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Hi all,

Why boyo don't you tell,us?

How about the rape of Naking?

Any other thoughts?

KB

Tell what Kev? Nanking was Japans Holocaust, nowt funny there mate.

Regards, Danny

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Old Italian saying: When the water is low, the ducks don't float.

Meaning: You aint goin' anywhere without money!

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Take away my capacity for pain and you rob me of the possibility for joy.

Ross W. Marrs

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"I Think, therefore I am an atheist"

"There are 10 types of people in this world. Those who understand binary and those who don't"

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The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side.

Hunter S. Thompson

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Nanking was Japans Holocaust.

Hiroshima was Japan's payback for Nanking (and many other atrocities).

B)

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"In every relationship, one person is the flower; the other is the gardener"

(as seen on last night's episode of Mercy; I'm still pondering this one)

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"Live well. It is the greatest revenge." The Talmud

"An important attribute in successful people is their impatience with negative thinking and negative acting people." Colin Powell

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"I am grateful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose."

-woody allen

"How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think."

-Adolf Hitler

"Okay, there's a dungeon. Are we talking the stretcher and thumbscrews dungeon, or 'the safe word is banana' dungeon?"

-personal conversation

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Always praise in public and criticize in private.

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I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time.

Steven Wright

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"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." -- Theodore Roosevelt

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I found this statement from the "Language History" thread to be rather interesting :)

"Learning a language is to me, a lifelong process of discovery" ~ Kiwi_Zep_Fan87

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"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken."

Oscar Wilde "Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."

Oscar Wilde "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."

Oscar Wilde (Lady Windermere's Fan) "To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all."

Oscar Wilde "It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it."

Oscar Wilde "If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all."

Oscar Wilde "The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple."

Oscar Wilde "You can never be overdressed or overeducated."

Oscar Wilde "Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation."

Oscar Wilde "I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there."

Oscar Wilde "Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination."

Oscar Wilde "The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame."

Oscar Wilde "A good friend will always stab you in the front."

Oscar Wilde "I am not young enough to know everything."

Oscar Wilde "Women are made to be loved not understood."

Oscar Wilde (An Ideal Husband) "I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability."

Oscar Wilde "Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world."

Oscar Wilde (The Critic as Artist) "You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit."

Oscar Wilde (The Picture of Dorian Gray) "A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it."

Oscar Wilde "The heart was made to be broken."

Oscar Wilde "Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future."

Oscar Wilde "Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes."

Oscar Wilde (The Picture of Dorian Gray) "Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power."

Oscar Wilde "Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty. There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all."

Oscar Wilde (The Picture of Dorian Gray) tags: books, morality, reading, writing "A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing."

Oscar Wilde "All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his."

Oscar Wilde (The Importance of Being Earnest) tags: women-mothers "Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth."

Oscar Wilde "Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."

Oscar Wilde "Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit."

Oscar Wilde "I can resist anything except temptation."

Oscar Wilde (Lady Windermere's Fan) "I never travel without my diary. One must always have something sensational to read on the train."

Oscar Wilde (The Importance of Being Earnest) "It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious."

Oscar Wilde (Lady Windermere's Fan) "Who, being loved, is poor?"

Oscar Wilde "If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you."

"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go."

Oscar Wilde "Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months."

Oscar Wilde "Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast."

Oscar Wilde "I have nothing to declare except my genius."

Oscar Wilde "The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it."

Oscar Wilde (The Picture of Dorian Gray) "Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about."

Oscar Wilde (Lady Windermere's Fan)

"The very essence of romance is uncertainty."

Oscar Wilde (The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays) "To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness."

Oscar Wilde (The Importance of Being Earnest) "No good deed goes unpunished."

Oscar Wilde "To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance."

Oscar Wilde (An Ideal Husband) "Every woman is a rebel."

Oscar Wilde "Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live."

Oscar Wilde "America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between."

Oscar Wilde "The suspense is terrible. I hope it will last."

Oscar Wilde "I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best."

Oscar Wilde

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"It's better to quote page links, rather than copy/paste walls of text." -- Electrophile

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"It's better to quote page links, rather than copy/paste walls of text." -- Electrophile

Confucius says: "It's better to keep quiet when nothing sensible to say", hehehehehheheheh :):):_):):):)

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