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Instigator

Charlestown, IN

#13653 Aug 2, 2014
Instigator wrote:
Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
~Martin Luther King Jr.~
Coincidentally, I've worked (and do work) with some, that has favored the dead's perspective on the subject of work. As the dead seemingly has neither the desire or the capability to work....

~Guess Who?~

“the Democrats have become”

Since: Jun 08

the Party of NO!!!..their turn

#13654 Aug 2, 2014
"The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself."

Benjamin Franklin
Bill

Owensboro, KY

#13655 Aug 2, 2014
We need to steer clear of this poverty of ambition, where people want to drive fancy cars and wear nice clothes and live in nice apartments but don't want to work hard to accomplish these things. Everyone should try to realize their full potential.

Barack Obama
Survey Sez

Owensboro, KY

#13656 Aug 3, 2014
“Great feuds often need very few words to resolve them. Disputes, even between nations, between peoples, can be set to rest with simple acts of contrition and corresponding forgiveness, can so often be shown to be based on nothing much other than pride and misunderstanding, and the forgetting of the humanity of the other.”

Alexander McCall Smith

“Hippie Single DAD, vet, Honest”

Level 6

Since: Apr 11

Steamboat Sprgs Colorado

#13657 Aug 3, 2014
Old Sam wrote:
.....thanks.....but tj said it.........
__________
"The interval between the decay of the old and the formation and establishment of the new constitutes a period of transition which must always necessarily be one of uncertainty, confusion, error, and wild and fierce fanaticism."
John C. Calhoun


COMPOST..........

I thought Jefferson was the gardener? Rick
Bill

Owensboro, KY

#13658 Aug 3, 2014
It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.

Barack Obama

“Vintage 1949”

Level 1

Since: Mar 13

...lightly salted...

#13659 Aug 3, 2014
Some mornings it just doesn't seem worth it to gnaw through the leather straps...
Emo Phillips

Level 9

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#13660 Aug 3, 2014

“You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but a the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.”
~ Wm. Paul Young, The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity

Level 9

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#13661 Aug 3, 2014
“I believe this: You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and goddamn it, you refuse to let it get to you. you fight. you cry. You curse. Then you go about your business of living. That's how I've done it. There's no other way.”
~ Marilyn Monroe, My Story

Level 9

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#13662 Aug 3, 2014
“They didn’t agree on much. In fact, they didn’t agree on anything. They fought all the time and challenged each other ever day. But despite their differences, they had one important thing in common. They were crazy about each other.”
~ Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

“Vintage 1949”

Level 1

Since: Mar 13

...lightly salted...

#13663 Aug 3, 2014
Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too.
Richard M Nixon

“the Democrats have become”

Since: Jun 08

the Party of NO!!!..their turn

#13664 Aug 3, 2014
"Abstract art is a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered."

Al Capp

Level 8

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#13665 Aug 3, 2014
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 will die too.

John Hollow Horn
Oglala Lakota

We've made the choice to let her die.:(

Level 9

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#13666 Aug 3, 2014
“A smile is the best way to deal with difficult situations. Even if it's a fake one. Used properly, you can fool anyone with them.”
~ Sai

Level 9

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#13667 Aug 3, 2014
“There are smiles that actually travel along telephone wires, although no engineer at Bell Laboratories could explain how it works.”
~ Tom Robbins
Bill

Owensboro, KY

#13668 Aug 4, 2014
Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.

J. Paul Getty

Level 9

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#13669 Aug 4, 2014
Those who love you are not fooled by mistakes you have made or dark images you hold about yourself. They remember your beauty when You feel ugly; your wholeness when you are broken; you innocence when you feel guilty; and your purpose when you are confused.
~Alan Cohen

Anyone can make You happy by doing something special. But, only someone special can make You happy without doing Anything.
~ Unknown

LEARN to appreciate what You have before time forces You to appreciate what You had.
~ Unknown

It's not about having the Perfect relationship. It's about finding someone who will be there through everything without giving up.
~ Unknown

Since: Jun 14

Location hidden

#13670 Aug 4, 2014
so many social engagements....
.....so little time
Instigator

Charlestown, IN

#13671 Aug 4, 2014
A politician is a fellow who will lay your life down for his country.

~unknown~

“the Democrats have become”

Since: Jun 08

the Party of NO!!!..their turn

#13672 Aug 4, 2014
"If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done."

Peter Ustinov

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