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Offline Eli_Freysson

Good quotes
« on: August 28, 2016, 12:27:42 AM »
I somehow wound up looking up quotes by famous serial killers (oh boy), and in rejection of all that garbage my mind turned to better quotes. You know, the kind of quotes that live on due to hitting on some big truth.

I thought it would be a good idea to devote a thread to quotes we're fond of.

I'll start off with a couple:

"Nearly all men can withstand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power". - Abraham Lincoln.

"Great mind discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people." - Eleanor Roosevelt.

"When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on." - Franklin Roosevelt.
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Offline MTMaenpaa

Re: Good quotes
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2016, 08:01:13 PM »
“Resist much, obey little.”
? Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass
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Offline Sammie

Re: Good quotes
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2017, 03:28:06 PM »
Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Offline Rostum

Re: Good quotes
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2017, 01:46:55 AM »
Give a man a gun and a noble cause and he will slaughter any number of innocents.

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Re: Good quotes
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2017, 02:21:09 AM »
“War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.” - JRR Tolkien
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Offline S. K. Inkslinger

Re: Good quotes
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2017, 04:14:13 AM »
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
? Martin Luther King Jr.

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Re: Good quotes
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2017, 01:32:38 PM »
"Pissing on the grave is forbidden!" - Epitaph from ancient Rome.

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