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'only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go'

-t.s. eliot

quite possibly my favorite quote of all time.

my next fave:
'waste not, want not'

care to share yours?


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Jan. 1st, 2008 12:13 am (UTC)
'Sometimes you have to jump and build your wings on the way down'
Jan. 1st, 2008 12:48 am (UTC)
ah!!! that's great....who said it????
Jan. 1st, 2008 01:08 am (UTC)
I have a horrible feeling I'm paraphrasing crappy author Danielle Steele :(
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Jan. 1st, 2008 09:14 pm (UTC)
good one....sounds like a new disney slogan. :)
Jan. 1st, 2008 08:06 pm (UTC)
"Where ever you are... there you are."

Many folks, including my uncle Hinka. Meaning... a change of scenery isn't going to solve one's problems.

"Never use a bigger hammer than you need to do the job."

I heard it from an old African game warden. It grows on me and can be used in many situations in life.
Jan. 1st, 2008 09:29 pm (UTC)
i like both of these....never heard 'em before.

the first makes me think of living in the moment, as well as where you happen to be. the 2nd is quite good, too. it's bendable, you're right. i'm thinking of all sorts of applications.....'pick your battles,' 'measure twice, cut once' (or in my case: thrice!) but, then it also makes me realize how complications, extremes and excess can have the same effect on the human brain/body.

thanks ot!
Jan. 1st, 2008 11:03 pm (UTC)
Art is not to express one's personality, but to overcome it.

t s eliot
Jan. 1st, 2008 11:38 pm (UTC)
yaze for the eliot.
if he were alive i'd be all over him, like white on rice.

......hrm. don't quote me on that.
Jan. 3rd, 2008 04:30 am (UTC)
i've got a million... can i post them here?
It's never too late to be who you might have been.
George Eliot

Jan. 3rd, 2008 05:53 pm (UTC)
Re: i've got a million... can i post them here?
wonderful quote eva!
and post away....i can't get enough of this stuff.
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