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  • echo2165 echo2165 Nov 16, 2012 7:50 PM Flag

    After Hours Quotes...


    Hey, I know this is early, but I’m gonna’ chill out to “Lawrence of Arabia” on Turner, shortly. It’s a terrific history lesson for all you confused souls, and a true love story for others who have lived spiritual, tolerant, and sometimes meaningful, lives.

    “Now what I want is, Facts.” – Charles Dickens, “Hard Times’, opening line

    “...the evils of mankind are caused, not by the primary aggressiveness of individuals, but by their self-transcending identification with groups whose common denominator is low intelligence and high emotionality.” – Arthur Koestler

    “When asked, 'Dr. Einstein, why is it that when the mind of man has stretched so far as to discover the structure of the atom we have been unable to devise the political means to keep the atom from destroying us?, Einstein responded, ‘ That is simple, my friend. It is because politics is more difficult than physics’.”

    "Well, finally the long race is over and as usual a guy from Kenya won…Obama won last night, and for the Democrats that's great, so we'll just have to wait and see what happens in tonight's debate…It was a big night for the Democrats. Obama was on the electoral vote and the popular vote. Mitt Romney on the other side won the unpopular vote…Some Republicans are taking it hard. Clint Eastwood spent the entire day buying drinks for an empty bar stool…A victory like this is just the kind of thing that might sway the undecided voters.” – David Letterman

    “The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

    “There are many worlds and many systems of universes existing all at the same time, all of them perishable.” - Anaximander, 546 BC

    "They had a CBS exit poll last night. 100 percent of the people questioned in the exit poll said they were leaving." - David Letterman

    “The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.” – Ralph W. Sockman

    “Twenty centuries of 'progress' have brought the average citizen a vote, a national anthem, a Ford, a bank account, and a high opinion of himself, but not the capacity to live in high density without befouling and denuding his environment, nor a conviction that such capacity, rather than such density, is the true test of whether he is civilized.” – Aldo Leopold, 1933

    "Pot was legalized in Colorado and Washington. This calls, not just for a reexamination of the drug war, but an entire rerouting of my touring schedule.” – Bill Maher

    “Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

    “As to pay, Sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress that as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted me to accept this arduous employment at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it.” – George Washington

    "There are now a record number of Latinos in Congress, which has a lot more Americans talking about immigration reform. Americans seem to be in favor of it, while immigrants are still on the fence." - Jimmy Fallon

    “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” – Albert Einstein

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