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Nexyrius

Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #150 on: Feb07-2011, 19:49:55 »
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Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.

Confucius

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Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #151 on: Feb08-2011, 08:51:01 »
"Every ounce of my cynicism is supported by historical precedent."
— Glen Cook (Shadow Games)

"There were dreams once upon a time, dreams now all but forgotten. On sad days I dust them off and fondle them nostalgically, with a patronizing wonder at the naivete of the youth who dreamed them."
— Glen Cook

". . .and the thing that you know to be true is the lie that will kill you."
— Glen Cook

"Soldiers live. He dies and not you, and you feel guilty, because you're glad he died, and not you. Soldiers live, and wonder why."
— Glen Cook (Soldiers Live)

"I'm a bad man. I need to understand the past. It illuminates the present."
— Glen Cook (Swords & Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery)

"I believe in our side and theirs, with the good and evil decided after the fact, by those who survive. Among men you seldom find the good with one standard and the shadow with another."
— Glen Cook (Shadows Linger)

"Oh, 'twould be marvelous if the world and its moral questions were like some game board, with plain black players and white, and fixed rules, and nary a shade of grey."
— Glen Cook (Shadows Linger)

"If one chooses sides on emotion then the rebel is the guy to go with. He is fighting for everything men claim to honour, freedom, independance, truth, the right.......all the subjective illusions. All the eternal trigger words. We are minions of the villan of the piece. We confess the illusion and deny the substance."
— Glen Cook (The Black Company)

Greshar

Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #152 on: Feb08-2011, 19:28:18 »
"If heartaches were commercials, we'd all be on TV"
-- John Prine

(Maybe not too motivational, but nicely weird).

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Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #153 on: Feb08-2011, 19:52:03 »
Mockers post of all Glen Cook = Pure Win.


"I'm not afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
-The Slunk

"It's time to unleash the fuckin' fury!"
-Michael Angelo Batio

"Suck it up. Drink water and drive on, and for God's sake, DO NOT piss off 1SG Kingz."
-Patches

Nexyrius

Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #154 on: Feb08-2011, 20:25:29 »
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I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.
Woody Allen

Greshar

Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #155 on: Feb10-2011, 15:03:19 »
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Beware the ides of March.

-- Sammy the Soothsayer

Gotta have an 'ides of March' party this year.   The one last year sucked.

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Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #156 on: Feb10-2011, 18:50:39 »
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Beware the ides of March.

-- Sammy the Soothsayer

Gotta have an 'ides of March' party this year.   The one last year sucked.

The IoM is actually a very big part of TBC pre-History...it's the Birthday of The Mockers.   and with that:

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Nexyrius

Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #157 on: Feb12-2011, 11:40:37 »
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I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.

Groucho Marx

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A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed.

Rene Descartes

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Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #158 on: Feb14-2011, 05:31:17 »
The only way to fail is to Quit., Even those that sux suceed if only a little bit.

Davion Falcon

Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #159 on: Feb14-2011, 05:36:41 »
The victor is not victorious if the enemy does not consider himself defeated.

Davion Falcon

Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #160 on: Feb16-2011, 06:54:06 »
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The sharpest spear is righteous hatred.

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The Warrior is all passion although he shows none.

Amaki Mai

Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #161 on: Feb25-2011, 06:45:11 »
"It is inconceivable that the son of a murdered man should live under the same heaven as his father's killer. When he meets him in the marketplace or the court he must have his weapon ready to strike him." - Confucius

Nexyrius

Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #162 on: Feb25-2011, 15:09:01 »
Quote from: Bertrand Russell
A process which led from the amoeba to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress though whether the amoeba would agree with this opinion is not known.

Amaki Mai

Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #163 on: Feb25-2011, 19:56:07 »
Death is light as a feather. Duty is heavy as a mountain.

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Re: Motivational Quotes
« Reply #164 on: Feb25-2011, 20:27:42 »
"If you want a well behaved child, all you have to do is treat them the same as you would a dog:   Beat them when they're young."

  --- Stone