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Postby Krisi » Mon Jul 23, 2007 2:27 am

:D This is also one among my favourite.

"Always make room for beauty in your life; in your home, in your work, your leisure, your relationship, your prayer. No beauty no life. Beauty is essential for survival and growth."

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Postby milococosiro » Mon Jul 23, 2007 5:03 am

sweets wrote:my faviourt qoute "TO BE OR NOT TO BE" it gives me the power to try make my life better :)


Is it quoted from "HAMLET"?

my favourite quotation is "Think all of what you say but don't say all of what you think."

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Postby sweets » Mon Jul 23, 2007 4:48 pm

yes :D ihave quated it form HAMELT i like this play :lol:

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Postby Krisi » Mon Jul 23, 2007 10:37 pm

This is an excerpt from a book I have read,
"Carry on, no matter what happens. Hide your private sorrows under a smile and carry on." difficult though. Still shows.
In fairness, this is nice really. I like this.

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Postby Melek » Fri Jul 27, 2007 9:02 am

10 things GOD won't ask on doomsday:


1...GOD won't ask what kind of car u drove,HE'll ask how many people u drove who didn't have transportation.

2...GOD won't ask the square footage of ur house,HE'll ask how many people u welcomed into ur house.


3...GOD won't ask about the clothes u had in ur closet,HE'll ask how many u helped to clothe.

4...GOD won't ask what ur highest salary was,HE'll ask if u compromised ur character to obtain it.

5...GOD won't ask what ur job title was,HE'll ask if u perfomed ur job to the best of ur ability.

6...GOD won't ask how many friends u had,HE'll ask how many people to whom u were a friend.

7...GOD won't ask in what neighbourhood u lived,HE'll ask how u treated ur neighbours.

8...GOD won't ask about the color of ur skin,HE'll ask about the content of ur character.

9...GOD won't ask why it took u so long to seek Salvation,HE'll lovingly take u to ur mansion in the Heaven,and not to the gates of Hell.

10...GOD won't ask how many people u forwarded this to,HE already knows ur decision.


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Postby Krisi » Sat Jul 28, 2007 12:01 am


Here's another among my favourites;

"Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood."
-HELEN KELLER-

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Postby Bazooka » Tue Jul 31, 2007 9:52 am

" ... It is not important who I am, what I do will define me ... " I am really fond of this quotation.

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Postby (((Edu))) » Wed Aug 08, 2007 4:54 pm

We don't need more strength or more ability or greater oportunity. What we need is to use what we have. (Basil S. Walsh)

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Postby Tora » Wed Aug 08, 2007 4:56 pm

GOD, Melek, you hurt my eyes 8)

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Postby Bambang » Sat Aug 11, 2007 9:04 am

"Life is a drama. Take and play your own role."

= Old Uncle Bambang =

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Postby illusion » Sat Aug 18, 2007 1:43 pm

"What a piece of work is man! How noble in reason! how infinite in faculties! in form and moving, how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension, how like a god! the beauty of the world! the paragon of animals! And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust? Man delights not me; no, nor woman neither, though by your smiling you seem to say so."


"Hamlet" by William Shakespeare

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Postby Dixie » Sat Aug 18, 2007 2:12 pm

illusion wrote:"What a piece of work is man! How noble in reason! how infinite in faculties! in form and moving, how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension, how like a god! the beauty of the world! the paragon of animals! And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust? Man delights not me; no, nor woman neither, though by your smiling you seem to say so."


"Hamlet" by William Shakespeare


I love a quotation from Hamlet. I will look for it.

EDIT: Can't find it! Anyway it's the one that starts with Gertrude saying something like: "Hamlet, you have thy father much offended"...

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Postby Bambang » Sat Aug 18, 2007 2:38 pm

Dixie wrote:
illusion wrote:"What a piece of work is man! How noble in reason! how infinite in faculties! in form and moving, how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension, how like a god! the beauty of the world! the paragon of animals! And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust? Man delights not me; no, nor woman neither, though by your smiling you seem to say so."


"Hamlet" by William Shakespeare


I love a quotation from Hamlet. I will look for it.



Once upon a time, there was a nice curious uncle. He wanted to know about Hamlet. Then he bought a DVD entitled "Hamlet". It contained 3 compact discs. Then he watched the movie. He almost cried in the middle of the movie. Not because of the story but .... he needed more than 4 hours to watch it through. Finally he just watched the first 20 minutes, then 20 minutes in the middle, and 10 minutes at the end.

After that he put the DVD under his cupboard in the hope that he would never find it.

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Postby Dixie » Sat Aug 18, 2007 2:41 pm

bambang wrote:Once upon a time, there was a nice curious uncle. He wanted to know about Hamlet. Then he bought a DVD entitled "Hamlet". It contained 3 compact discs. Then he watched the movie. He almost cried in the middle of the movie. Not because of the story but .... he needed more than 4 hours to watch it through. Finally he just watched the first 20 minutes, then 20 minutes in the middle, and 10 minutes at the end.

After that he put the DVD under his cupboard in the hope that he would never find it.


OH my dog! Please read the book.

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Postby Dixie » Sat Aug 18, 2007 2:43 pm

Found it!

Act 3, Scene 4

HAMLET

Now, mother, what's the matter?

QUEEN GERTRUDE

Hamlet, thou hast thy father much offended.

HAMLET

Mother, you have my father much offended.

QUEEN GERTRUDE

Come, come, you answer with an idle tongue.

HAMLET

Go, go, you question with a wicked tongue.


I just loved this part. Note that when Gertrude says "thy father" she means Claudius, and when Hamlet says "my father" he means his real father.

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Postby Bambang » Sat Aug 18, 2007 2:49 pm

Dixie wrote:
bambang wrote:Once upon a time, there was a nice curious uncle. He wanted to know about Hamlet. Then he bought a DVD entitled "Hamlet". It contained 3 compact discs. Then he watched the movie. He almost cried in the middle of the movie. Not because of the story but .... he needed more than 4 hours to watch it through. Finally he just watched the first 20 minutes, then 20 minutes in the middle, and 10 minutes at the end.

After that he put the DVD under his cupboard in the hope that he would never find it.


OH my dog! Please read the book.



I don't even like dogs.

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Postby Dixie » Sat Aug 18, 2007 2:52 pm

bambang wrote:
I don't even like dogs.


How about books? ;)

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Postby Bambang » Sun Aug 19, 2007 4:31 am

Dixie wrote:
bambang wrote:
I don't even like dogs.


How about books? ;)



C'mon Dixie. I don't like books on dogs.

It's not Shakespeare's era any more.

It's Steven Spielberg's and Steven Hawking's.

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Postby illusion » Sun Aug 19, 2007 8:28 pm

Dixie wrote:Found it!

Act 3, Scene 4

HAMLET

Now, mother, what's the matter?

QUEEN GERTRUDE

Hamlet, thou hast thy father much offended.

HAMLET

Mother, you have my father much offended.

QUEEN GERTRUDE

Come, come, you answer with an idle tongue.

HAMLET

Go, go, you question with a wicked tongue.


I just loved this part. Note that when Gertrude says "thy father" she means Claudius, and when Hamlet says "my father" he means his real father.

source





yeah, I know what you mean. I've read Hamlet more than 10 times. I nearly know it by heart in English. It's the best tragedy that Shakespeare has ever created...I am so in love with Hamlet, his intelligence and wicked sense of humour. He was a very sensitive character and I couldn't stop crying when I read the scene of his death... "the rest is silence"

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Postby illusion » Sun Aug 19, 2007 8:35 pm

bambang wrote:
Dixie wrote:
bambang wrote:
I don't even like dogs.


How about books? ;)



C'mon Dixie. I don't like books on dogs.

It's not Shakespeare's era any more.

It's Steven Spielberg's and Steven Hawking's.



For Shame! Shakespeare's era was, is and will be forever because the truths contained in his works are immortal and despite the huge amount of time that has passed since he wrote, the things he wrote about and emotions he exposed are simply timeless!

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about ...Sheakspeare.

Postby LadyMacbeth » Sun Aug 19, 2007 9:00 pm

Hello :)

For Shame! Shakespeare's era was, is and will be forever because the truths contained in his works are immortal and despite the huge amount of time that has passed since he wrote, the things he wrote about and emotions he exposed are simply timeless!


I would like to suggest one thing. My nickname is what it is but I would never ever tried to ...overestimate meaining of Sheakspeare in the world of biggest world's literature.

During his lifetime he was a successful author/actor in times where theatre was extremely popular. Many reasons of it.
Then he was forgotten for long, long times as far as I know.
Finally his compatriots found him to have someone who could beat all what ancient Rome has left till today.
Doth Brits have always been sure they happened to be the best people in the world.

Well... did they really beat all ancient big poets with one Sheakspeare? :roll:

But... but... they did the best business on his plays. That is rather no doubt to me. Rome's poets performances must have been not half as expensive as Sheakspeare's have always been! :(

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