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PostPosted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 8:45 pm 
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Van, don't thank him!!

Because of him, I have to go get some anti-anxiety, depression, psychotic break, bi-polar medications from the pharmacy today!!!


Aww man Jim , I stay away from dicussing Uechi , and i`m still bullying folks of the forums :lol: :lol: :lol:

maybe karate and anxiety disorders go together , I remember Mike McGuires comment at a seminar that many couldnt handle a verbal assault let alone a physical one .

the written words no different , the conditionings only skin deep .

boy theres a rant and a half eh !!! :twisted: :lol: :P


:D :D Thanks for reminding me to pick up my skin conditioners for my youthful face!!!! :roll:

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 8:54 pm 
:lol: :lol:

man , Jim were do I concede ..... :lol: :lol:


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Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.


Quote:
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.



And a personal favourite

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The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.


Socrates


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"Just a 'flesh' wound!!

From the movie "Monty Python"



Flesh, get it??? (skin deep) :roll:

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 9:19 pm 
:lol: :lol:

http://bau2.uibk.ac.at/sg/python/Sounds ... /brave.wav

words to live by 8)





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PostPosted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 9:21 pm 
Not to mention karate organisations


http://bau2.uibk.ac.at/sg/python/Sounds ... obasis.wav :twisted:


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There never was a time when, in my opinion, some way could not be found to prevent the drawing of the sword.
Ulysses S. Grant


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If men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail.
Ulysses S. Grant

In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.
Ulysses S. Grant


I have made it a rule of my life to trust a man long after other people gave him up, but I don't see how I can ever trust any human being again.
Ulysses S. Grant

I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.
Ulysses S. Grant


* I finally had to break out the 'big guns' (cannons) and look at a site for one of my favorite Generals.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 9:48 pm 
great stuff .

on that theme found this one the other day



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I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.


~Thomas Jefferson


and from your favourite

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Nations, like individuals, are punished for their transgressions.


~Ulysses S. Grant


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Stryke wrote:
Not to mention karate organisations


http://bau2.uibk.ac.at/sg/python/Sounds ... obasis.wav :twisted:


LOL!!

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Military Wisdom

"A slipping gear could let your M203 grenade launcher fire when you least
expect it. That would make you quite unpopular in what's left of your
unit."
- Army's magazine of preventive maintenance.
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"Aim towards the Enemy."
- Instruction printed on US Rocket Launcher
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"When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend.
U.S. Marine Corps
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"Cluster bombing from B-52s are very, very accurate. The bombs are
guaranteed to always hit the ground."
- USAF Ammo Troop
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"If the enemy is in range, so are you."
- Infantry Journal
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"It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just
bombed."
- U.S. Air Force Manual
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"Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never
encountered automatic weapons."
- General Macarthur
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"Try to look unimportant; they may be low on ammo."
- Infantry Journal
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"You, you, and you ... Panic. The rest of you, come with me."
- U.S. Marine Corp Gunnery Sgt.
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"Tracers work both ways."
- U.S. Army Ordnance
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"Five second fuses only last three seconds."
- Infantry Journal
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"Don't ever be the first, don't ever be the last, and don't ever volunteer
to do anything."
U.S. Navy Swabbie
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"Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid."
- David Hackworth
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"If your attack is going too well, you're walking into an ambush."
- Infantry Journal
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"No combat-ready unit has ever passed inspection."
- Joe Gay
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"Any ship can be a minesweeper ... once."
- Anonymous
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"Never tell the Platoon Sergeant you have nothing to do."
Unknown Marine Recruit
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"Don't draw fire; it irritates the people around you."
- Your Buddies
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"If you see a bomb technician running, follow him."
- USAF Ammo Troop
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"Though I Fly Through the Valley of Death .. I Shall Fear No Evil. For I
am at 80,000 Feet and Climbing."
- At the entrance to the old SR-71 operating base Kadena, Japan
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"You've never been lost until you've been lost at Mach 3."
- Paul F. Crickmore (test pilot)
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"The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire."
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"Blue water Navy truism: There are more planes in the ocean than submarines
in the sky."
- From an old carrier sailor
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"If the wings are traveling faster than the fuselage, it's probably a
helicopter -- and therefore, unsafe."
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"When one engine fails on a twin-engine airplane you always have enough
power left to get you to the scene of the crash."
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"Without ammunition, the USAF would be just another expensive flying club."
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"What is the similarity between air traffic controllers and pilots? If a
pilot screws up, the pilot dies; If ATC screws up, .... the pilot dies."
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"Never trade luck for skill."
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"Weather forecasts are horoscopes with numbers."
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Airspeed, altitude and brains. Two are always needed to successfully
complete the flight."
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"A smooth landing is mostly luck; two in a row is all luck; three in a row
is prevarication."
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"Mankind has a perfect record in aviation; we never left one up there!"
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"Flashlights are tubular metal containers kept in a flight bag for the
purpose of storing dead batteries."
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"Flying the airplane is more important than radioing your plight to a
person on the ground incapable of understanding or doing anything about
it."
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"When a flight is proceeding incredibly well, something was forgotten."
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"Just remember, if you crash because of weather, your funeral will be held
on a sunny day."
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Advice given to RAF pilots during WWII: "When a prang (crash) seems
inevitable, endeavor to strike the softest, cheapest object in the vicinity
as slow and gently as possible."
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"The Piper Cub is the safest airplane in the world; it can just barely kill
you."
- Attributed to Max Stanley (Northrop test pilot)
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"A pilot who doesn't have any fear probably isn't flying his plane to its
maximum."
- Jon McBride, astronaut
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"If you're faced with a forced landing, fly the thing as far into the crash
as possible."
-Bob Hoover (renowned aerobatic and test pilot)
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"Never fly in the same cockpit with someone braver than you."
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"There is no reason to fly through a thunderstorm in peacetime."
- Sign over squadron ops desk at Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 1970
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"If something hasn't broken on your helicopter, it's about to."
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Basic Flying Rules: "Try to stay in the middle of the air. Do not go near
the edges of it. The edges of the air can be recognized by the appearance
of ground, buildings, sea, trees and interstellar space. It is much more
difficult to fly there."
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"You know that your landing gear is up and locked when it takes full power
to taxi to the terminal."
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As the test pilot climbs out of the experimental aircraft, having torn off
the wings and tail in the crash landing, the crash truck arrives, the
rescuer sees a bloodied pilot and asks "What happened?".
The pilot's reply: "I don't know, I just got here myself!"
- Attributed to Ray Crandell (Lockheed test pilot)

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Stryke wrote:
Not to mention karate organisations


http://bau2.uibk.ac.at/sg/python/Sounds ... obasis.wav :twisted:


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Men are like steel. Once they lose their temper, they lose thier worth.

-Chinese saying.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 3:27 am 
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Men are like steel. Once they lose their temper, they lose thier worth.

-Chinese saying.


funny how a chinese saying needs a coincidence of word meanings in the english language .

unless Chinese think all men should be hardened by heat .

good quote none the less .


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I hear translating chinese to english is really hard.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 6:12 am 
Yup especially taking in account all the variances etc , and histroic changes in the dialect .

I`m amazed any works make it through the translation process


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AAAhmed46 wrote:
Men are like steel. Once they lose their temper, they lose thier worth.

-Chinese saying.


Adam, I think you got that one wrong:

"Men are like steel, once they lose their temper, they lose their teeth!!" :D

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