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Posted by don_socal socal (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 20, 14 at 1:00

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
Saint Augustine

Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
Eleanor Roosevelt

People think that you have to do something huge, like go to Africa and build a school, but you can make a small change in a day. If you change Wednesday, then you change Thursday. Pretty soon it's a week, then a month, then a year. It's bite-size, as opposed to feeling like you have to turn your life inside out to make changes.
Hoda Kotb

I'm looking for backing for an unauthorized auto-biography that I am writing. Hopefully, this will sell in such huge numbers that I will be able to sue myself for an extraordinary amount of money and finance the film version in which I will play everybody.
David Bowie

Music is like a huge release of tension.
James Taylor

One in 200 stars has habitable Earth-like planets surrounding it - in the galaxy, half a billion stars have Earth-like planets going around them - that's huge, half a billion. So when we look at the night sky, it makes sense that someone is looking back at us.
Michio Kaku

It has actually been suggested that warfare may have been the principle evolutionary pressure that created the huge gap between the human brain and that of our closest living relatives, the anthropoid apes. Whole groups of hominids with inferior brains could not win wars and were therefore exterminated.
Jane Goodall


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RE: Quotes 7 - 20 - 14

Two quotes jump out this morning. The one by Eleanore Roosevelt and the Jane Goodall one. How many advances in technology and medicine are the direct result of military requirements.


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RE: Quotes 7 - 20 - 14

Michio Kaku's theory is intriguing


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RE: Quotes 7 - 20 - 14

Got a kick out of the David Bowie quote.
Wonder what it would be like to live with his kind of brain.

Eleanor Roosevelt is right on.
Thanks Don.


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