This award is my God now. Kathy Griffin




don't you just love Kathy?
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Old 11/01/2007, 07:28 AM
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Ronald Reagen -

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Old 11/01/2007, 07:46 AM
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Honestly, I'd have to e-mail you a couple word documents that I collected some of my favorite quotes on during college and afterwards. I've got some really good ones....if I can find the folder on the harddrive.

But here's one that has always been a favorite for "parting company" with someone. From one of my favorite SF series, Doctor Who:

"One day, I shall come back. Yes, I shall come back. Until then, there must be no regrets, no tears, no anxieties. Just go forward in all your beliefs, and prove to me that I am not mistaken in mine."
- The First Doctor
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Old 11/01/2007, 08:27 AM
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Quote:
Originally posted by Jeffrey Porter
my favourite of the moment.......


hope this doesn't offend anyone, it was broadcast on tv.



Suck it Jesus. This award is my God now. Kathy Griffin




don't you just love Kathy?
No, not really...
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Old 11/01/2007, 08:30 AM
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havn't found a better one in years -

carpe diem quam minimum credula postero.

general meaning

Seize the day, trusting little in the future.
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Old 11/01/2007, 08:37 AM
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Old 11/01/2007, 08:40 AM
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Quote:
Originally posted by drauka99
havn't found a better one in years -

carpe diem quam minimum credula postero.

general meaning

Seize the day, trusting little in the future.
Similar to my favorite quote, although mine's a little easier to remember

"The future is no place to place your better days." Dave Matthews Band
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Old 11/01/2007, 08:41 AM
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Dude, I think you mean Robert Hunter



One of my favorites is from Winston Chrurchill -

“Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.”
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Old 11/01/2007, 08:44 AM
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Old 11/01/2007, 08:48 AM
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Quote:
Originally posted by Orchids
Dude, I think you mean Robert Hunter
Negative...although perhaps DMB quoted Robert Hunter, I dunno.

"Cry Freedom" - Dave Matthews:

How can I turn away
Brother/Sister go dancing
Through my head
Human as to human
The future is no place
To place your better days


Cry freedom cry
From a crowd 10,000 wide
Hope laid upon hope
That this crowd will not subside
Let this flag burn to dust
And a new a fair design be raised
While we wait head in hands
Hands in prayer
And fall into a dreamless sleep again
And we wave our hands

Hands and feet are all alike
But gold between divide us
Hands and feet are all alike
But fear between divide us
All slip away

There was a window and by it stood
A mirror in which
He could see himself
He thought of something
Something he had never had but hoped would come along
Cry freedom, cry
From deep inside
Where we are all confined
While we wave hands in fire
Wave our hands

Hands and feet are all alike
But gold between divide us
Hands and feet are all alike
But fear between divide us,
Slip away
In this room stood a little child
And in this room this little child
She would remain
Until someone might decide
To dance this little child
Across this hall
Into a cold, dark, space
Where she might never trace her way across this crooked mile
Across this crooked page
Cry freedom, cry
From deep inside where
We are all confined
Till we wave our hands

How can I turn away
Brother/Sister go dancing
Through my head
Human as to human
The future is no place
To place your better days


Hands and feet are all alike
But gold between divide us
Hands and feet are all alike
But fear between divide us
Hands and feet are all alike
Hear what I say
Hear what I say
Oh, so be it

How can I turn away
Brother/Sister go dancing
Through my head
Human as to human
The future is no place
To place your better days
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Old 11/01/2007, 09:23 AM
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Lady Nancy Astor: "Winston, if you were my husband, I'd poison your tea."

Winston Churchill: "Nancy, if I were your husband, I'd drink it.”
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Old 11/01/2007, 09:47 AM
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Old 11/01/2007, 09:56 AM
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"The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly." Buddha
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Old 11/01/2007, 10:03 AM
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Q'

You may be right since this song, like many others is a collaboration of the two. Hunter is usually associated with the lyrics. If I am wrong, so be it. It is still one of my favorite tunes and one that holds fond memories from several shows.

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Old 11/01/2007, 10:04 AM
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Old 11/01/2007, 10:26 AM
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I love this quote from President Theodore Roosevelt.

"It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming, but who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself for a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat."
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Old 11/01/2007, 10:31 AM
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Robert hunter wrote many many of our favorite lyrics. I got to see him at the grateful deads family reunion. (wisconsin.. 05 i think)

I have pics of my bf and his best friend playing air guitar on stage

I got to meet owsley too witch was extreamely cool.

Heres another

All those who wander are not lost.
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Old 11/01/2007, 10:41 AM
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I wouldn't doubt at all if DMB had quoted it from one or more of Robert Hunter's songs. Their styles can be similar (to a degree) and they tend to draw the same sort of crowds and fans. Regardless, it's a cool line.
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Old 11/01/2007, 10:45 AM
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Satchel Paige, one of the greatest negro league baseball players, had several quotes that I like... a lot. I will share a few

"Man's got to do what he's got to do."

"Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common."

"I never threw an illegal pitch. The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain't never been seen by this generation."

"Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching."


SBC

http://www.baseball-almanac.com/quotes/quopaig.shtml
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Old 11/01/2007, 11:30 AM
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Mine are in my sig.
Those, and my father's favorite tag line: " 'Can't' never did anything."
And my own: "Ignorance killed the cat. Curiosity was framed."
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Old 11/01/2007, 11:35 AM
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Old 11/01/2007, 11:41 AM
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A few of my favorites:

God alone decides the contest; but we must put our shoulders to the wheel.

Admiral D. G. Farragut.

and

Life is hard, it's even harder when you're stupid...

Minuteman (almost daily).
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Old 11/01/2007, 11:49 AM
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Risky, but I'll post it...

"While it is true that not all conservatives are stupid people, all stupid people are conservatives"

John Stuart Mill

"All I want to know are God's thoughts. The rest are details"

Albert Einstein

"Hello ladies, how's the profession?"

H.L. Mencken (said to two women employees of the Baltimore Sun on the street during one on Mencken's many fueds with that newspaper)

gotta look one up real quick...
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Old 11/01/2007, 11:49 AM
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A couple that I like.

"Just because it's always been done like that dosen't make it right." from a retired Master Chief Fire Controlman that I worked with. FCCM Thadus B. Wilson. USN RET.

"You better start livin or start diein". From the movie Shawshank Redemption.

And of coures this one seen on a few bumper stickers and bilboards.

"Home of the FREE, Thanks to the Brave"
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