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Old 12-05-2018, 07:00 PM
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A thread for favorite quotes of all types - philosophical, inspirational, humorous, whatever....

Since we are a poly forum, here's one to start it off.

"Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy."

Robert A. Heinlein
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Old 12-05-2018, 11:38 PM
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"To see ourselves as we are, we must begin by acknowledging that of all Earth's creatures, none is as urgently, creatively, and constantly sexual as Homo sapiens."
-- Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jethá, "Sex at Dawn"
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Old 12-06-2018, 01:41 AM
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Kevin - I just finished this book, and found it to be a very engaging and interesting read. I would highly recommend it for those who are perhaps reconsidering the nature of monogamy, a position that I found myself in a couple of years back - wish I had read it sooner! I've been considering writing a more extended post about this book so will just leave it at that for the moment. Al
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Yeah, it's an excellent book.
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Old 12-12-2018, 01:33 PM
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Ninety percent of all human wisdom is the ability to mind your own business.

Robert Heinlein
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