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Discussion in 'North' started by edgejedi88, Dec 4, 2005.

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  1. jedi_master_booth

    jedi_master_booth Jedi Youngling star 3

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    My life is a fish bowl always going round and round getting know where fast
     
  2. ForceGhostOfCozmic

    ForceGhostOfCozmic Jedi Knight star 5

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    ?Fear not for the future, weep not for the past? - Percy Bysshe Shelley



     
  3. edgejedi88

    edgejedi88 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    After a little 'incident' in Quigggins today in Liverpool - it set me thinking very deep and philosophical about life...

    What's the rush?

    Life has its own certain rhythm and pace. When you attempt to outrun it, you miss it.
    Making life faster does nothing to make it better. Today is plenty and right now is always enough.

    Tomorrow will come in good time, and there's nothing to be gained by rushing to get to it ahead of time. Instead, live fully the depth and richness of this day, of this moment.

    Take each opportunity as it comes to enjoy and fulfill the beauty of what is. There is something wondrous and valuable in every direction you look.

    It makes no sense to put all your energy into jumping ahead of yourself. For life's treasures are all here in this moment right now.

    Choose to live your life at the pace that it comes to you. And its many treasures will surely be yours.

    And after all that - if you attempt to rush through life as fast as the Tango Tanned Scouser Girl did - dont forget - that Tango Tan will blow off into the wind, and ye shall be pale once more....just as pale as a very pale person who is quite pale because she has no Tango Tan on....anymore....

    [image=http://yohlg.free.fr/tangoyorkshire/pics/tangoed.jpg]


     
  4. Eddie

    Eddie Jedi Master star 3

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    You are what you do.
     
  5. Welshguy

    Welshguy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Wear Sunsceen.

    Heard that song on the radio this morning, first time in years. Still makes the hairs on my neck stand up.
     
  6. timbolton

    timbolton Jedi Master star 5

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    When the world swings at you ... duck, then swing for crown jewels! Always best to let the world know you are still alive :D :p
     
  7. jedidonkey

    jedidonkey Jedi Youngling star 1

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    my thought of the day is do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail
     
  8. timbolton

    timbolton Jedi Master star 5

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    ^ Like that one :) :cool:

    Mine for today ...

    Bad luck travels in gangs, but keep on going because you never know where one bit of good luck will make you smile.
     
  9. jedidonkey

    jedidonkey Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Mine is "it is never too late to be what you might have been"
     
  10. timbolton

    timbolton Jedi Master star 5

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    Friday morning, last day of work :(

    Let bygones be bygones, let the world move on.
     
  11. timbolton

    timbolton Jedi Master star 5

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    Pigeon target ain't joining :p Sorry Jase, it's just going to be an ongoing joke now [:D] Duck! No ... Pigeon! Ah forget it lol :p

    Today's Tim wisebit ...


    [blockquote]If the world seems to be a real stinker, use Mountain Breeze ;)[/blockquote]
     
  12. edgejedi88

    edgejedi88 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    A Thaum is the basic unit of magical strength. It has been universally established as the amount of magic needed to create one small white pigeon or three normal-sized billiard balls.

    Terry Pratchett
     
  13. Lord_Ogli

    Lord_Ogli Jedi Master star 4

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    His name was Fleming, and he was a poor Scottish farmer. One day,
    while
    trying to make a living for his family, he heard a cry for help
    coming from
    a nearby bog. He dropped his tools

    and ran to the bog. There, mired to his waist in black muck, was a
    terrified
    boy, screaming and struggling to free himself. Farmer Fleming saved
    the lad
    from what could have been a slow and terrifying death.

    The next day, a fancy carriage pulled up to the Scotsman's sparse
    surroundings. An elegantly dressed nobleman stepped out and
    introduced
    himself as the father of the boy Farmer Fleming had saved.

    "I want to repay you," said the nobleman. "You saved my son's life."

    "No, I can't accept payment for what I did," the Scottish farmer
    replied
    waving off the offer. At that moment, the farmer's own son came to
    the door
    of the family hovel. "Is that your son?" the nobleman asked.

    "Yes," the farmer replied proudly.

    "I'll make you a deal. Let me provide him with the level of education my own
    son will enjoy. If the lad is anything like his father, he'll no
    doubt grow
    to be a man we both will be proud of." And that he did. Farmer
    Fleming's son
    attended the very best schools and in time, graduated from St.
    Mary's
    Hospital Medical School in London, and went on to become known
    throughout
    the world as the noted Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of
    Penicillin.

    Years afterward, the same nobleman's son who was saved from the bog
    was
    stricken with pneumonia.

    What saved his life this time? Penicillin.

    The name of the nobleman? Lord Randolph Churchill. His son's name?

    Sir Winston Churchill.

    Someone once said: What goes around comes around.

    Work like you don't need the money.

    Love like you've never been hurt.

    Dance like nobody's watching.

    Sing like nobody's listening.

    Live like it's Heaven on Earth.
     
  14. timbolton

    timbolton Jedi Master star 5

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    ... and dress like you are in the Rocky Horror show ;) :p

    But I like that other stuff ^
     
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