Author: dupodong

what's your favorite quotation? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2006-4-15 23:11:11 |Display all floors

Very nice!

Originally posted by 666adrian at 2006-4-15 18:30
Life is God`s gift to you, the way you live your life is your gift to God.

I like your quotation! So elegantly expressed.:)

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Post time 2006-4-16 07:38:12 |Display all floors

so many great ones...

I forgot, I made this one up myself:

"You can't clean a pot with a dirty sponge."

Imagine you are the sponge - how can you do something productive or help someone else if you yourself are "dirty" (or somehow have a similar problem)?
Make sure you are "clean" first!
I am not rich.  :L

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Post time 2006-4-16 09:18:38 |Display all floors
Here's one that everyone in China already knows...

"No one ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public."  

--Henry Louis Mencken[

It means Americans will buy practically anything.  It doesn't have to be well refined or tasteful.  

[ Last edited by matt605 at 2006-4-16 11:19 AM ]

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Post time 2006-4-16 21:57:08 |Display all floors
heavent sick
--my physics tutor

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Post time 2006-4-16 22:59:10 |Display all floors
youth is a short and beautiful dream ,and when you wake up ,it disappears without any trace.------------shakespear
let the cat out of the bag。

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Post time 2006-4-17 00:53:06 |Display all floors
Okay, found these …

1. Every line a man writes and every act in which he indulges and every word he utters serves as inescapable evidence of the nature of that which is deeply imbedded in his own heart, a confession that he cannot disavow.

2. Is it not strange that we fear most that which never happens?  That we destroy our initiative by the fear of defeat when, in reality, defeat is a most useful tonic and should be accepted as such.

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Post time 2006-4-17 01:18:44 |Display all floors

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Writer's real name is Lau Guan Kim.  lau_guan_kim is for commentary and analysis. He writes also under another alter ego jinseng. I will respond to good reasoned debate. Mudslingers shall be ignored. What I do not like are ignorance, stupidity, chauvinism and bigotry. The other party has as much right as I have until it resorts to insults and nuisance.

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