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they have no hope of death
but a blind life so object
they envy any other fate
to all memory of them
the world is deaf
mercy and justice distaine them
let us not speak of them
look and pass on.

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dante


try this one

"Nolite bastardes carborundorum"

-Jason
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“Abandon hope all ye who enter here”

"I had all the characteristics of a human being--flesh, blood, skin, hair--but my depersonalization was so intense, had gone so deep, that the normal ability to feel compassion had been eradicated, the victim of a slow, purposeful erasure. I was simply imitating reality, a rough resemblance of a human being, with only a dim corner of my mind functioning"

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* So you think that money is the root of all evil? Have you ever asked what is the root of money? Money is a tool of exchange, which can't exist unless there are goods produced and men able to produce them. Money is the material shape of the principle that men who wish to deal with one another must deal by trade and give value for value. Money is not the tool of the moochers, who claim your product by tears or of the looters, who take it from you by force. Money is made possible only by the men who produce. Is this what you consider evil?

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“Abandon hope all ye who enter here”

Through me you enter the city of woe
Through me you enter eternal pain
Through me you enter into the population of loss

Justice moved my high maker, in power devine
Wisdom supreme, love primal. No things beforee not eternal; eternal I remain

Abondon all hope, you who enter here.



That's the whole quote from the beginning of canto III from the inferno.

Willard: When I was home after my first tour, it was worse. I'd wake up and there'd be nothing. I hardly said a word to my wife, until I said "yes" to a divorce. When I was here, I wanted to be there; when I was there, all I could think of was getting back into the jungle.
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* So you think that money is the root of all evil? Have you ever asked what is the root of money? Money is a tool of exchange, which can't exist unless there are goods produced and men able to produce them. Money is the material shape of the principle that men who wish to deal with one another must deal by trade and give value for value. Money is not the tool of the moochers, who claim your product by tears or of the looters, who take it from you by force. Money is made possible only by the men who produce. Is this what you consider evil?
It is the love of money.

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I will sock ya square in your snot locker if you EVER use the term "Bron Bron" in my presence - BAHLEEDAT
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It is the love of money.
Or did you say it's the love of money that's the root of all evil? To love a thing is to know and love it's nature. To love money is to know and love the fact that money is the creation of the best power within you, and your passkey to trade your effort for the effort of the best among men.

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Or did you say it's the love of money that's the root of all evil? To love a thing is to know and love it's nature. To love money is to know and love the fact that money is the creation of the best power within you, and your passkey to trade your effort for the effort of the best among men.
I was just completing the quote.

If money is what you weigh things on then your view is correct.

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but what of money and love? Money is thrust at me but love eludes me. It torments me in my sleep. I sit in a hail storm of coin but it does me no good for the door of happiness hold fast it's key; non shall enter. That is my curse to wander alone and cold in the finest of things a house of gold but none to share it's splender. For I would pray for fire so I can have nothing but truth and loyalty those alone would keeps warm in the coldest of nights. So I ask you again what does money bring you but a means to an end.

-msd

Willard: When I was home after my first tour, it was worse. I'd wake up and there'd be nothing. I hardly said a word to my wife, until I said "yes" to a divorce. When I was here, I wanted to be there; when I was there, all I could think of was getting back into the jungle.

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Through me you enter the city of woe
Through me you enter eternal pain
Through me you enter into the population of loss

Justice moved my high maker, in power devine
Wisdom supreme, love primal. No things beforee not eternal; eternal I remain

Abondon all hope, you who enter here.



That's the whole quote from the beginning of canto III from the inferno.
and the opening line of american psycho by ellis
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dante
technically, virgil.

"no human relations are adequate to human desires"
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post #16 of 25 (permalink) Old 11-20-2008, 02:28 AM
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From my favorite book, I read it once a year when I'm going through a rough spot.

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If the soul is left in darkness, sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but the one who causes the darkness.
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There are moments when hideous possibilities besiege us like a throng of furies and break down the doors of our brain.
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She astounds at ten paces, terrifies at three; a large wart inhabits her perilous beak; you constantly tremble lest she blow it your way, and lest her nose slip in her mouth some fine day.
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Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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From my favorite book, I read it once a year when I'm going through a rough spot.
those are pretty good man. what book are they from?

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those are pretty good man. what book are they from?
Le Mis.

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dante


try this one

"Nolite bastardes carborundorum"


Sort of....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illegitimi_non_carborundum


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Topical.

Neither a borrower nor a lender be,
For loan oft loses both itself and friend,
And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.

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those are pretty good man. what book are they from?
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Le Mis.

Les Miserables, you got it Paladin. I typically dislike fiction books but this is by far and away my favorite book. If you're going to read it, go through the abridged version the first time, the full book is something like 1,500 pages and a lot to tackle. Truly a fantastic love story that also covers a huge array of other emotions.

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"The Man in Black Fled across the Desert, and the Gunslinger Followed" - Opening lines in the first book of Stephen King's "The Dark Tower" series.

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I'd hold you up to say to your mother, "this kid's gonna be the best kid in the world. This kid's gonna be somebody better than anybody I ever knew." And you grew up good and wonderful. It was great just watching you, every day was like a privilige. Then the time come for you to be your own man and take on the world, and you did. But somewhere along the line, you changed. You stopped being you. You let people stick a finger in your face and tell you you're no good. And when things got hard, you started looking for something to blame, like a big shadow. Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It's a very mean and nasty place and I don't care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't about how hard ya hit. It's about how hard you can get it and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done! Now if you know what you're worth then go out and get what you're worth. But ya gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain't where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody! Cowards do that and that ain't you! You're better than that! I'm always gonna love you no matter what. No matter what happens. You're my son and you're my blood. You're the best thing in my life. But until you start believing in yourself, ya ain't gonna have a life. Don't forget to visit your mother.
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Nice! PM me the book's title!

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