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Re: Favorite Quote?

Post by QuantumT » Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:58 pm

I know that I know nothing.

- Socrates

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Post by henry quirk » Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:21 pm

declared by Ash Williams, just before he shot his doppelganger in the face

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Re: Favorite Quote?

Post by QuantumT » Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:49 pm

:D henry, now that you're annoying again again again, you made me think of a song about the next most annoying creature I know: The fly!

(Translated from Danish:)

I'm the fly and I have wings attached
That's why I don't bother using my legs
I was not made for something great
That's why you will find me on a turd.

- Shu-Bi-Dua

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWexKjXxwcU

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凸(-_-)凸

Post by henry quirk » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:02 pm

declared by 'me', to 'you'

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Re: Favorite Quote?

Post by QuantumT » Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:56 am

There is an extended version.

(Translated from Danish:)

I can't dude, how can I sound like a fly? How the hell can I sound like a fly?
I am bzzzz... I have... Hahahaha...
I'm the fly and I have wings attached
That's why I don't bother using my legs
I was not made for something great
That's why you will find me on a turd.
On a turd... Bzzz.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r41IhLudGw8

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This is an enlarged version

Post by henry quirk » Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:26 am

凸(-_-)凸

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Re: Favorite Quote?

Post by -1- » Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:14 am

QuantumT wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:58 pm
I know that I know nothing.

- Socrates
That is actually a paradoxical statement. If know nothing, then I don't know that I don't know everything. Therefore I must know at least something.

A true statement would be "I know that I don't know everything". However, this could not be verified.

Or else "I don't know what is unknown to me." Tautology.

Or else "Not everything is an unknown." Empirical tautology.

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Re: Favorite Quote?

Post by -1- » Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:21 am

"In order to hate someone else, first you must learn how to hate yourself."

"If "Jewry" is a bunch of Jews, then what's a "country"?" (Needs to be pronounced for proper appreciation.)

"If you want piss in your soup, first piss off the waiting staff."

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Re: Favorite Quote?

Post by bahman » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:24 pm

We are minds covered by stuff.

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Re: Favorite Quote?

Post by attofishpi » Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:00 pm

Reality is a convoluted apparition of the Truth.

(by me, and from years of experience)

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Re: Favorite Quote?

Post by Philosophy Explorer » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:24 pm

Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god. - Jean Rostand, biologist and philosopher (1894-1977).

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Re: Favorite Quote?

Post by Philosophy Explorer » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:48 pm

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.
– Philip K. Dick

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Re: Favorite Quote?

Post by Walker » Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:46 am

What licks can bite.

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Re: Favorite Quote?

Post by -1- » Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:50 am

Philosophy Explorer wrote:
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:53 pm
Genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration - Thomas Edison

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This was true for Edison, but not for people like da Vinci, Tesla, Emerson, Teller, Moses and Manson.

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Re: Favorite Quote?

Post by -1- » Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:50 am

Philosophy Explorer wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:48 pm
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.
– Philip K. Dick

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This is actually very good. I like this.

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