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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Mon Apr 01, 2024 11:32 am

Quote of the Day - 1st April 2024:

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Otto, Prince of Bismarck, Count of Bismarck-Schönhausen, Duke of Lauenburg - Prussian & later German statesman and diplomat.
Bismarck's Realpolitik and powerful rule led to him being called the Iron Chancellor.
Born 1st April 1815 – Died 30th July 1898

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I approve of your statement, Otto but only in principle...
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Tue Apr 02, 2024 9:37 am

Quote of the Day - 2nd April 2024:

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William Claude Dukenfield better known as W. C. Fields - US actor, comedian, juggler, & writer.
Born January 29th 1880 – Died December 25th 1946.

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I guess it pays to keep important things to hand...
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Wed Apr 03, 2024 9:44 am

Quote of the Day - 3rd April 2024:

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André Paul Guillaume Gide - French author whose writings spanned a wide variety of styles & topics.
He was awarded the 1947 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Born 22nd November 1869 – Died 19th February 1951

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Actually, André, it was 100% the artist...
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Thu Apr 04, 2024 9:48 am

Quote of the Day - 4th April 2024:

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The photo is actually Louis's son Dick.
Louis Vermiel - US car collector/renovator.

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'Eloquence' is smooth, fluent & persuasive talking or writing, so Louis could be right !
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby John » Thu Apr 04, 2024 10:49 am

Colin B wrote:Quote of the Day - 4th April 2024:

Quote of the Day - 4th April 2024 - 001.jpgLouis Vermeil.JPG

The photo is actually Louis's son Dick.
Louis Vermiel - US car collector/renovator.

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'Eloquence' is smooth, fluent & persuasive talking or writing, so Louis could be right !

Yeah, like wot's he on abaht like? It don't mean nuffink like, right? If I turned round and told my mate Kev he should like nick sumfink or I'll do him, he'll do it like, and I don't need no big fancy words like elobleedingquence. Wot's in mean anyway.


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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Fri Apr 05, 2024 12:55 pm

Quote of the Day - 5th April 2024:

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George Orson Welles - US director, actor, writer, producer, & magician who is remembered for his innovative work in film, radio, & theatre.
He is considered to be among the greatest and most influential filmmakers of all time
Born May 6th 1915 – Died October 10th 1985

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Reminds me of the woman, attending her first Shakespeare play who said:

"Oh, he's just strung a lot of well-known sayings together & weaved them into a story !"
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Sat Apr 06, 2024 11:03 am

Quote of the Day - 6th April 2024:

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Sylvia Constance Ashton-Warner - New Zealand novelist, non-fiction writer, poet, pianist & world figure in the teaching of children.
As an educator she developed and applied concepts of organic, child-based learning to the teaching of reading and writing,
& vocabulary techniques, still used today.
Born 17th December 1908 – Died 28th April 1984.

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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby John » Sat Apr 06, 2024 11:07 am

Colin B wrote:Quote of the Day - 6th April 2024:

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Sylvia Constance Ashton-Warner - New Zealand novelist, non-fiction writer, poet, pianist & world figure in the teaching of children.
As an educator she developed and applied concepts of organic, child-based learning to the teaching of reading and writing,
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Born 17th December 1908 – Died 28th April 1984.

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That's true...

...but these days people make up their own truth too often, so who knows what the truth really is?


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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Sat Apr 06, 2024 11:16 am

John wrote:...but these days people make up their own truth too often, so who knows what the truth really is?


Well, we know where it isn't found !

No good looking for it in politicians, newspapers, social media, religion, or TV broadcasts...

... an Elvis forum might give better results...
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby John » Sat Apr 06, 2024 11:18 am

Colin B wrote:
John wrote:...but these days people make up their own truth too often, so who knows what the truth really is?


Well, we know where it isn't found !

No good looking for it in politicians, newspapers, social media, religion, or TV broadcasts...

... an Elvis forum might give better results...

Can you identify one where this happens?


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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Sat Apr 06, 2024 11:01 pm

Colin B wrote:
John wrote:...but these days people make up their own truth too often, so who knows what the truth really is?


Well, we know where it isn't found !

No good looking for it in politicians, newspapers, social media, religion, or TV broadcasts...

... an Elvis forum might give better results...
John wrote:Can you identify one where this happens?


You're looking at one right now.
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Mon Apr 08, 2024 11:26 am

Quote of the Day - 8th April 2024:

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Judith Martin - née Perlman better known by the pen name Miss Manners, US columnist, author, & etiquette authority.
Born September 13th 1938.

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Yes, Judith, I imagine it must be...
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Tue Apr 09, 2024 12:50 pm

Quote of the Day - 9th April 2024:


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Julia Vida Dutton Scudder - US educator, writer, & welfare activist in the social gospel movement.
Born 1861 – Died 1954

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Well, I've 'created' two children & therefore 6 grandchildren, but don't 'possess' much, does that count, Vida ?
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby John » Tue Apr 09, 2024 3:03 pm

Colin B wrote:Quote of the Day - 9th April 2024:


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Julia Vida Dutton Scudder - US educator, writer, & welfare activist in the social gospel movement.
Born 1861 – Died 1954

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Well, I've 'created' two children & therefore 6 grandchildren, but don't 'possess' much, does that count, Vida ?

I suggest it took two of you to create the children, not just you, and although the grandchildren exist because of you, you did not create them.


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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Tue Apr 09, 2024 5:03 pm

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Colin B wrote:Well, I've 'created' two children & therefore 6 grandchildren, but don't 'possess' much, does that count, Vida ?
John wrote:I suggest it took two of you to create the children, not just you, and although the grandchildren exist because of you, you did not create them.


Don't be so picky.

I put the word 'created' in raised quotes for a reason...
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