[LMB] OT: Kai Lung (Was: Terry Pratchett
Peterhews at protonmail.com
Tue Sep 14 20:01:06 BST 2021
On Tuesday, September 14th, 2021 at 04:58, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> It has been observed that there are few situations that cannot be resolved
> speedily, and without loss of face, by either suicide, a bag of gold, or by
> thrusting a despised adversary over a precipice on a moonless night.(Kai Lung)
Yay! Someone else appreciates Kai Lung! A superb source of cod-Oriental wise sayings. My second favourite line, which I repeat to myself when I need focus: "But however enticing it may be to wander unchecked among a garden of bright images, are we not enticing your mind away from another topic of almost equal importance?"
Oh better far to live and die under the brave black flag I fly,
Than play a sanctimonious part with a pirate head and a pirate heart.
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