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    Come on you reds! scarpi41's Avatar
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    Whats your favorite poem quote?

    Whats you favorite poem quote?
    This is mine

    Robert Frost
    The Road Not Taken

    "I shall be telling this with a sigh
    Somewhere ages and ages hence:
    Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
    I took the one less traveled by,
    And that has made all the difference."
    Everything I know, everything I have, I owe to my family. I play with music in my head. As long as there's a ball I'm happy.

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    "Quoth the raven, 'nevermore'"
    "The internet is a place where absolutely nothing happens. You need to take advantage of that." ~ Strong Bad

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    I never saw a purple cow,
    I never hope to see one,
    but I can tell you anyhow,
    I'd rather see than be one.

    -- Gelett Burgess

    Words to live by.

    Dave
    "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.
    Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)

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    We real cool. We
    Left school. We

    Lurk late. We
    Strike straight. We

    Sing sin. We
    Thin gin. We

    Jazz June. We
    Die soon.

    We Real Cool
    by Gwendolyn Brooks



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    And miles to go before I sleep,
    And miles to go before I sleep

    and

    I'd like to go by climbing a birch tree
    And climb black branches up a snow-white trunk
    Toward heaven, till the tree could bear no more,
    But dipped its top and set me down again.
    That would be good both going and coming back.
    One could do worse than be a swinger of birches

    Robert Frost

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    My favorite quote would be " if at first you don't succeed, then chances are skydiving is not the sport for you"

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    That darn Yankee TexasGuy's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by scarpi41
    Whats you favorite poem quote?
    This is mine

    Robert Frost
    The Road Not Taken

    "I shall be telling this with a sigh
    Somewhere ages and ages hence:
    Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
    I took the one less traveled by,
    And that has made all the difference."
    Stole my favorite line

    Quote Originally Posted by iamlucky13
    "Quoth the raven, 'nevermore'"
    That's a pretty good one
    Quote Originally Posted by blonduathlongrl
    My favorite quote would be " if at first you don't succeed, then chances are skydiving is not the sport for you"
    POETRY
    Life is about hanging onto what you think is important and finding out what really is important.
    "Stop Ruining my joke!", "No, a joke implies humor attached at no additional cost"
    So many sayings, so little sig space.

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    If Noah had been truly wise,
    He would have swatted those two flies.

    Anon.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    That darn Yankee TexasGuy's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro
    If Noah had been truly wise,
    He would have swatted those two flies.

    Anon.
    Haha. Took me a second to get it, but I finally got it
    Life is about hanging onto what you think is important and finding out what really is important.
    "Stop Ruining my joke!", "No, a joke implies humor attached at no additional cost"
    So many sayings, so little sig space.

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    the last stanza of John Masefield's Sea-Fever:

    "I must down to the seas again, to the vagrant gypsy life,
    To the gull's way and the whale's way where the wind's like a whetted knife;
    And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow-rover
    And quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick's over."

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    Quote Originally Posted by cwodave
    I never saw a purple cow,
    I never hope to see one,
    but I can tell you anyhow,
    I'd rather see than be one.

    -- Gelett Burgess

    Words to live by.

    Dave
    You do know her sequel poem, right? The story goes that she was an aspiring poet and not getting much noteriaty when she penned that poem. Because it was so cute, she became "well known" overnight. However, for obvious reasons, that was NOT the poem she wanted to be known for. After a few years, she penned a sequel poem.

    Ah, yes, I wrote the Purple Cow
    And now I'm sad I wrote it
    But I can tell you anyhow
    I'll kill you if you quote it
    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    On my TARDIScycle! KingTermite's Avatar
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    For....the first one that comes to mind would be the last stanza of Tennyson's Charge of the Light Brigade.

    When can their glory fade?
    O the wild charge they made!
    All the world wondered.
    Honor the charge they made,
    Honor the Light Brigade,
    Noble six hundred.
    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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