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Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by baseballpie, Dec 6, 2014.

  1. baseballpie

    baseballpie Deity

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    "Pig iron compels the soul to look upward, so that the strong shall not hammer their iron when there is nothing left to take away." - Andrew Carnegie
     
  2. Ephesian429

    Ephesian429 Chieftain

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    Well done.

    I can hear his voice saying this in my mind.
     
  3. Silv Something

    Silv Something Pi(e) Loving Maniac

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    Great. This whole thread is great. :goodjob:
     
  4. vandermerwe

    vandermerwe Butt of many jokes

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    "Oh farmers, everything is worth what the expanding bureaucracy will pay for it"

    (or at least it seems so over here in the European Union...)

    "You must hammer your cattle with your eyes turned skyward"

    (in tribute to what's got to be the best post in a classic funnies thread)
     
  5. tranx

    tranx Civilized

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    "I just want to say one word to you. Just one word: Beep Beep." - The Road Runner
     
  6. civfanchambers

    civfanchambers Prince

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    "And on the pedestal these words appear: I am the Lord thy God. The most powerful force in the universe." - Albert Einstein
     
  7. jackelgull

    jackelgull An aberration of nature

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    Words have the power to take the sword to meet the needs of the expanding bureaucracy

    Alphabet, Metal Casting, Civil Service

    Not good, but my first crack at it.
     
  8. j_mie6

    j_mie6 Deity

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    "My name is Ozymandias, king of Rock 'n' Roll, I cannot live without books." - Native American Song
     
  9. jackelgull

    jackelgull An aberration of nature

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    "there is a season and a time to bring about the rule of righteousness in the land, so that the strong cannot live without books" – Thomas Jefferson
     
  10. vincentz

    vincentz Programmer

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    "You should hammer your banking establishments for obtaining individual profit, when there is nothing left to take of the people." - John Dillinger

    "You can get more of what you want with artillery and a gun than you can with just a gun" - Joseph Stalin

    "A designer will make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible so cheap, that the highest wage people will pay for it." -Steve Jobs
     
  11. reddishrecue

    reddishrecue Deity

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    I also like, "Masturbation brings wisdom, lack of masturbation leads to ignorance. Know well what brings you forward and what holds you back."
     
  12. jackelgull

    jackelgull An aberration of nature

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    It is entirely seemly for a young man to feed the poor to a fish
    - Lao Tzu
     
  13. GreenofKnight45

    GreenofKnight45 Chieftain

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    "We do not inherit the cradle of the mind, I have no time for such beep." Drunk Leonard Nimoy
     
  14. HorseshoeHermit

    HorseshoeHermit 20% accurate as usual, Morty

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    "Give a man a fish, and you will lose your shoulder to the wheel."

    am i doing it right
     
  15. 6K Man

    6K Man Bureaucrat

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    :shifty:

    "I cannot live without the food of love: two rabbits. I'll die with my hammer in my hand"
     
  16. 6K Man

    6K Man Bureaucrat

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    "We will make electricity so cheap, that only the rich will get there in a car."
     

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