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    Words of wisdom to live by

    by viathyn » Thu Mar 10, 2011 3:47 pm

    Heard this gem from Gary Busey:
    "There are two rules you need to live by in life. One: Never pet a burning dog and Two: Never cook bacon naked."

    Just read this guy on the internet... may try on someone I hate :lol:
    "Give a man a fire and he's warm for the night. Set a man on fire and he's warm for the rest of his life!"
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by vikingbitch » Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:04 pm

    viathyn wrote: Two: Never cook bacon naked."


    .... ouch! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by Laura » Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:08 pm

    Can't beat these...

    Don't despair, show no fear, live your life without regret - Amon Amarth

    Any day can be, the last day in your life, so make it an unforgettable time - Blackfield (Geffen & Wilson)

    They say I'm crazy, but I have a good time....Life's been good to me so far - Joe Walsh :cheers:
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by Metalwrath » Fri Apr 22, 2011 4:32 am

    In the eternall wise word of Manowar
    'If you're not into metal you are not my friend' :lol:
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by Deathbringer » Fri Apr 22, 2011 5:11 am

    I'm not condoning Sonata Arctica, but on the ship the singer said:

    "Breakfast is the most important beer of the day."
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by mooyagi » Fri Apr 22, 2011 7:29 am

    Deathbringer wrote:I'm not condoning Sonata Arctica, but on the ship the singer said:

    "Breakfast is the most important beer of the day."


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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by KDibildeaux » Fri Apr 22, 2011 8:40 am

    :lol:

    Read this next one on a bumper sticker the other day:
    "Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity"
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by Michael D. » Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:32 am

    KDibildox wrote::lol:

    Read this next one on a bumper sticker the other day:
    "Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity"
    :lol:

    That rings sooooooo true since I have to work within one of those realms while living and dealing with the other realm. ;)
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by KDibildeaux » Sun Apr 24, 2011 5:37 pm

    I wish I had come up with it haha
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by BierVulf » Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:02 pm

    Deathbringer wrote:I'm not condoning Sonata Arctica, but on the ship the singer said:

    "Breakfast is the most important beer of the day."


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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by Ravenlord » Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:13 pm

    BierVulf wrote:
    Deathbringer wrote:I'm not condoning Sonata Arctica, but on the ship the singer said:

    "Breakfast is the most important beer of the day."


    The wisest


    So true. You can't get drunk until you start drinking and what better time...
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by BierVulf » Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:14 pm

    Ravenlord wrote:
    BierVulf wrote:
    Deathbringer wrote:I'm not condoning Sonata Arctica, but on the ship the singer said:

    "Breakfast is the most important beer of the day."


    The wisest


    So true. You can't get drunk until you start drinking and what better time...

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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by Ravenlord » Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:19 pm

    It's actually kind of dangerous... and kind of awesome. Awesome wins :D :cheers:
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by Amandroid » Mon Apr 25, 2011 11:13 am

    There is one fact that unites all of humanity, despite differences in gender, race, religion, ethnicity or any other factor. We all believe that we are above average drivers. :D
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by ida » Mon Apr 25, 2011 12:20 pm

    I heard this one on a tv show
    "Live for today cuz yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never come"
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by ShoreSlayer » Mon Apr 25, 2011 12:53 pm

    Along similar lines:

    When ya got one foot in the past and the other in the future, you're probably pissing all over today :lol:
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    by pablov8 » Mon Apr 25, 2011 12:57 pm

    If you can change, and I can change.... then everybody can change!

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    by Stained Class » Mon Apr 25, 2011 1:16 pm

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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by wildchild » Mon Apr 25, 2011 2:11 pm

    'I get drunk one night and my hangover lasts two weeks, so I just stay drunk for two weeks and only have a hangover for one night'." -- Johnny Cash, 1987

    "The only black magic Sabbath ever got into was a box of chocolates." -- Ozzy Osbourne, 1983 :lol: :lol: hmm...more a quote than words of wisdom..but still ;)

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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by debborah1 » Mon Apr 25, 2011 3:41 pm

    You are not judged by the height you have risen, but from the depth you have climbed.........Amen...

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    by junkhead13 » Mon Apr 25, 2011 5:02 pm

    It's in my signature, but a wise man named Viv Savage once said "Have a good time...all the time!"
    Have a good time...all the time.
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by Ktulured55 » Mon Apr 25, 2011 5:58 pm

    + 1 for Pablov's Rocky quote

    + 1 +1 for Dave's quote!
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    by Inquisitor » Tue Apr 26, 2011 6:28 am

    "Don't be a fool, wrap your tool."
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    by debborah1 » Tue Apr 26, 2011 9:31 am

    Inquisitor wrote:"Don't be a fool, wrap your tool."

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    by debborah1 » Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:37 pm

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    by debborah1 » Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:38 pm

    Man with hand in pocket..........feel cocky all day
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    by wildchild » Tue Apr 26, 2011 5:03 pm

    debborah1 wrote:Man with hand in pocket..........feel cocky all day


    :lol: :lol:


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    by Ktulured55 » Wed Apr 27, 2011 5:03 pm

    debborah1 wrote:Man with hand in pocket..........feel cocky all day



    Man who run behind car.. feel exhausted.
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    by Laura » Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:56 am

    I knew there was a thread like this somewhere - found it on page 12!

    Anyway, here are a few I came across in the past 24 hours that I like a lot. The second is from a book I checked out from the library and started reading last night - really great! The author verbalizes a lot of things I've felt that I've intuitively known for a long time.

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    by Laura » Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:54 pm

    From the first few pages of the book The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck..... (I hadn't looked at this book in a long time, but happened to pull it off my bookshelf at home this morning - really like a lot of what he says)

    Life is difficult.

    This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths.* It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult - once we truly understand and accept it - then life is no longer difficult. Because once it is accepted, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters.

    Most do not fully see this truth that life is difficult. Instead they moan more or less incessantly, noisily or subtly, about the enormity of their problems, their burdens, and their difficulties as if life were generally easy, as if life should be easy. They voice their belief, noisily or subtly, that their difficulties represent a unique kind of affliction that should not be and that has somehow been especially visited upon them, or else upon their families, their tribe, their class, their nation, their race or even their species, and not upon others. I know about this moaning because I have done my share.

    Life is a series of problems. Do we want to moan about them or solve them? Do we want to teach our children to solve them?

    Discipline is the basic set of tools we require to solve life’s problems. Without discipline we can solve nothing. With only some discipline we can solve only some problems. With total discipline we can solve all problems.

    What makes life difficult is that the process of confronting and solving problems is a painful one. Problems, depending on their nature, evoke in us frustration or grief or sadness or loneliness or guilt or regret or anger or fear or anxiety or anguish or despair. These are uncomfortable feelings, often as painful as any kind of physical pain, sometimes equaling the very worst kind of physical pain. Indeed, it is because of the pain that events or conflicts engender in us all that we call them problems. And since life poses an endless series of problems, life is always difficult and is full of pain as well as joy.

    Yet it is in this whole process of meeting and solving problems that life has its meaning. Problems are the cutting edge that distinguishes between success and failure. Problems call forth our courage and our wisdom; indeed, they create our courage and our wisdom. It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually. When we desire to encourage the growth of the human spirit, we challenge and encourage the human capacity to solve problems, just as in school we deliberately set problems for our children to solve. It is through the pain of confronting and resolving problems that we learn. As Benjamin Franklin said, “Those things that hurt, instruct.” It is for this reason that wise people learn not to dread but actually to welcome problems and actually to welcome the pain of problems.

    *The first of the “Four Noble Truths” which Buddha taught was "Life is suffering.”


    ....there is much more of course, but that's all I care to transcribe at the moment. :P
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by ShoreSlayer » Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:36 pm

    Laura wrote:From the first few pages of the book The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck..... (I hadn't looked at this book in a long time, but happened to pull it off my bookshelf at home this morning - really like a lot of what he says)

    Life is difficult.

    This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths.* It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult - once we truly understand and accept it - then life is no longer difficult. Because once it is accepted, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters.

    Most do not fully see this truth that life is difficult. Instead they moan more or less incessantly, noisily or subtly, about the enormity of their problems, their burdens, and their difficulties as if life were generally easy, as if life should be easy. They voice their belief, noisily or subtly, that their difficulties represent a unique kind of affliction that should not be and that has somehow been especially visited upon them, or else upon their families, their tribe, their class, their nation, their race or even their species, and not upon others. I know about this moaning because I have done my share.

    Life is a series of problems. Do we want to moan about them or solve them? Do we want to teach our children to solve them?

    Discipline is the basic set of tools we require to solve life’s problems. Without discipline we can solve nothing. With only some discipline we can solve only some problems. With total discipline we can solve all problems.

    What makes life difficult is that the process of confronting and solving problems is a painful one. Problems, depending on their nature, evoke in us frustration or grief or sadness or loneliness or guilt or regret or anger or fear or anxiety or anguish or despair. These are uncomfortable feelings, often as painful as any kind of physical pain, sometimes equaling the very worst kind of physical pain. Indeed, it is because of the pain that events or conflicts engender in us all that we call them problems. And since life poses an endless series of problems, life is always difficult and is full of pain as well as joy.

    Yet it is in this whole process of meeting and solving problems that life has its meaning. Problems are the cutting edge that distinguishes between success and failure. Problems call forth our courage and our wisdom; indeed, they create our courage and our wisdom. It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually. When we desire to encourage the growth of the human spirit, we challenge and encourage the human capacity to solve problems, just as in school we deliberately set problems for our children to solve. It is through the pain of confronting and resolving problems that we learn. As Benjamin Franklin said, “Those things that hurt, instruct.” It is for this reason that wise people learn not to dread but actually to welcome problems and actually to welcome the pain of problems.

    *The first of the “Four Noble Truths” which Buddha taught was "Life is suffering.”


    ....there is much more of course, but that's all I care to transcribe at the moment. :P

    tl;dr

    Just kidding!

    I've actually read the book a couple times and believe it to be one of the best guides to a deeper, richer life available to human beings. Too bad the heights to which it inspires one to aspire are so incredibly damn lofty and (imho) unattainable. Still, one could do worse than use its contents as a guide toward self-awreness and/or improvement. Keep in mind, I've said the same things about the bible :lol:
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    by DemonNIN » Tue Aug 07, 2012 6:31 pm

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    "Breakfast is the most important beer of the day."


    The wisest


    So true. You can't get drunk until you start drinking and what better time...[/quote]
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    Re: Words of wisdom to live by

    by Laura » Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:14 am

    ShoreSlayer wrote:
    Laura wrote:From the first few pages of the book The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck..... (I hadn't looked at this book in a long time, but happened to pull it off my bookshelf at home this morning - really like a lot of what he says)

    Life is difficult....

    tl;dr

    Just kidding!

    I've actually read the book a couple times and believe it to be one of the best guides to a deeper, richer life available to human beings. Too bad the heights to which it inspires one to aspire are so incredibly damn lofty and (imho) unattainable. Still, one could do worse than use its contents as a guide toward self-awreness and/or improvement. Keep in mind, I've said the same things about the bible :lol:


    Yep on all counts. I've read it all the way through at least 3 times, and pick it up every so often to re-read certain parts. But, you are absolutely right that the goals are so lofty that they are unattainable.... I think that's ok though because like any goal, if you shoot really, really high - and don't make it, maybe you get somewhere close and that's :cool: ....and you just keep trying and do the best you can.

    I think the Peck book was the first I ever read of that type - in my early 20s or so. Besides Peck, I really like the writings of Jack Kornfield, Deepak Chopra (who I was thrilled to meet at a book talk last year!), and Andrew Weil. I discovered Jack Kornfield just a few years ago and he has become my favorite. http://www.jackkornfield.com/
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