Category Archives: ME, ME, ME

How to Overthrow the System: brew your own beer; kick in your Tee Vee; kill your own beef; build your own cabin and piss off the front porch whenever you bloody well feel like it.

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“It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. We address ourselves not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own necessities, but of their advantages”

― Adam Smith, An Inquiry into the Nature & Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Vol 1

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This is the right thing, and the other is the wick of the candle. (Spanish). Applied to a blunderer as a taunt when he mistakes one thing for another.

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To say " I " is the devil’s affair. (Osmanli). An egotist is the product of the devil.

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foto – at the table workers’ cottage 2010