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trailjunky
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PostSat Nov 10, 2007 2:18 am 
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How about a place to share the quotes that make us think?

"All men are partially buried in the grave of custom, and of some we see only the crown of the head above ground.  Better are the physically dead, for they more lively rot.  Even virtue is no longer such if it be stagnant.  A man's life should be constantly as fresh as this river.  It should be the same channel, but a new water every instant."

Henry David Thoreau "A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers"
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PostSat Nov 10, 2007 3:37 pm 
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"Misers get up early in the morning; and burglars, I am informed, get up the night before."

GK Chesterton

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Touron is a nougat of Arabic origin made with almonds and honey or sugar, without which it would just not be Christmas in Spain.
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PostSat Nov 10, 2007 4:40 pm 
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"I fly fish because I love to; because I love the environs where trout are found, which are invariably beautiful and hate the environs where crowds of people are found, which are invariably ugly." -John Voelker
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summithound
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PostSat Nov 10, 2007 4:54 pm 
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"This thread will have 50 replies by this time tomorrow."

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Pain is just weakness leaving the body.
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PostSat Nov 10, 2007 7:16 pm 
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All things being equal - fat people use more soap
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Gabigabs
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PostSat Nov 10, 2007 7:28 pm 
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"When I die, I want to go peacefully like my Grandfather did, in his sleep -- not screaming, like the passengers in his car."

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Life is simple... Eat, Sleep, Hike!
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Dane
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PostSun Nov 11, 2007 11:42 am 
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Other animals, which, on account of their interests having been neglected by the insensibility of the ancient jurists, stand degraded into the class of things. The day has been, I grieve it to say in many places it is not yet past, in which the greater part of the species, under the denomination of slaves, have been treated ... upon the same footing as ... animals are still. The day may come, when the rest of the animal creation may acquire those rights which never could have been withholden from them but by the hand of tyranny. The French have already discovered that the blackness of skin is no reason why a human being should be abandoned without redress to the caprice of a tormentor. It may come one day to be recognized, that the number of legs, the villosity of the skin, or the termination of the os sacrum, are reasons equally insufficient for abandoning a sensitive being to the same fate. What else is it that should trace the insuperable line? Is it the faculty of reason, or perhaps, the faculty for discourse?...the question is not, Can they reason? nor, Can they talk? but, Can they suffer?

-Bentham, 1781

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Without judgement what would we do? We would be forced to look at ourselves...

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treeswarper
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PostSun Nov 11, 2007 12:42 pm 
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"If yer gonna kill somebody, do it by the road cuz ya know we'll be the ones'll have to pack 'em out."--Hooktender wisdom.

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What's especially fun about sock puppets is that you can make each one unique and individual, so that they each have special characters. And they don't have to be human––animals and aliens are great possibilities
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PostMon Nov 12, 2007 5:54 am 
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Catching fish is as incidental to fishing as making babies is to screwing. ~William Humphrey
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summithound
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PostMon Nov 12, 2007 12:30 pm 
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"I cede defeat."

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PostMon Nov 12, 2007 12:55 pm 
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God is too big for any single religion

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PostSat Nov 24, 2007 11:22 pm 
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"Most men, even in this relatively free country, through mere ignorance and mistake, are so occupied with the factitious cares and superfluously coarse labors of life that its finer fruits cannot be plucked by them." - Thoreau
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Backpacker Joe
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PostSun Nov 25, 2007 8:56 am 
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Things are what they are, and not something else. - Spenser

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"I won't be wronged, I won't be insulted, and I won't be laid a hand on. I don't do these things to other people and I require the same from them."

—Wayne's John Bernard Books in The Shootist
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PostSun Nov 25, 2007 9:03 am 
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Things are seldom what they seem, skim milk masquerades as cream. - W.S. Gilbert.

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Touron is a nougat of Arabic origin made with almonds and honey or sugar, without which it would just not be Christmas in Spain.
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Nisquaww
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PostSun Nov 25, 2007 10:29 am 
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"Don't taze me bro, don't taze me"

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"Why do you have a beard?" 
"I don't have a beard. It's just the light; it plays funny tricks." ~ Shel Silverstein
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