Reference Quotes

The past is a pla...

The past is a place of reference, not residence-Anonymous
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β€œIn Mexico, if you have a problem & you call ...

β€œIn Mexico, if you have a problem & you call the police, you now have two problems.” - unknown Mexican saying in reference to extreme police corruption
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β€œThe most interesting...

β€œThe most interesting quotes are those with a circular reference”, Me
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"Technically I was conceived the way most of you would have been - parents fighting, getti...

"Technically I was conceived the way most of you would have been - parents fighting, getting drunk and fucking and fighting again and neither ever claiming any recollection of the event or ascribing any particular great reference to it." - C.Albuquerque ("The Sundial Salesman")
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β€œThe past is a place of reference, not a place of ...

β€œThe past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
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"One cannot use an evil a...

"One cannot use an evil action with reference to a good intention." -Thomas Aquinas
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"We are forced to choose among the elements of human nature [that we want...

"We are forced to choose among the elements of human nature [that we want to embrace] by reference to value systems which these same elements created in an evolutionary age now long vanished." - Edward Wilson, On Human Nature
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β€œCheck yourself. Check your references. Check your claims. Allow all those checks to be cashed i...

β€œCheck yourself. Check your references. Check your claims. Allow all those checks to be cashed in truth. Bad results from those bad checks highlighting overdrawn, unsubstantiated and unproven hype will keep you in a negative balance with your reputation and financial situation.” - Loren Weisman
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"You can't keep the birds from flying overhead, but you c...

"You can't keep the birds from flying overhead, but you can keep them from building nests in your hair." -- Martin Luther, in reference to anxious and counter-productive thoughts.
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"We seem to anxious to embrace things said by people we ha...

"We seem to anxious to embrace things said by people we have never met, instead of listening to the sayings of those who are closest to us" - A friend in reference to this subreddit
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"Keep your bucket, find another well."...

"Keep your bucket, find another well." - My sister, in reference to family members who utterly suck at emotional support.
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"Losing my frame of reference, these pieces of...

"Losing my frame of reference, these pieces of shit for breakfast. Funny the day you're born is really your death sentence." -- Childish Gambino
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