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« Reply #60 on: July 30, 2021, 06:58:17 AM »
"There are only nine meals between mankind and anarchy." Alfred Henry Lewis in Cosmopolitan magazine March 1906 (Cosmo is a different rag now. Pun intended.)
"For if men do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?" Jesus Christ Luke 23:31

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« Reply #61 on: November 04, 2021, 06:43:23 AM »
"The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin." Mark Twain
"For if men do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?" Jesus Christ Luke 23:31

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« Reply #62 on: December 20, 2021, 08:28:44 AM »
"There are two ways that you can enslave people. One is that you work them for no pay, and the other is that you pay them for no work." Lt Col Allen West

Australia has been draconian in their covid response. Australian journalist Clive James wrote, "The problem with Australia is not that so many of them are descended from convicts, but that so many are descended from prison officers."
"For if men do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?" Jesus Christ Luke 23:31

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« Reply #63 on: December 26, 2021, 09:58:52 AM »
"The nation that makes a great distinction between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools."  Thucydides
"For if men do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?" Jesus Christ Luke 23:31

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« Reply #64 on: January 01, 2022, 09:20:13 AM »
"Don't let schooling interfere with education." Mark Twain

"Problems cannot be solved with the same mindset that created them." Albert Einstein
"For if men do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?" Jesus Christ Luke 23:31

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« Reply #65 on: January 01, 2022, 05:52:05 PM »
Good quotes. Just replying to say something in the thread.
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« Reply #66 on: February 21, 2022, 11:36:21 AM »
"The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money." James Madison
"For if men do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?" Jesus Christ Luke 23:31

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« Reply #67 on: April 29, 2022, 12:00:43 PM »
"The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant." Maximilian Robespierre
"For if men do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?" Jesus Christ Luke 23:31

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« Reply #68 on: June 08, 2022, 09:43:03 AM »
"The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant." Maximilian Robespierre

Good quote, and Robie would know, practitioner that he was.
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« Reply #69 on: June 16, 2022, 11:48:50 AM »
"You must study to be frank with the world: Frankness is the child of honesty and courage." Robert E. Lee
"For if men do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?" Jesus Christ Luke 23:31