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    What's your favorite (printable) quote from a "famous" person?

    lincoln

    +14  Views: 2133 Answers: 11 Posted: 5 years ago
    Ducky

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    LOL!!!
    Tommyh

    Very good.LOL

    11 Answers

    This one is XXX rated.


    I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in bed, but fine up against a wall.


    Eleanor Roosevelt

    When a person tells you who they are, believe them. (Oprah or Dr. Phil)

    Bob/PKB

    How many of us need that suggestion? What prompted her to say that? It must be a heckuva story!
    Ducky

    Moderator
    Along the lines of "When we were dating, he used to tell me that he_________ and then after we got married, I realized that he hadn't been joking." :(
    Bob/PKB

    oh, not good. I didn't know Oprah had ever been married. Come to think of it, my cousin's 5th husband turned out to be a real Jekyll and Hyde. Lucky she was able to annul the disaster and didn't have to be responsible for the ridiculous spending spree he undertook upon saying "I do". :( Yes, I said 5th.
    Ducky

    Moderator
    Oprah has never been married. Lives with Stedman somebody for many years. She (or Dr. Phil) was speaking of relationships in general. In other words, pay attention to what the potential life partner is telling you. If he sounds like a jerk, marriage won't fix him. He is telling you who he really is. (All can apply to 'she' as well.)
    Bob/PKB

    That's so true. I knew that. Really, I knew that.
    Ducky

    Moderator
    Uh huh. :)
    Ducky

    Moderator
    Let me talk to your ex wives and girlfriends Donald. Let me see where you live Donald. Let me talk to your co-workers Donald. I'd like to see you at a party Donald. Let me see how you treat service people Donald. Let me see how you drive your car Donald. Let me see your bank account Donald. Let me see how you treat your mother Donald. But....I digress! LOL!!!
    Clonge

    A typical (female) duck request: "Let me see your bank account." Sorry, but you're out of "duck".
    Ducky

    Moderator
    Hmmm....it was #7 of 8....little sensitive about showing the bank account? lol
    Clonge

    Yes, Ducky. Women are always after me for my "BILL" fold!j
    Ducky

    Moderator
    Just be happy they're still 'after you', I guess. :)


    Never am I less alone than when I am by myself, never am I more active than when I do nothing.


                ?Cato the elder (as quoted in Hannah Arendt’s Lectures on Kant’s Policital Philosophy)


    This is my most favourite quote ever !

    ROMOS

    Big time thinker......
    lindilou

    I always took it to mean something like ... 'shuddap and sit on your thumbs!' LOL
    ROMOS

    All in the mind I hear!
    Ducky

    Moderator
    So, it's okay to do nothing? Alriiiiiiiight.....my new favorite saying. :)
    Bob/PKB

    It actually makes sense to me.
    Ducky

    Moderator
    I'm worried about you Bob. :)
    Bob/PKB

    An active mind....

    When confronted by a snobby woman accusing him of being drunk, Winston Churchill famously said " and you are ugly Madam, but at least I shall be sober in the morning"!

    Bob/PKB

    I remember hearing that years ago and appreciating the quick, acerbic wit. Still a bull's eye
    nomdeplume

    The woman was apparently Bessy Braddock,Labour MP for Liverpool Exchange.

    Not my very favorite but one of many. This one comes from the late, great Robin Williams ....


    You're only given a spark of madness. Don't lose it.......

    Bob/PKB

    I don't even misplace it!

    He who pee's into the wind,,get's his own back..>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<..

    hector5559

    I think it was that great Chinease Philosipher,Hoo Flung Dung who said that Terry,,,,
    Bob/PKB

    And, ya don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger, either!
    Tommyh

    Zackly Kent. He was a pompous bastard.
    terryfossil 1

    I am not Tom..>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<..lol
    hector5559

    I don't think he ment you Terry
    terryfossil 1

    I know Hec, just pulling Tom's chain..>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<..

    "Life wasn't meant to be easy". Malcolm Fraser.Australian prime minister.He didn't last long.

    Bob/PKB

    .....and it certainly isn't!
    bulletman

    Coming from a man who was born with a silver spoon in his mouth.

    Never  in the field of human conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few.


    Winston Churchill August  1940

    bulletman

    Good one, Sunny, properly the best quote ever, how true of the Battle of Britain. --- great movie. :)
    Bob/PKB

    And 75 years later, that is a whole different can of worms. Sad
    west-bus

    I would like to take this opportunity to those who may have heard or read this quote to see the complete transcript of Winston Churchill's famous quotation:

    "The gratitude of every home in our Island, in our Empire, and indeed throughout the world, except in the abodes of the guilty, goes out to the British airmen who, undaunted by odds, unwearied in their constant challenge and mortal danger, are turning the tide of world war by their prowess and by their devotion. Never in the field of human conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few. All hearts go out to the fighter pilots whose brilliant actions we see with our own eyes day after day, but we must never forget that all the time, night after night, month after month, our bomber squadrons travel far into Germany, find their targets, often under the heaviest fire, often with serious loss, with deliberate, careful discrimination, and inflict shattering blows upon the whole of the technical and war-making structure of the Nazi power. On no part of the Royal Air Force does the weight of the war fall more heavily than on the daylight bombers who will play an invaluable part in the case of invasion and whose unflinching zeal it has been necessary in the meantime on numerous occasions to restrain."
    Bob/PKB

    Thank you, West bus!

    " Everybody is born a democrat , only the gifted and talented overcome it"

    zorro

    And, catch and release
    Bob/PKB

    It is not a requirement to be a democrat or a liberal to believe in taking care of the environment, protecting a forest or a species of fish. Perhaps I need to start my own "political party".
    Bob/PKB

    Who is the complete opposite of Trump? Which of the Republicans is most opposite this accident looking for a place to happen? PLEASE don't tell me you think Clinton or Sanders has something better to offer the world.

    "Go ahead , make my day. "

    Image result for photo of bessie braddockThis is Bessy Braddock, the woman ROMOS and Nom are referring to in ROMOS's answer. 
    I couldn't get the photo to post in the "comment" section under ROMOS's answer.

    ROMOS

    Formidable woman of her day, Churchill wouldn't have won any beauty competitions either.
    Bob/PKB

    Fortunately, he didn't have to!
    When looking for a photo of Braddock, I saw at least one statue of her. She was definitely somebody of power and influence.
    digger

    Reminds me of Babe Ruth.
    Bob/PKB

    Her nose isn't red enough.


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