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By Jaqui ·
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright..... until you hear them speak.........

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Give way to the Zebras

by Cameron Taljard In reply to For the troubleshooters

Then surely you would say: "When you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras" Where it would be cleary more prudent to think too move out the way...


"Necessity" is the mother of all invention, and necessity is nessesary.

imho & jest.

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similar to Occam's Razor

by apotheon In reply to For the troubleshooters

Hanlon's Razor: Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.

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Never

by Jessie In reply to Penny for my thought

Never play leapfrog with a unicorn.

2+2=5 for sufficiently large values of 2.

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More pennies , I need the cash.

by Cameron Taljard In reply to Never

heard this again after some time:

"Plan the work and work the plan."

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.
- Hyman G. Rickover, 1900 - 1986

" I didn't say that I didn't say it. I said that I didn't say I said it. I want to make that very clear."
- George Romney, 1907 - 1995

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Yogi Berra-isms

by Daniel.Muzrall In reply to words of wisdom

Wherever you go, there you are...

There are a lot of great lines from Yogi.

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the tao of yogi

by cberding In reply to Yogi Berra-isms

I thought someone wrote that book once....there is the tao of pooh, too, I think.

Daniel:

I'm from STL, where Yogi is from. You can walk into any bar on the Hill and find real-live Yogi-like quotes any day of the week. ;->

I change my marquee on my desktop each month with a new Yogi-ism.

One of my favorites (for election season)
"Texas has a lot of electrical votes" and the classic Yogi,
"When you come to a fork in the road, take it."

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Favourite Words of Wisdom...

by Ashby In reply to words of wisdom

... and so true:

"Common Sense is an oxymoron"

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so are

by Jaqui In reply to Favourite Words of Wisdom ...

jumbo shrimp
good morning
progressive conservative [ defunct Canadian political Party ]

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My personal motto

by Mickster269 In reply to words of wisdom

"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be."

-Douglas Adams

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On stupid people

by GSG In reply to words of wisdom

You can't cure stupidity

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