The Official Quotes Thread (1 Viewer)

Apr 12, 2004
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    Deuteronomy 13:6-9: "If anyone says 'let us go and serve other gods' you shall not listen to him, nor shall your eye pity him, nor shall you spare him, but you shall surely KILL him; your hand shall be the first against him to put him to death and afterward the hand of all the people."
    Talk about crucial.

    Buy on


    In bocca al lupo, Fabio.
    Jun 25, 2003
    ßüякε;2079225 said:
    "Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes."

    I fear the Greeks even when they bring gifts.

    - Virgil
    No, it's:

    I fear the Greeks and the gifts they carry.

    EDIT: I know about the entire "etiam" discussion, with it meaning "even" in this case, but I think it's bull. The meaning of the phrase is perfectly kept by translating it as "et".


    In bocca al lupo, Fabio.
    Jun 25, 2003
    "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." (Aristotle)

    Virtually no one is able to do this on this forum. I see that religious people in particular have difficulties with this.
    Dec 27, 2003
    "Piemunteis faus e curteis, italian faus e vilan."

    "Anada da vespe anada d'vin bùn."

    "A-i-è nen bela reusa c'a dventa nen gratacul."

    - Unknown



    Barba Giovanni aka il Biondo


    The Maestro
    Aug 20, 2005
    “Political tags - such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth - are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.”

    Robert A. Heinlein

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