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Old 11-13-2014, 07:55 AM   #1
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I saw this on another forum this morning and thought I would share. Not sure if the quote is properly attributed to Lao-Tzu.


The Great Lao-Tzu said:

"It is only when you see a mosquito landing on your testicles that you come to realize that there can be value in solving problems without using violence.
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Old 11-13-2014, 08:27 AM   #2
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Old 11-13-2014, 08:30 AM   #3
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Mr. TB. Wise words indeed BUT it's a totally different story when it's someone elses testicles.
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Old 11-13-2014, 08:44 AM   #4
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Wise words indeed BUT it's a totally different story when it's someone elses testicles.
Why are you fellas exposing your testicles???
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Zen saying: No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place.
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I'm stealing that one. Very good!
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"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius, and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."

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And my very favorite: "If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself."
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When looking at a mistake my dad would say "That's about as effed up as a football bat"

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Marion Barry as mayor of Washington, DC after being busted for drug possession in a motel room: "The bitch set me up!"
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M/V She:Kon: Favorite Quotes

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The spirit of envy can destroy; it can never build. -Margaret Thatcher‪
My favorite Thatcher quote goes something like this: 'The problem with socialism is eventually you run out of other peoples money to spend.'
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When looking at a mistake my dad would say "That's about as effed up as a football bat"

No idea where he picked it up and he ain't alive to ask.
Craig, it's an incongruity thing, and that's about the football equivalent of a farmers saying over here, that something is as useless as tits on a bull.
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