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“Political partisanship is....”

Since: Jun 08

"deplorable"...on both sides..

#7053 Jan 14, 2013
"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will."

Frederick Douglass

“Hippie Witch”

Level 6

Since: May 08

Location hidden

#7054 Jan 15, 2013
Life is too precious, too important, too short for quick fixes that in the end fix nothing and from which we learn nothing except that we have wasted our time trying to find happiness in short cuts. The only way to real fulfillment is to look inside see what is there, then look outside and see what difference we can make with what we have to offer - whether we knew we had it in us, or whether it was something we grew within us over the coldest, most seemingly dormant, or darkest times, in order to reap the richest harvest of all.~ Jacquelene Close Moore

“frequently laughing”

Level 8

Since: Apr 09

Hotel California

#7055 Jan 15, 2013
I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue.
Moliere

Level 6

Since: Dec 12

Yes, I'm an Atheist.

#7056 Jan 15, 2013
"She/he has too many forum abilities to be a new poster"
Topix poster.

I just found this a hilarious accusation, the accused poster read some posts before posting. That's it.

“Revolution”

Level 6

Since: Sep 12

California Succession

#7057 Jan 15, 2013
Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are a god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.

Christopher Hitchens

"and rightly so"

Rose of Tralee

Level 6

Since: Dec 12

Yes, I'm an Atheist.

#7058 Jan 15, 2013
Thor: Your ancestors called it magic...
[Thor skims through a book on Norse mythology]
Thor:...but you call it science. I come from a land where they are one and the same.
Thor

Level 9

Since: Jul 11

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#7059 Jan 15, 2013
Sometime I just sit and wonder why in the world can't the world get along, all we need is love and understanding, man can't live on cornbread alone.

Level 6

Since: Dec 12

Yes, I'm an Atheist.

#7060 Jan 15, 2013
{about Christ}
Rufus: What He really hates is the shirrrt that gets carried out in his name. Wars. Bigotry. Televangelism.
Dogma (a teeny bit edited)

“Political partisanship is....”

Since: Jun 08

"deplorable"...on both sides..

#7061 Jan 15, 2013
"Man is a strange animal. He generally cannot read the handwriting on the wall until his back is up against it."

Adlai E. Stevenson

Level 6

Since: Dec 12

Yes, I'm an Atheist.

#7062 Jan 15, 2013
Officer Linstrom:{after Simon throws his cell phone at Degepse's head} Think he's trying to communicate with us, sir?
How to Rob a Bank

“Political partisanship is....”

Since: Jun 08

"deplorable"...on both sides..

#7063 Jan 15, 2013
"We must recover the element of quality in our traditional pursuit of equality. We must not, in opening our schools to everyone, confuse the idea that all should have equal chance with the notion that all have equal endowments."

Adlai E. Stevenson

__________

"Not everyone belongs in the University. We will still need craftsmen of all stripes and talents."

Old Sam

“The Topix Legend of "GS8"!”

Since: Sep 10

Key West, FL

#7064 Jan 15, 2013
The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.

Carl Rogers

“The Topix Legend of "GS8"!”

Since: Sep 10

Key West, FL

#7065 Jan 15, 2013
Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.


B. F. Skinner

“The Topix Legend of "GS8"!”

Since: Sep 10

Key West, FL

#7066 Jan 15, 2013
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.


Virginia Satir

“The Topix Legend of "GS8"!”

Since: Sep 10

Key West, FL

#7067 Jan 15, 2013
Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.


Alfred Adler

“The Topix Legend of "GS8"!”

Since: Sep 10

Key West, FL

#7068 Jan 15, 2013
We must never neglect the patient's own use of his symptoms.


Alfred Adler

“The Topix Legend of "GS8"!”

Since: Sep 10

Key West, FL

#7069 Jan 15, 2013
It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.

Claude Bernard

“The Topix Legend of "GS8"!”

Since: Sep 10

Key West, FL

#7070 Jan 15, 2013
Every day, in every way, I'm getting better and better.


Emile Coue

“The Topix Legend of "GS8"!”

Since: Sep 10

Key West, FL

#7071 Jan 15, 2013
Conflict is the beginning of consciousness.

M. Esther Harding

“The Topix Legend of "GS8"!”

Since: Sep 10

Key West, FL

#7072 Jan 15, 2013
Man is largely a creature of habit, and many of his activities are more or less automatic reflexes from the stimuli of his environment.


G. Stanley Hall

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