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whats your fav saying or quote?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Icey101, Nov 14, 2012.


  1. Icey101

    Icey101

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    heres one i have been using for a while....i found on the net somewhere

    something like,

    doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, is the definition of insanity

    i use that at work alot...lol
     
  2. line6man

    line6man

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    That's an Einstein quote, IIRC.

    I'm fond of:
     
  3. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

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    "The bass, the treble, don't make a rebel,
    Having your life together does"

    -Michael Franti
     
  4. Darth Handsome

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    "Why don't we have one more drink and then go down and cut that shark open?"

    -Brody
     
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  6. machine gewehr

    machine gewehr

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    If you make a mistake, make it three more times and call it jazz. :D





    ps: Please don't go smart*** and say there's no mistake in music, or art in general. :p
     
  7. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    "You know..... I'd like that guy better if he had a bloody nose".


    I'm not sure if that's a Phalex Von Porklipps original or not, but if I stole it from someone, I have no recollection of who or when.
     
  8. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

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    If you have to hold the bathroom door closed with you leg while you're going potty, it's modern architecture.
     
  9. i_got_a_mohawk

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    :)
     
  10. KJung

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    Heard while I was walking the streets of Dublin a while ago on a Saturday night:

    'Git out me way, you old foookin git'

    Excellent:p
     
  11. stratovani

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    "Even the losers give 100%, we have to give a little more." - Tom Brady
     
  12. Jim Nazium

    Jim Nazium Supporting Member

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    "If your aunt had balls, she'd be your uncle"
    Heard that from my little league coach whenever someone would say "If the ump hadn't blown that call we would have won the game", etc. Counterfactuals. If things were different, they'd be different.
     
  13. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    I heard that one from my Aunt!
     
  14. AnchorHoy

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    First line in my sig
     
  15. bassteban

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    Too many to list, or even have a real fave; ATM I often say 'in the language of my people(white euro-descent)' before an attempt at humor. Sometimes it works. :)
     
  16. KJung

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    A favorite of mine:


    I buy you books and buy you books, and all you do is eat the pages :p

    Pretty gentle way to put down a work partner or employee who screws up.
     
  17. pflash4001

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    He felt as if his whole life was a dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.

    Douglas Adams
    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
     
  18. Horny Toad

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    "A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects."
    -Robert Heinlein

    "The fact is that the average man's love of liberty is nine-tenths imaginary, exactly like his love of sense, justice and truth. He is not actually happy when free; he is uncomfortable, a bit alarmed, and intolerably lonely. Liberty is not a thing for the great masses of men. It is the exclusive possession of a small and disreputable minority, like knowledge, courage and honor. It takes a special sort of man to understand and enjoy liberty - and he is usually an outlaw in democratic societies."
    --H.L. Mencken, February 12, 1923, Baltimore Evening Sun

    "As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged. And it is in such twilight that we all must be most aware of change in the air - however slight - lest we become unwitting victims of the darkness."
    --Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas
     
  19. carlos840

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    My two favorites:

    "There is no plan, so the plan can’t possibly go wrong"

    Don't remember where i saw it, or who said it, but i live by it!



    "It's easy to be the tough guy when you're the hammer.
    You find out who the real tough guy is when it's their turn to be the nail."

    Renzo Gracie
     
  20. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002

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    "Trying is the first step towards failure."

    And similarly, from the same great man:

    "You tried your best and failed miserably. The lesson is never to try."

    I say both often to my young daughter. She's either going to grow up and have a great sense of humor or she's going to fear the world and hate my guts.
     
  21. bassteban

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    *I read that somewhere. OK, I wrote it down first- but then I read it.*
     

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