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Thoughts & Quotes….. 004: December 2012

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question marks and quotation marks scattered above two heads

 

Thoughts:
Don't do something permanently stupid, just because you are temporarily upset.

When the character of a person is not clear to you, look at their friends.

If something goes without saying, let it.

Spare a thought this Christmas, for those with:
- Hodophobia = fear of travelling
- Syngenesophobia = fear of relatives
- Meleagrisphobia = fear of turkey (probably just live ones)
- Lachanophobia = fear of vegetables.

 

Quotes:
“Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose.” – Tom Krause

“They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Carl W Buechner

“The definition of insanity is doing the same things and expecting a different outcome.” – Albert Einstein

"Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun." – George Scialabra

"If a cream cake falls into a mouth and noone is around to witness it. Does it make a pound… if not burned off with exercise?" – Cave Wall Media

 

Thoughts:
Before you criticise someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way, if they get angry, they are a mile away… and barefoot.

Immortal doesn't seem to be that hard…. Just wait until you can tell a tale of being scared half to death, on two occasions or more.

A candle loses nothing more, by lighting another candle.

A Good Friend – Acts like a guest at your house.
A Best Friend – Raids your refrigerator, makes themselves at home and grins after farting.

 

Quotes:
"If you bring that sentence in for a fitting, I can have it shortened by Wednesday." ~ M.A.S.H, Hawkeye, 'The Gun'

"Who's more of a fool: The fool, or the fool who follows the fool?! – Obi Wan Kanobi

“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.” – Sandra Carey

“Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.” – Shaquille ONeal

"Make certain that your goals are not measured in comparison with others." - Denis Waitley

 

 

 

And Finally:
For amusement, we have invented a diary, as written by Schrodinger's cat.
- Just for your info:
Schrodinger popped a cat into a box with a little bomb, that may, or may not explode and kill the cat. With both placed inside and the lid closed, Schrodinger had no way of knowing if the little bomb had gone off, so had no way of knowing if the cat is/was, at that moment, dead or alive….. so he worked a theory, that it could be BOTH dead and alive at the same time.
- Just for your info:
Schrodinger did this as a thought experiment (no cat was actually subjected, with bomb, to a box)…. but we have ignored that last bit and amused ourselves with the thought that it actually did occur… and the cat's point of view was recorded…. So here is:

Schrodinger's Cat's Diary

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If you find Schrodinger's actual thought experiment intriguing, then there is a Youtube video by MinutePhysics, which gives a great brief with drawn sketches to take you through the 'thought'….. good luck.
Schrodinger's Cat – Youtube video by MinutePhysics

Any Christmas cards for the cat… don't forget to alter the address to No. 19













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2 Responses to "Thoughts & Quotes….. 004: December 2012"

  1. Shona Shona says:

    Schrodinger’s cats diary is brilliant idea! hahahahahaha. Love the note to self at end. (v.rude = v.funny). I would move too!!!!!!!!!!

    Interesting thought though, about “measuring”. Without “measuring”, we cannot pass the info onto anyone else. Can we? I don’t think we can, so measuring MUST be done. Somehow, or you can “say” anything.

    He should have put a camera in the box?? or at least a window?? or wired the cat up for vital signs?? MEASURE like a scientist SHOULD o)

    MUST measure! – don’t you think?

  2. Charlie Charlie says:

    I love the Good Friend v Best Friend. Very true!

    The cat diary idea is great and funny humour idea :o . I’ve heard the two-states-at-once. It seems more wafty poetry, than proven physics, although I realise it is indeed just a thought experiment and I suppose it does provoke thought, beyond the comfort safe thinking

    and all with a bit of good fun.

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