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    mw13
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    Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.

    -Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    #1220848

    mw13
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    -Sir Winston Churchill

    #1220849

    mw13
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    Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.

    -Mark Twain

    #1220850

    mw13
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    A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

    -Albert Einstein

    #1220851

    mw13
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    How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

    -Anne Frank

    #1220852

    A Happy heart is as healing as medicine

    -King Solomon in Proverbs

    only 1 REAL way to access a Happy Heart 24/7. Putting your Faith & Trust in Hashem %100 & not depending on anything else (rather it be money or people etc…) “cast your life into the hands of Hashem & you are free from worry”

    start working on it by making a daily seder on Chovos Halevovos & become the happiest person around with zero worries on your mind.

    #1220853

    mw13
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    What is a moderate interpretation of the text? Halfway between what it really means and what you’d like it to mean?

    -Antonin Scalia

    #1220854

    mw13
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    Never argue with an idiot – they will drag you down to their level, and then beat you with experience.

    -Mark Twain

    #1220855

    mw13
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    You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you.

    -Joseph Campbell

    #1220856

    mw13
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    Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.

    -Thomas Jefferson

    #1220857

    mw13
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    Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

    -George Orwell

    #1220858

    Little Froggie
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    That’s a long quote. Sure you’re not adding a bit??

    #1220859

    Geordie613
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    You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.

    Sir Winston Churchill

    #1220860

    NeutiquamErro
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    Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet.

    Abraham Lincoln

    #1220861

    NeutiquamErro
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    People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.

    Albus Dumbledore

    #1220862

    mw13
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    The temptation to form premature theories upon insufficient data is the bane of our profession.

    -Sherlock Homes

    #1220863

    mw13
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    I know life is unfair, but why can’t it ever be unfair in my favor?

    -Calvin (from Calvin & Hobbes)

    #1220864

    mw13
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    If you fight fire with fire, the whole world will burn down.

    -Lemony Snicket

    #1220865

    mw13
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    I am something of a contrarian, I suppose. I feel less comfortable when everybody agrees with me. I say, ‘I better reexamine my position!’ I probably believe that the worst opinions in my court have been unanimous. Because there’s nobody on the other side pointing out all the flaws.

    -Antonin Scalia

    #1220866

    mw13
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    A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

    -William Shakespeare

    #1220867

    mw13
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    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

    -Albert Einstein

    #1220868

    mw13
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    I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

    -Martin Luther King, Jr.

    #1220869

    mw13
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    Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

    -Sir Winston Churchill

    #1220870

    Chortkov
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    #1220873

    Geordie613
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    This was said besheim JFK quoted by his brother Ted at his funeral,it may be true to torah hashkofoh

    “Some men see things as they are and say “Why ?”…..I dream things that never were and say “Why not?”

    –JB

    #1220874

    👑RebYidd23
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    Fighting fire with fire works. A controlled fire destroys fuel that could spread a wildfire.

    #1220875

    Chortkov
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    I have on my table a violin string. It is free to bend and move in any direction. But it is not free to sing. I bind the string to my violin. It’s no longer free to move and bend in any direction, but now, for the very first time, it is free to sing.

    — ? Rabindranath Tagore

    #1220876

    Chortkov
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    Clothes do not merely make the person… Clothes are the person. — Mark Twain

    http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/coffeeroom/topic/interesting-study-possibly-pro-black-hats

    #1220877

    mw13
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    RebYidd23:

    Depends on the scenario. Sometime fighting fire with fire works, and sometimes it just adds to the fire. Ha’kol li’fee ha’inyan.

    #1220878

    mw13
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    Freedom is gained, not by the full possession of the things which are desired, but by removing the desire.

    -Epictetus

    #1220879

    feivel
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    “Methinks Epictetus was a slave who haddith acidic grapes”

    -Feivelus-

    #1220880

    mw13
    Participant

    You must accept the truth from whatever source it comes.

    -Rambam

    #1220881

    Chortkov
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    Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.

    – Winnie the Pooh

    #1220882

    mw13
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    The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.

    -Winston Churchill

    #1220883

    mw13
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    The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

    -Edmund Burke

    #1220884

    mw13
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    You can’t break the law. You can only break yourself against the law.

    -Various

    #1220885

    Chortkov
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    “Progress for progress’s sake must be discouraged, for our tried and tested traditions often require no tinkering”

    — Rebbitzen D. Umbridge, United Mesoirah Foundation

    #1220886

    mw13
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    If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.

    -Winston Churchill

    #1220887

    mw13
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    Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

    -Martin Luther King, Jr.

    #1220888

    mw13
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    Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.

    -Dr. Seuss

    #1220889

    B1g B0y
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    Being smart is knowing a tomato is a fruit being wise is not adding them to a fruit salad

    -some guy

    #1220890

    B1g B0y
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    You can put suspenders on a salamander but it still won’t make waffles

    -Dave Barry

    #1220891

    B1g B0y
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    When you come to a fork in the road, take it

    -Yogi Berra

    #1220893

    Others sleep and dream, but I dream, and sleep not.

    -Rav Yosef Shlomo Kahaneman (the Ponevezher Rav)

    #1220894

    feivel
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    “”one never knows who is the lesser of the two evils are especially the way Donald is going now”

    Actually you do. It is clearly Trump”

    -charliehall-

    from the “vote third party” thread

    #1220895

    DaasYochid ☕
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    Nu, nu, he misposted.

    #1220896

    feivel
    Participant

    Still.

    The quote will go down in CR history

    #1220897

    Mrs. D
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    “the future ain’t what it used to be.” – Yogi Berra

    “It is impossible to underestimate the intelligence of the average human being.” – Jean Shepherd

    #1220898

    The joys of life can be found anywhere.

    Far places only offer exotic ways to suffer.

    -anonymous

    #1220899

    Mrs. D
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    “To be is to do.” – Socrates

    “To do is to be.” – Sartre

    “Scoo bee do be do.” – Sinatra

    “Toot toot.” – Harpo Marx

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