Sunday Quote Day, Week 26, 2019

Jun 30, 2019,01:08 AM

A couple of nuggets of wisdom for this twenty-sixth week of the year........ smile 'True enlightenment is to man like sunlight to the soil.' - N.F.S. Grundtvig 'It's better now, death is closer, I no longer have to look for it, no longer have to challenge it, taunt it, play with it. It's right here with me, like a pet cat or a wall calendar.' - Charles Bukowski ("thoughts on being 71")

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 By: Adamska : June 30th, 2019-08:37
my favorite modern writer . Cheers, Filip

Lol x)....

 By: Adamska : June 30th, 2019-11:32
I've always been of the opinion one could easily inhabit his mindset while living an entirely puritanical - clean - life .... Cheers, Filip

Of he sees this he'll roll over in his grave [nt]

 By: watchthatman : June 30th, 2019-16:20
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Haw haw haw haw xD

 By: Adamska : June 30th, 2019-16:55
The funniest thing to me is that I very much belong to that 'demographic' . Thanks for the laugh! Cheers, Filip

That’s great!! [nt]

 By: watchthatman : June 30th, 2019-22:34

During the 'darkest hour' Winston Churchill made some of his most memorable speeches

 By: cshimokita : June 30th, 2019-05:38
Two days after assuming the role of Prime Minister he gave his opening address to the House of Commons... " I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. "... " You ask, what is our policy? I can say: It is to wage war, by sea, land and air...... 

I thoroughly enjoyed both....

 By: Adamska : June 30th, 2019-08:53
Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk which has a wonderful ending where the protagonist soldier recites words from that particular speech, as well as the film Darkest Hour where Gary Oldman skilfully inhabits Churchill. Worth a look in my opinion, after you finish... 

US President Roosevelt once said of Churchill...

 By: cshimokita : June 30th, 2019-13:58
" He has a hundred ideas a day. Four are good, and the other 96 downright dangerous. " Never publicly acknowledged according to McCarten's book, it's a little known fact that Churchill was "responsible" for Operation Dynamo, which to history is simply kno... 


 By: Adamska : June 30th, 2019-16:53
Cheers, Filip

A timeless classic :)

 By: Adamska : July 1st, 2019-09:25
Among my numerous favorites of his! Thank you for posting it here! Cheers, Filip

If "we are here to drink beer", then . . .

 By: Dr No : July 6th, 2019-22:46
. . . the man who no longer can is well and truly lost, no?

😉 [nt]

 By: nomadgiles : July 8th, 2019-13:07