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Old 09-18-2004, 07:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
we're all mad here!
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AA Big Book Quote Sept 19

"We are like the passengers of a great liner the moment after rescue from shipwreck when camaraderie, joyousness and democracy pervade the vessel from steerage to Captain's table. Unlike the feelings of the ship's passengers, however, our joy in escape from disaster does not subside as we go our individual ways. The feeling of having shared in a common peril is one element in the powerful cement which binds us. But that in itself would never have held us together as we are now joined."

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The duke had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo.
---------Terry Pratchett
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Old 09-18-2004, 08:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Thanks Moot. Had a good day today. That pretty well sums it up.
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Old 09-19-2004, 08:17 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Sharing in a common solution would be another element in that powerful cement!
"I was violating my standards faster than I could lower them!"
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