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Thread poster: cotasur
cotasur
Chile
Local time: 00:49
Spanish to English
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Jun 24, 2003

Hello Proz people:

Although I don´t participate much, I often "walk through" Proz in order to learn something new from the pros. As a form of gratitude, here go a few quotes for you to enjoy.

Quotes
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> Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
> - Brendan Gill
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> Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour.

> Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
> - Albert Einstein
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> He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.
> - Lao Tsu
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> Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
> - Oscar Wilde
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> A conclusion is simply the place where someone got tired of thinking.
> - Arthur Block

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> Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
> - Erica Jong
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> "People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid."
> - Soren Aabye Kierkegaard
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> "Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
> - Albert Einstein
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> "In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is."
> - Jan L.A. van de Snepscheut
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> "Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right."
> - Henry Ford
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> "Do, or do not. There is no 'try'."
> - Yoda
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> "Talent does what it can; genius does what it must."
> - Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
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> "If you are going through hell, keep going."
> - Sir Winston Churchill
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> "Facts are the enemy of truth."
> - Don Quixote -
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> "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
> - Thomas Alva Edison
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> "Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how
> improbable, must be the truth."
> - Sherlock Holmes
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> "It's kind of fun to do the impossible."
> - Walt Disney
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> "The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."
> - Samuel Johnson
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> "Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."
> - Antoine de Saint Exupery
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>"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens."
> - Jimi Hendrix
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> "Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."
> - Will Durant
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> "If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough."
> - Mario Andretti
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> "Obstacles are those frightful things you see when
> you take your eyes off > your goal."
> - Henry Ford
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> "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it"
> - Henry David Thoreau
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> "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then
> you win."
> - Mahatma Gandhi
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> > "Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me."
> - Ambrose Bierce
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> "A narcissist is someone better looking than you are."
> - Gore Vidal
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> "The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows."
> - Aristotle Onassis
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> "Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler."
> - Albert Einstein
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> "In the end, everything is a gag."
> - Charlie Chaplin
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> "Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung."
> - Voltaire
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> "Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes."
> - Henry David Thoreau
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> "Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list > of the richest people in America . If I'm not there, I go to work."
> - Robert Orben
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> "I don't want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying."
> - Woody Allen
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> "Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research."
> - Wilson Mizner
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> "Silence is argument carried out by other means."
> - Ernesto"Che"Guevara
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> "The difference between fiction and reality?
> Fiction has to make sense."
> - Tom Clancy
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> "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."
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> There is nothing so annoying as to have two people talking when you're busy interrupting.
> - Mark Twain
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> It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.
> - Mark Twain


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Aurora Humarán  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 01:49
English to Spanish
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Thank you Chile! Some are really great... Jun 24, 2003

And, yes, Charlie was right..."Everything is a gag"...

Some very good ones for you, my proZfriend.



* My husband and I divorced over religious differences. He thought he was God and I didn't.

* Some people are alive only because it is illegal to kill them.

* You're just jealous because the voices talk only to me. (I love this one...)

* Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder (for JL...)

* Earth is the insane asylum for the universe. (hum...why not?)

* God must love stupid people, he made so many.(yesss, yesss, yesss...)

* I took an IQ test and the results were negative...

* Consciousness: that annoying time between naps.

* Ever stop to think, and forget to start again?


Au
Out of my mind. Back in five minutes.


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sylver  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:49
English to French
GREAT ONES! Jun 25, 2003

Thanks for posting, you both.

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