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karl
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I just found those:

I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
George Bernard Shaw

I'm an atheist and I thank God for it.
George Bernard Shaw

No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.
George Bernard Shaw

Maybe, you have more citations from interesting people

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als Antwort auf karl vom 11.05.2017, 16:12:29
Some Paraprosdokians:

"You can always count on Americans to do the right thing – after they've tried everything else." (Soll von Churchill stammen)

“A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in a way that will make you look forward to the trip.”

“War does not determine who is right - only who is left.” (Bertrand Russell)

“One thing that humbles me deeply is to see that human genius has its limits while human stupidity does not.” (Alexandre Dumas)

“To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research.”

“Hospitality is making your guests feel like they're at home, even if you wish they were.”

“I would agree with you, if that wouldn’t make us both wrong.”

“The difference between fiction and reality is that we expect fiction to make sense.”

“Always swim or dive with a friend. It reduces your chance of shark attack by 50%.”

“A bank is a place that will lend you money, if you can prove that you don’t need it.”

“Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.”

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Tina

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"Even if our efforts of attention seem für years to be producing no result, one day a light that is in exact proportion to them will flood the soul."

Simone Weil (1909 - 1943) was a French philosopher, mystic and political activist.
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I also like George Bernard Shaw (GBS) a lot -- quotes like

The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

or

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
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“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that is has taken place.” GBS

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als Antwort auf Shenaya vom 05.07.2017, 12:14:58
how true Shenaya..it fits perfectly

mine is not bad either

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Henry Ford
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The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don´t wait for good things to happen to  you.  If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.

Barack Obama

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als Antwort auf Maxi41 vom 18.08.2017, 13:39:23

Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart. - Steve Jobs

as if he knew ?


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