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Thoughts & Quotes….. 003: November 2012

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It's not advisable to leap a twenty foot chasm in two ten foot jumps.

Like life…. It's something to do

A meeting is often an event where the minutes are kept and the hours are lost

If aliens saw us walking our dogs and picking up their poop. Who would they think was in charge?


In the begining there was nothing. Then God said "let there be light". And there was still nothing, but you could see it now – 'The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy'

Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet. – 'Bob Marley'

He who opens a school door, closes a prison. – 'Victor Hugo'

The work an unknown good man has done, is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green. – 'Thomas Carlyle'

When all is said and done. A lot more is said than done – 'Lou Holtz'


Newspaper Ad: FREE PUPPIES. Half Labrador. Half sneaky neighbours dog.

If a cream cake falls in your mouth and noone is around to see it. Does it contain any calories?

If the boss has to tell you for the fifth time that you are late…. you'll know it's Friday already

Never run away when you see a bear. Unless you know you can beat some of the other runners.


Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils – Louis Hector Berlioz

It's not the employer that pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It's the customer who pays the wages. – Henry Ford

The first person who decided to say a word instead of throwing a rock can be considered the starter of civilization – Sigmund Freud

Genius without education is like silver in the mine. – Benjamin Franklin

The only English words I saw when in Japan, were Sony and Mitsubishi – Bill Gullickson




And Finally:
Try doing this in your head only… no calculators or pen/paper:


Do you follow this sum to add up to 5000 ?
Take 1000 and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000. Now add 30. Add another 1000. Now add 20. Now add another 1000. Now add 10


(confirmation of answer is below)










The actual total is 4100

Try it on a calculator, if not convinced.

If you got it right first time…. you are a star. 

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2 Responses to "Thoughts & Quotes….. 003: November 2012"

  1. Shona says:

    My favourite quote:
    In the begining there was nothing. Then God said “let there be light”. And there was still nothing, but you could see it now – ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy’

    And Finally:
    I AM A STAR !!!!!!!!!!! (on the third attempt maybe)

  2. Dave Trent says:

    If a cream cake falls… Very good. Will use that one loads. Ta

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