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"I wish a motherfucker would!"

goliath, seeing david pick up a couple of rocks.

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Looking , At least you speak with some knowledge too, many around here it seems graduated with honors with a YouTube Degree .

In any event no matter who said or how many said I LOVE that line !

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I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. ? Abraham Lincoln

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Big Storm- Perhaps this can clear up a few things for you regarding the quote you claimed was misquoted-

*Who said, "Better to keep your mouth closed and be thought a fool than to open it and remove all doubt"? This was a tougher nut to crack than we originally thought. Not only could we not find a definite answer to your question, we couldn't even confirm the exact wording of the quote. Searches on "better to keep your mouth closed" and "better to remain silent" (using the quotation marks in both cases) turned up numerous web pages, all offering different versions of the phrase. Some sources quoted the saying as "It's far better...", some substituted the words "stupid," "ignorant," or "simpleton" for the word "fool," and still others twisted the saying into an almost unrecognizable form.

A page titled Mark Twain and the Mutating Quote attributed at least four variations of the same phrase to the eminently quotable Twain, explaining that it was a case of "split personality" that accounted for the variations, rather than a rash of misquotes.

Other pages suggested a number of other authors for the saying, including: Abraham Lincoln, George Eliot, Groucho Marx, Albert Einstein, and a mysterious figure named Silvan Engel.

In an attempt to solve this proverbial puzzle, we paid a visit to Bartleby (DOT)com, home to the online version of Familiar Quotations. Unfortunately, after searching on a number of possible keywords and potential authors, we couldn't find a single reference to this quote.

All the confusion and disagreement surrounding both the author and the wording of this saying led us to suspect that it may be a simple maxim, not attributable to any single person -- which is not to question its wisdom. *

No apologies needed, and Now you have the whole story .

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'Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.'

~Phil Jackson

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Douchecanoe is one of my favs, too!

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Thanks AprilTom,

We were beginning to think there were a lot of not so happy people here. Forgot about the virtual dictionary of innovation. :)

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Absofuckinlutely

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"the rest of this horseshit is mostly crap"...

i like to leave a little room for that random and typically completely unexpected (butt) nugget of wisdom. :)

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Defecational redundancy ??? is there such a thing..

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