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Some things never change

Discussion in 'Jokes and Humour' started by ultram, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. “The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, public debt should be
    reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the
    assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome become bankrupt. People
    must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance.”
    Cicero in 55 B.C.

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  2. "Spare a thought for the stay-at-home voters
    Who's empty eyes stare at strange beauty shows
    And a parade of grey-suited grafters
    The choice of cancer or polio"

    Jagger and Richards
    Beggar's Banquet
  3. 'Vote early and Vote often'

    Quote made famous by Al Capone but originally attributed to Jan Van Buren
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  4. "Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for their elders and love chatter in place of exercise; they no longer rise when elders enter the room; they contradict their parents, chatter before company; gobble up their food and tyrannize their teachers."

    ~ Socrates, 400 BC
  5. Did you mean Martin Van Buren?
  6. Fkn typos
    I actually mean John, the son of Martin
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  7. "a ranga shal rule a far away land from the bottom of a puppet string and the welfare of the poulation shal be thrown in the toilet for the greed of the lurkers"

  8. Pretty sure that was nostradamus. I can tell from the shit spelling and grammar.
  9. it's spelled right it hebrew.
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  10. "Ceterum censeo Carthaginem delendam esse" or roughly translated: "I consider that Carthage must be destroyed" by Cato the Elder.

    Or Afghanistan...
  11. You're right, some things never change.

    Aqueducts, school buildings, NBN...
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  12. LOL
  13. But what have the Romans ever done for us?...
  14. ^ splitter.
  15. Sigh...

  16. ^ Well it is posted in the jokes and humour section