Apr 22 2006, 06:55 PM
Wasnt sure where to put this..
"In the beginning was Woman, and Woman was all. She was the Source of Life, the Primal Creatrix, Mother Earth, Queen of Heaven, the Lady of the Beasts.
In the beginning, fathers were unknown and fatherhood an unknown concept. The connection between sex and procreation is obvious to the modern woman, but was not so obvious to ancient peoples. Women were magical, alluring creatures: they could create life within their own bodies, of their own accord, and draw it forth into the world. They nursed this new life at their breasts, fed this life, clothed it and cared for it. Women were honored as manifestations of the Lady Who supplied the streams and the fish, the trees and the beasts of the hunt, the fields of grain and the fruits of the bough."
Apr 24 2006, 08:17 AM
This is just something a girlfriend sent me in an email that I found hilarious. Maybe someone else will think so too.
"To often, we lose sight of life's simple pleasures. Remember, when someone annoys you it takes 42 muscles in your face to frown, BUT, it only takes 4 muscles to extend your arm and bitch slap that mother&*%$@% upside the head!"
Not to be offensive, but I just thought this too funny!
Apr 25 2006, 10:55 AM
"At the age of 11 or thereabouts women acquire a poise and ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies."
Apr 25 2006, 11:42 AM
" Education is something which should be apart from the necessities of earning a living, not a tool therefore. It needs contemplation, fallow periods, the measured and guided study of the history of man's reiteration of the most agonizing question of all: Why? Today the good ones, the ones who want to ask why, find no one around with any interest in answering the question, so they drop out, because theirs is the type of mind which becomes monstrously bored at the trade-school concept."
- John D. MacDonald
Apr 26 2006, 02:45 PM
"Senator, when you took your oath of office, you placed your hand on the Bible and swore to uphold the Constitution. You did not place your hand on the Constitution and swear to uphold the Bible."
-Lawyer Jamie Raskin, responding to Senator Nancy Jacobs's biblical justification for supporting a ban on same-sex marriages.
Apr 26 2006, 04:10 PM
(i LOVE the quote, peterbilt)
Apr 26 2006, 06:11 PM
Jamie Raskin is my hero right now.
Apr 27 2006, 09:41 PM
Such are thy habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of thy mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.
May 8 2006, 10:07 PM
OK, Google quote, but worth commemorating, and coincidentally, how I've been feeling lately.
"Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life."
-John F. Kennedy
May 9 2006, 07:37 AM
Do poems count? These have helped me make sense of what I'm feeling today. Sorry to be a little melodramatic.
You fit into me
Like a hook into an eye.
A fish hook.
An open eye.
- Margaret Atwood
I cannot forgive you. Even if I could,
You would not pardon me for seeing through you.
But yet, I cannot cure myself of love
For what I thought you were before I knew you.
- Wendy Cope
May 13 2006, 12:37 PM
Each indecision brings its own delays
and days are lost lamenting over lost days....
What you can do or think you can do, begin it.
For boldness has magic, power, and genius in it.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
May 24 2006, 07:58 PM
Kiss My A#@ Troll-y Boy..... you can quote me on that if you like! hee hee hee
May 24 2006, 08:19 PM
ba-bump...hee hee...Hi Voodoo_princess!!
May 24 2006, 11:56 PM
Remember me is all I ask
and if remembered be a task
-18th century valentine
May 25 2006, 09:55 AM
"If at first you don't succeed, try again. Then quit. There is no point making a fool of yourself."
May 25 2006, 11:27 PM
When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
May 28 2006, 08:24 PM
Ahhh, ladyb, that's a great quote. And unfortunate how many ready examples one may find around...
One of which (IMHO) is the source of this quote:
"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it."
-Upton Sinclair, Quoted on the website for Al Gore's ass-kicking, name taking new movie on Global Warming, " An Inconvenient Truth
Jun 3 2006, 03:26 PM
â€œYou have to bring some funk to get some. You just canâ€™t walk in a place and expect to get some funk. If you ainâ€™t bring no funk, then you canâ€™t get no funkâ€¦ Another thing is, you canâ€™t fake the funk or your nose will grow.â€
Jun 7 2006, 07:35 PM
"If you're keeping score at home, so far our war in Iraq has created a police state in that country and socialism in Spain. So, no democracies yet, but we're really getting close." -Jon Stewart
Jun 7 2006, 08:01 PM
Behind the corpse in the reservoir,
behind the ghost on the links,
behind the lady who dances
and the man who madly drinks,
under the look of fatigue
the attack of migraine and the sigh
there is always another story,
there is more than meets the eye…
W H Auden
Jun 7 2006, 09:05 PM
"A witty saying proves nothing." ~Voltaire
Jun 13 2006, 07:15 PM
Albert Einstein, upon being informed that a group of 100 scientists were publishing a paper that disproved relativity:
"Why? It would only take one."
Jun 27 2006, 10:29 AM
Here's one I made up:
"I may have stepped in it, but I was wearing someone else's shoes."
Jun 27 2006, 11:48 AM
"How typical your perverse heart that longs only for what is out of reach."-- Choleros De Laclos
Jul 23 2006, 08:49 PM
There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by finding what we suspect.
-Henry David Thoreau
Aug 20 2006, 10:55 PM
"When you're a little kid, you're a little bit of everything. Artist, scientist, athlete, scholar... Sometimes it seems like growing up is the process of giving those things up. One by one. I guess we all have one thing we regret giving up. One thing we really miss. That we gave up because we were too lazy or, we couldn't stick it out or, because we were afraid ."
- The Wonder Years
Oct 31 2006, 03:04 PM
Bumped up for Peterbilt
Oct 31 2006, 04:07 PM
QUOTE(roseviolet @ Oct 31 2006, 09:21 PM)
Bumped up for Peterbilt
Oh, thank you! I couldn't find it for some reason...thought it had gone awayyyyyy... Happy.
Oct 31 2006, 07:54 PM
Well, the new software for The Lounge makes it a bit harder to find our old threads, so I don't blame you one bit for the confusion!
"Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Nov 1 2006, 04:29 PM
Edward Bulwer-Lytton - "Talent does what it can; genius does what it must."
Nov 3 2006, 10:23 AM
"Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves." - Rudyard Kipling
Nov 15 2006, 08:03 AM
"The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice."
- Thedore Parker, American abolitionist and Unitarian minister (and repeated by Martin Luther King Jr.)
Nov 18 2006, 03:54 PM
"A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married." -H. L. Mencken
Dec 6 2006, 10:49 AM
"the true test of character is to give a man power."
-- abe lincoln
Dec 7 2006, 12:06 AM
"I know a wise old Buddhist monk who, in a speech to his fellow countrymen, once said he'd love to know why someone who boasts that he is the cleverest, the strongest, the bravest or the most gifted man on earth is thought ridiculous and embarrassing, whereas if, instead of 'I', he says, 'we are the most intelligent, the strongest, the bravest and the most gifted people on earth', his fellow countrymen applaud him enthusiastically and call him a patriot."
- E.H. Gombrich, A Little History of the World
Dec 10 2006, 09:28 PM
"Let's face it, we're not changing the world. We're building a product that helps people buy more crap - and watch porn." - Bill Watkins, CEO Seagate
Dec 11 2006, 08:32 AM
"Bush has led us into a dishonorable war that has caused the deaths of tens of thousands of people...What is the difference between that terrorist and other terrorists?"
- Harry Belafonte, speaking in Venezuela in January, 2006.
Jan 7 2007, 11:48 PM
Harry Belafonte is my hero.
"If the definition of beauty gets any thinner no one will fit!"
Jan 14 2007, 08:59 PM
“The future is here; it’s just not widely distributed yet.”
Jan 26 2007, 05:00 AM
"(S)he had delusions of adequacy." -- Walter Kerr
Feb 2 2007, 11:54 AM
"but when you know that you've got a real friend somewhere
suddenly all the others are so much easier to bear."
jackson browne - "the late show"
Feb 9 2007, 05:17 PM
“For some reason, the military seems more afraid of gay people than they are of terrorists. If the terrorists ever got ahold of this information, they’d get a platoon of lesbians to chase us out of Baghdad.”Rep. Gary Ackerman (D - NY)
Feb 10 2007, 04:57 PM
Snaf, that quote is fantastic!
Feb 12 2007, 12:16 PM
Now the joke!
Feb 16 2007, 03:24 PM
"You can't make footprints in the sands of time if you're sitting on your butt. And who wants to make buttprints in the sands of time?" - Bob Moawad
Feb 22 2007, 02:25 AM
"wherever you are, that's where you'll be."
-- [my sisters friend said this to her in like 7th grade.. but it's something that has always stuck. to me it means, you can't hide from the situation, you're stuck with it right there. it makes me happy too that a 7th grader said it.]
Feb 22 2007, 06:03 PM
" Before you were sad as a rat with a muddy cheese. but now your happy as a horse with a new job!"
from a birthday card my friends little sister sent her.
Feb 25 2007, 07:10 PM
Seen on a church marquee~
"How often does the Devil lead you into the wilderness?"
I just thought that was pretty cool and visual, it probably did not effect me the way they intended.
Mar 8 2007, 09:23 PM
"People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff. I like to tell them I have the heart of a small boy... and I keep it in a jar on my desk."
Apr 4 2007, 01:05 PM
" Be kinder than necessary for everyone you meet is fighting some sort of battle."
I try to live my life by this quote.
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