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Some quotes from ‘Eikon Basilike’

Chapter 1 – Upon His Majesties calling this last Parliament This last Parliament I called, not more by others advice, and necessity of My affaires, then by My owne choice and inclination; who have always thought the right way of … Continue reading

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Interesting quotes involving the Norse god Odin

FROM THE “GYLFAGINNING” “He [Gylfi] saw three thrones one above the other, and there were three men, one sitting in each.  Then he asked what the name of the ruler was.  The man who had brought him in replied that … Continue reading

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Some interesting quotes from the 1965 movie “The Bedford Incident” and the American character

I have always liked the 1965 movie “The Bedford Incident”, a nice story about the cold war.  It is based on a book, by the same name, by Mark Rascovich.  It shows qualities I’ve seen many times in the American character.  … Continue reading

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Quotes from “Simplicissimus” by Hans Jacob Christoph von Grimmelshausen

– So perfect and complete was my ignorance that it was impossible for me to know that I knew nothing. – . . . the Almighty took pity on my innocence, and determined to bring me to knowledge of both … Continue reading

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Quotes from the movie “Logan’s Run”

– Run, runner, run! – You try like hell for renewal. You have the same chance as anyone else . . . carousel. – Identify. – Procedure: 033-03. – Unaccounted runners: 1056. – The question has been answered Logan 5. … Continue reading

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Sayings from ‘The Saga of Grettir’

Here are some sayings from The Saga of Grettir: “That is a true friend who keeps you out of harm’s way” (chapter 14) “The more you experience the more you learn” (chapter 14) “It’s a bad thing to goad a … Continue reading

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Sayings from “Hrafnkel’s Saga”

Here are some sayings from “Hrafnkel’s Saga”: “Warning wards off blame” (chapter 4) “He’s a wise man who knows himself” (chapter 7)  “Short is the life of the proud” (chapter 14) “The older a man, the feebler” (chapter 17)

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