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My parents and I have a weekly quote board and it’s my turn next. Any quote recommendations? [OC]

My parents and I have a weekly quote board and it’s my turn next. Any quote recommendations? [OC]

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  • SuddenlyShortStories

    We don’t tell children fairy tales to tell them that there are dragons out in the world, they already know. We tell fairy tales so our children know that dragons can be slain.

  • StereoNacht

    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” – Albert Einstein

  • CheapShotNinia

    “I am not who *you* think I am;

    I am not who *I* think I am;

    I am who *I* think *you* think I am”

    -Charles Horton Cooley

    Essentially it’s a comment on our behavior and, perhaps, why we conduct ourselves the way we do.

  • dharris

    Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana. – Groucho Marx

    Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside a dog, it’s too dark to read. – Groucho Marx

  • Lorf30

    “She lusted after their lovers, whose flesh is like the flesh of donkeys and whose discharge is like the discharge of horses.” – Ezekiel 23:20

  • Hardass_McBadCop

    Two of my favorites:

    “Society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they shall never sit.” – Ancient Greek Proverb

    “When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant that I could barely stand to have him around. By the time I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished by how much he had learned in seven years.” – Mark Twain (dubious)

  • tupan07

    “If the natural tendencies of mankind are so bad that it is not safe to permit people to be free, how is it that the tendencies of these organizers are always good? Do not the legislators and their appointed agents also belong to the human race? Or do they believe that they themselves are made of a finer clay than the rest of mankind?” – Frédéric Bastiat

  • Buttered_CopPorn

    I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo.
    “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

  • Likeamaddog

    It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.


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