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I do not own any of the quotes in my collection. Most of them were found on the web and I only pick the best out of them. I made these (800x600) images, to print out little entertaining stickers, with minimalistic approach - that's why there is no background.

Because of huge positive feedback among my friends I uploaded them to various sites and here on DA they quickly became huge "hit". I do not consider this as art, but I get more and more requests everyday so I will keep uploading them.

Some of them are just pure fun, some racist or sexually offensive, maybe both, and occasionally with really poor grammar, for which I deeply apologize - please correct me! I will do my best. My intention here is just to make you smile, and nothing more. Hope you like them, but if you don't I don't care...

I don't have anything against sharing them, you can use it where you want, whenever you want. The only "copyright" here is the whole collection, not the single quotes. Enjoy!
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:iconcarys1o1:
Carys1o1 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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:iconeverykittenisspecial:
EveryKittenIsSpecial Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
"If you open your mind too much your brain will fall out."
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:iconcharlieradosna:
CharlieRadosna Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
YES! I completely agree with this one. I keep constantly fighting with my students over this one. Normally they do not get things which are even a little unusual!! They only accept standard things, something everybody knows and I am so extremely tired of this narrow-mindedness (which they think is he best way to be 'clever')...
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:iconimpostirevil:
ImpostirEvil Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Student Filmographer
My old teacher had a poster with this on it...
It had a picture of a dog with floppy ears and the ears were up.
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:iconaguszka:
Aguszka Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
Hi ;) I borrowed this one on my FB cover. Hope you don't mind ;)
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:iconcharliesan:
Charliesan Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012   General Artist
So cool, that's define my entire way of thinking:heart:
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:iconspindlewinter:
SpindleWinter Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
But, unlike parachutes, people look at you funny if you say you have a spare one.
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:iconrainyhawaiiv2:
RainyhawaiiV2 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
You've been featured: [link]
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:iconxcesskinavira:
xcesskinavira Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
FUCK YES!
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:iconnestorladouce:
Nestorladouce Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I use this quote a lot. :-)
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:icon12cart:
12CArt Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
VERY NICE :)
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:iconnekoninja13:
NekoNinja13 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
very deep for you
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:iconboltfraction:
BoltFraction Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
And if you open it too late, your mind ends up projected across the ground in fun little pieces.
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:iconskinofthemoon:
SkinOfTheMoon Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
- Frank Zappa said this. he was a great man. Give credit where credit is due. please
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:iconalpner:
Alpner Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Student General Artist
Some say Zappa, some say Anthony J. D΄Angelo and some Thomas R. Dewar.
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:iconmarikbentusi:
MarikBentusi Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
I don't think that metaphor holds up in any way or shape.
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:iconpop789:
pop789 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
whys that?
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:iconmarikbentusi:
MarikBentusi Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
Because closed minded people work just fine, merely in restricted ways.
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:iconpop789:
pop789 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
right but if everyone atleast acsepted that difernt people have diferent opinions the world (and mind) would at the very least work better. people don't always get it right first time... or it could be a mis-qoute or whoever said this thought that a closed mind doesn't work as it should.
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:iconmarikbentusi:
MarikBentusi Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
Not what this quote is about.
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:iconpop789:
pop789 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
well thats how i interpret it. what do you think it means
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SkinOfTheMoon Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012
he is just being argumentative.

Saying that close minded people work is like saying a car with 3 wheels "works".
it is a dysfunctional functioning.


Your interpretation seems more or less spot on.

To me it means that you accept people as they are and don't dismiss or condemn or even condone your behavior or the behavior of others on a premise that is not based in logic and/or reality. For instance superstition, scripture, authority etc... It also to me means that you do not invest too big of an emotional attachment in your own opinions. Because in doing so you are saying "this is true because I want to believe it" instead of "I believe this because it is true"

When people face ideas or opinions that challenge their own, their brain goes through a fight or flight response.
This is why so many people can get quite vicious when arguing any controversial topic.
The counter arguments are often reduced to personal attacks or logically fallacious reasoning. Against all evidence to the contrary they will stand their ground 'fighting' for intellectual dominance.

Other people are just as dismissive as they are accepting. The tearful eyed hopefuls who say everyone is right and everyone should have their say and that there is no truth. Who think everyone's opinion is valid, and therefore their beliefs and opinions are never challenged or put into question, nor do they challenge or question the opinions of others. These people are avoiding cognitive interaction and are really just ignoring reality, essentially 'fleeing' from it.

And some people will stay and debate/discuss the discrepancy caused by your differing opinions/perspectives. They will use logical arguments and not give in to fallacious thinking. These people or even moments I should say are rare, few, and far between.

When you're close minded, you're not using your brain, you are not thinking. So yes a close minded person's brain does not work. It just exists. It just behaves. It functions to the point of keeping them alive (most of the time).

That's my take on it anyways...
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:iconpop789:
pop789 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012
i allways like to hear what others think. thanks for your view :)
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:iconmango-gato:
Mango-Gato Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
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BatmanWithBunnyEars Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012   General Artist
Here's a similar one: "You want to keep your mind open, but not so open that your brains fall out."
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:iconanodino:
Anodino Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
I like that one than the other.
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Anodino Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
These sentence is incorrect; the parachute protects you from rain, but the open mind is for receive more experiences and not stop them.
Therefore, I guess mind is like a door: you can open it or keep it close, your decision is move yourself or keep you quiet.
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:iconhexterian:
Hexterian Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012   Digital Artist
I think you're thinking of an umbrella. A parachute is this: [link]
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:iconskinofthemoon:
SkinOfTheMoon Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
Parachute = Umbrella in some countries.
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:iconhexterian:
Hexterian Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012   Digital Artist
English countries?
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SkinOfTheMoon Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012
Oh I'm sorry! Anodino and I are both mistaken! We both must have been confusing parachute with parasoul!

"A Parasol is a type of umbrella made for protection from the sun."

"The word "parachute" comes from the French prefix paracete, originally from the Greek, meaning to protect against, and chute, the French word for "fall", and it was originally coined, as a hybrid word which meant literally "that which protects against a fall", by the French aeronaut François Blanchard (1753–1809) in 1785."

A parachute protects you from falling.
An parasoul protects you from the falling rays of the sun and is often used as an rain umbrella.

My mistake
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:iconanodino:
Anodino Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
Oh my :invisible:
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:iconbatmanwithbunnyears:
BatmanWithBunnyEars Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012   General Artist
Most of your quotes are at least obscure and unfamiliar enough to seem new, but I'm pretty sure everybody's heard this one already. :no:
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BatmanWithBunnyEars Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012   General Artist
You'd like the comment I put on an earlier upload of his:

The only "copyright" here is the whole collection, not the single quotes.

You can copyright a collection of things other people created? In that case, I'll copyright the entire Internet. Including your collection.
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:iconalpner:
Alpner Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Student General Artist
So do it ;) I don't mind.
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:iconbatmanwithbunnyears:
BatmanWithBunnyEars Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012   General Artist
Well, I'm glad I have your permission, but I have enough of my own ideas so I don't have to copy other people's.
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Genius-skills Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I thought this site was for art.
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BatmanWithBunnyEars Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012   General Artist
Commented 6 hours ago and already deactivated? Quickest deactivation ever. :shrug:
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:iconart4aguilera:
Art4aguilera Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Student Artist
And if you're falling. v-v
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:iconmerieltla:
MerielTLA Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Wise, wise words! I sure hope some people take them to heart, the world sure needs it.
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:iconryansteyn:
ryansteyn Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012
It strikes me that it's also the best way to fill it with hot air... Just saying lol
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:iconmiffthemorfin:
MIFFthemorfin Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012
It can still fail.
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:iconjust-eye:
Just-eye Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012
“An open mind is a dangerous thing”
— Psimon
not agreeing or disagreeing. Quotes that counter each other amuse me.
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:iconhaunted--mind:
Haunted--Mind Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
My signature is my all time favourite quote.
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:iconalpner:
Alpner Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Student General Artist
Good one.
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andrielisilien Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012
haha, another quote I really like is, "If only your mouth was as closed as your mind."
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