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PostSubject: Wisdom and Wit Quotes   Mon Apr 30, 2012 1:18 pm

Saw this today, thought it was great & had to share...

There is so much good in the worst of us,
And so much bad in the best of us,
That it hardly becomes any of us
To talk about the rest of us.

~Edward Wallis Hoch


Please feel free to share your favorite quotes. Kitty
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PostSubject: Re: Wisdom and Wit Quotes   Mon Apr 30, 2012 1:25 pm

“The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.” Joseph Conrad

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PostSubject: Re: Wisdom and Wit Quotes   Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:04 pm

"When we as individuals come together to form a society, then we, as individuals, must be prepared to sacrifice for the betterment of that society"

William Blackstone
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PostSubject: Re: Wisdom and Wit Quotes   Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:42 pm

Okay, so I am studying for my World Lit final...this is circa 1555...one of the greatest poets in Renaissance France...

"I cannot do otherwise than beg excellent Ladies to raise their minds a little above their distaffs and spindles." ~ Louise Labé

See the rest of her letter here -> http://www.coulmont.com/labe/epitre-en.html She was condemned as scandalous by John Calvin. Love her. Smile
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