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Author Topic: My New Philosophy  (Read 5664 times)

Stephen66515

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My New Philosophy
« on: June 12, 2013, 02:58:13 PM »
"Life has a way of finding you
but only if you are willing to stand tall and be found."

- Me (2013)

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2013, 03:28:51 PM »
Live by the foma that make you brave and kind and healthy and happy.

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2013, 03:42:38 PM »
The only part of any plan that you can truly count on is that nothing will go according to plan ... Be flexible.

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2013, 08:14:58 PM »
Live by the foma that make you brave and kind and healthy and happy.

  Your going to have to explain the word "foma" to me.  I tried looking it up but couldn't find it in Websters dictionary...   :tellme:

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2013, 08:16:36 PM »

  If it isn't broke, don't try to fix it.
Me, somewhere around 1984

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2013, 09:07:57 PM »
The only part of any plan that you can truly count on is that nothing will go according to plan ... Be flexible.

I've always preferred: Adapt or die.

Stephen66515

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2013, 09:08:05 PM »
Live by the foma that make you brave and kind and healthy and happy.

  Your going to have to explain the word "foma" to me.  I tried looking it up but couldn't find it in Websters dictionary...   :tellme:

"Harmless untruths, intended to comfort simple souls. " IE:     Beneficial lies.

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2013, 06:54:15 AM »
Keeping in the Bokonian theme Stephen has introduced I'd add:

Know a granfalloon for a granfalloon when you find yourself in one. - me ;)


"Never sign on to anyone's trip but your own." - Hagbard Celine

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2013, 06:54:57 AM »
The only part of any plan that you can truly count on is that nothing will go according to plan ... Be flexible.

I've always preferred: Adapt or die.

Me too ... But it tends to make clients uneasy when you say shit like that onsite. ;) :D

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2013, 06:57:03 AM »
The only part of any plan that you can truly count on is that nothing will go according to plan ... Be flexible.

I've always preferred: Adapt or die.

Me too ... But it tends to make clients uneasy when you say shit like that onsite. ;) :D

Agree. In my neck of the woods it might even be considered "contributing to a 'hostile workplace'" and get you fired. :-\

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2013, 07:28:32 AM »
"This too shall pass."
I spent 25 years training to be an eccentric then I woke up one morning and realised that I'd cracked it.
I've not had to try since.

I wonder what happens if I click on thi

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #11 on: June 13, 2013, 11:22:31 AM »
"This too shall pass."

...taking us all with it.  ;D

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #12 on: June 13, 2013, 12:38:04 PM »
I always like this one:

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
 John Lennon

Seems often I "surf" life like surfing the web.  I start out with a specific destination or purpose.  When I find I can't go there or do that, I choose something from what's possible at the time.   ;D

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #13 on: June 13, 2013, 06:54:09 PM »
  Your going to have to explain the word "foma" to me.  I tried looking it up but couldn't find it in Websters dictionary...   :tellme:

"Harmless untruths, intended to comfort simple souls. " IE:     Beneficial lies.

  Oh, you mean "Little White Lies".   :P

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2013, 06:55:45 PM »
"This too shall pass."

  My mom's favorite quote!   8)

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #15 on: June 13, 2013, 11:08:03 PM »
The only part of any plan that you can truly count on is that nothing will go according to plan ... Be flexible.

I've always preferred: Adapt or die.

Me too ... But it tends to make clients uneasy when you say shit like that onsite. ;) :D

Agree. In my neck of the woods it might even be considered "contributing to a 'hostile workplace'" and get you fired. :-\

How strange, I would have classed it as "incentive based employment".  :D

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #16 on: June 14, 2013, 06:22:29 AM »
  Your going to have to explain the word "foma" to me.  I tried looking it up but couldn't find it in Websters dictionary...   :tellme:

"Harmless untruths, intended to comfort simple souls. " IE:     Beneficial lies.

  Oh, you mean "Little White Lies".   :P

From what I can gather.  Rather cautious about the description though seeing as I found it on Urban Dictionary lol

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #17 on: June 14, 2013, 07:27:29 AM »
 Your going to have to explain the word "foma" to me.  I tried looking it up but couldn't find it in Websters dictionary...   :tellme:

"Harmless untruths, intended to comfort simple souls. " IE:     Beneficial lies.

  Oh, you mean "Little White Lies".   :P

From what I can gather.  Rather cautious about the description though seeing as I found it on Urban Dictionary lol

This would be a better starting point. See also. As it was meant to happen, I converted to Bokononism a while back. ;)
« Last Edit: June 14, 2013, 07:35:24 AM by allen »

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #18 on: June 14, 2013, 11:51:26 AM »
"Never speak ill of another man until you've walked at least mile in his shoes. That way you'll be at least mile away - and he won't be wearing shoes." Ibid of Anon.

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #19 on: June 14, 2013, 07:35:31 PM »
I converted to Bokononism a while back.

(phew) had to read that twice... first time through my brain told me "Boskone-ism"... too much Lensman in my formative years maybe...
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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #20 on: June 14, 2013, 11:38:56 PM »
I converted to Bokononism a while back.

(phew) had to read that twice... first time through my brain told me "Boskone-ism"... too much Lensman in my formative years maybe...

I had the same reaction  ;D

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #21 on: June 18, 2013, 09:24:51 PM »
“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”

― Søren Kierkegaard
We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
--- Richard Feynman (1918-1988)

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #22 on: June 19, 2013, 02:45:36 PM »

   If at first you don't succeed, your probably doing it wrong.....

Stephen66515

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Re: My New Philosophy
« Reply #23 on: June 19, 2013, 02:50:00 PM »
   If at first you don't succeed, your probably doing it wrong.....

If at first you don't succeed, make sure you have somebody you can pin it on.  :P