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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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A bad forgery's the ultimate insult.
~ Jonathan Gash - [Fraud]

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A garden must be looked into, and dressed as the body.
~ George Herbert - [Gardening and Gardens]

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After centuries of conditioning of the female into the condition of perpetual girlishness called femininity, we cannot remember what femaleness is. Though feminists have been arguing for years that there is a self-defining female energy, and a female libido that is not expressed merely in response to demands by the male, and a female way of being and of experiencing the world, we are still not close to understanding what it might be. Yet every mother who has held a girl child in her arms has known that she was different from a boy child and that she would approach the reality around her in a different way. She is a female and she will die female, and though many centuries should pass, archaeologists would identify her skeleton as the remains of a female creature.
~ Germaine Greer - [Gender]

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God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasure.
~ Francis Bacon - [Gardening and Gardens]

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I recently learned something quite interesting about video games. Many young people have developed incredible hand, eye, and brain coordination in playing these games. The air force believes these kids will be our outstanding pilots should they fly our jets.
~ Ronald Reagan - [Games]

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In sex we have the source of man's true connection with the cosmos and of his servile dependence. The categories of sex, male and female, are cosmic categories, not merely anthropological categories.
~ Nicolai A. Berdyaev - [Gender]

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In the theory of gender I began from zero. There is no masculine power or privilege I did not covet. But slowly, step by step, decade by decade, I was forced to acknowledge that even a woman of abnormal will cannot escape her hormonal identity.
~ Camille Paglia - [Gender]

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Intelligence and war are games, perhaps the only meaningful games left. If any player becomes too proficient, the game is threatened with termination.
~ William S. Burroughs - [Games]

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It is a fraud to borrow what we are unable to pay.
~ Publilius Syrus - [Fraud]

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It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson - [Gardening and Gardens]

 

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