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Posted: July-22-2005 at 5:05pm | IP Logged Quote SpeedRacer2  

"Don't make the same mistake twice seems to indicate three mistakes, doesn't it? First you make the mistake. Then you make the same mistake. Then you make the same mistake twice. If you simply say, 'Don't make the same mistake', you'll avoid the first mistake, won't you?" --George Carlin 


 



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Posted: July-23-2005 at 11:13am | IP Logged Quote James K  

George Carlin is one of my all time Favorite standup guys of all time. He can really make you think!!!!!!! There was a lady at work the other day that had never heard of him. I gave her a old tape of the seven words you can never say on the air and she about died. Hard to beleive that stuff is almost 25 years old!!!!!!

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Posted: July-25-2005 at 6:24pm | IP Logged Quote BugMan  

Carlin was one of my favs too until he brought his leftist, extremest "humor" into the mix.

I heard he's changed his ways, but don't really know for sure. I just wish he'd either get back into an argument with his Rice Krispies or find a place for his stuff and drop the nutty political viewpoints.

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Posted: July-25-2005 at 7:29pm | IP Logged Quote SpeedRacer2  

I agree with you on that BugMan!

Carlin has been one of the funniest and wittiest people in show business for many years, but his extremist political views have been big negatives in the later years of his career. I like his old humor, from 25 years ago. 

One of my all time favorite Carlin routines was "A Place for My Stuff". (Obviously it was one of yours too, huh?)

 

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"Sound travels slowly. Sometimes the things you say when your kids are teenagers don't reach them till they're in their 30s." (Unknown)


 

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Posted: July-27-2005 at 12:21am | IP Logged Quote RW  

Hey guys, I agree and think George Carlin's humor was good. But as said, when he started getting all political, that kind of turned me off.
 
It's been dicusssed on here before, cause I know "SpeedRacer" was a big fan, but I guess my all-time favorite humorist was the last Lewis Grizzard.
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Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.
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Posted: July-28-2005 at 12:22pm | IP Logged Quote SpeedRacer2  

Ain't that the truth RW!?!   

And my thought for the day is:

Some of your friends.......and some of your enemies......aren't.

 

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All of us could take a lesson from the weather. It pays no attention to criticism.
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Posted: July-31-2005 at 1:39am | IP Logged Quote SpeedRacer2  

"Chance favors only the prepared mind."

~Louis Pasteur~

 

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"I never met a man I didn't like"

                       Will Rogers

 

...of course Will Rogers never met Steve Spurrier

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It is never too soon to do a kindness.......

........because you never know how soon it will be too late.

 

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Some days you're the dog.....

Some days you're the fire hydrant....



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"Success - He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much; who has enjoyed the trust of pure women, the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who has left the world better than he found it whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who has
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Posted: August-08-2005 at 4:24pm | IP Logged Quote James K  

The only two things that makes life worth living, are guitars tuned good and firm feeling women. It's time to get back to the basics of life.

Waylon Jennings.



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We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans,
finding our failures were successes.

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Hey guys, it pains me to say this. But here goes:

God may have created man before woman, but there is always a rough draft before the masterpiece.

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Sometimes there is no easy way out,
but there is always an easier way out and a harder way out.

Choose wisely.



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Why does a slight tax increase cost you $200 and a substantial tax cut saves you 30-cents?

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"Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end".
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Don't worry; the only person to ever get all their work done by Friday was Robinson Crusoe.  

 

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Had to pass this one one simply because it is so cute............

A father and his young daugther were driving down the highway. As they drove the little girl occupied herself by listening to one of her dad's old cassette tapes, a Simon and Garfunkel tape. The little girl listened attentively to the words, and when the song ended, she asked her dad, "Well, did he?"

The father asked, "Did he what?"

"Did Parsley save Rosemary in time?", she asked.

 

 

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Yesterday is History

           BUT

Tomorrow is still a Mystery..........



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We know exactly where one cow with mad-cow-disease is located among the millions and millions of cows in America, but we haven't got a clue as to where thousands of illegal immigrants and terrorists are located. Maybe we should put the Department of Agriculture in charge of immigration.

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Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
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"You know when you're sitting on a chair and you lean back so you're
just on two legs then you lean too far and you almost fall over but at
the last second you catch yourself? I feel like that all the time."

~Comedian Steven Wright~

 

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So don't worry about tomorrow,
for tomorrow will bring its own worries.

Today's trouble is enough for today.

~Matthew Chapter 6 Verse 34 NLT~

 

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It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.

Yogi Berra~

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Tough times never last, but tough people do.

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The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials, the most money, or the most awards. They are the ones that care.  ~Charles Schultz ~

 

 

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It is better to keep your mouth shut and let people wonder

Than to open it and remove all doubt.



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A friend is more valuable than a fortune.

 

 

 

 

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The last step out of here

...is the first step into there.

 

 

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A woman has the last word in any argument.

Anything that a man might say after that is the beginning of a new argument.

 

 

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Do what you like, like what you do!
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A stranger is a friend that you haven't met yet.

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“Everything is made of light; everything is alive. The Great Mystery of life has little to do with intelligence. The universe is not an intellectual process. The intellect is helpful; but our hearts are the wiser part of ourselves.”

 

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The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing  at  the right
  time, but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the  tempting moment.

 

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It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men
who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides
the greatest injury to others.

It is from among such individuals
that all human failures spring.


~from the book "What Life Should Mean to You" by Alfred Adler~

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"It is the man who does not want to express an opinion
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After the last 2 days I have had at work here at DSS. If you have kids hug them and make sure they know you love them. If you don't have kids make sure you hug you dog or cat.

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"Some folks are wise and some are otherwise."

 

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Of all things great and small

A child's laugh is best of all!!!



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After the last 2 days I have had at work here at DSS. If you have kids hug them and make sure they know you love them. If you don't have kids make sure you hug you dog or cat.

Hey "James K," I'm sure you do have some rough days in your job. You and everyone in that field are to be thanked for the work you perform.

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Disappointments are like road bumps, they slow you down a bit but you enjoy the smooth road afterwards. Don't stay on the bumps too long. Move on!
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A miracle is not the suspension of natural law,
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Good habits result from resisting temptation.

~Ancient Proverb~

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"I do not know the key to success but the key to failure is trying to
please everyone." - Bill Cosby

 

 

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...and after that?
===================

A boat docked in a tiny Mexican village.  An American tourist
complimented the Mexican fisherman on the quality of his fish
and asked how long it took him to catch them.

"Not very long," answered the Mexican.

"But then, why didn't you stay out longer and catch more?" asked
the American.

The Mexican explained that his small catch was sufficient to
meet his needs and those of his family.

The American asked, "But what do you do with the rest of your
time?"

"I sleep late, fish a little, play with my children, and take a
siesta with my wife.  In the evenings, I go into the village to
see my friends, play the guitar, and sing a few songs...
I have a full life."

The American interrupted, "I have an MBA from Harvard, and I can
help you!  You should start by fishing longer every day.  You
can then sell the extra fish you catch.  With the extra revenue,
you can buy a bigger boat."

"And after that?" asked the Mexican.

"With the extra money the larger boat will bring, you can buy a
second one and a third one and so on until you have an entire
fleet of trawlers.  Instead of selling your fish to a middle
man, you can then negotiate directly with the processing plants
and maybe even open your own plant.  You can then leave this
little village and move to Mexico City, Los Angeles, or even New
York City!  From there you can direct your huge new enterprise."

"How long would that take?" asked the Mexican.

"Twenty, perhaps twenty-five years," replied the American.

"And after that?"

"Afterwards?  Well my Friend, That's when it gets really
interesting," answered the American, laughing.  "When your
business gets really big, you can start selling stocks and make
millions!"

"Millions?  Really?  And after that?" said the Mexican.

"After that you'll be able to retire, live in a tiny village
near the coast, sleep late, play with your children, catch a few
fish, take a siesta with your wife and spend your evenings
doing what you like and enjoying your friends."

And the moral is:
Know where you're going in life...
you may already be there.


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