Posts tagged: Quote of the Day
The universe may not always play fair, but at least it’s got a hell of a sense of humor.
Michael Patrick King, Sex and the City
When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Man invade another country. It’s a whole different way of thinking.
When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web…. Now even my cat has its own page.
Former President Bill Clinton (1946 - ), announcement of Next Generation Internet initiative, 1996
When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope still is to leave the world a little bit better for my having been here. It’s a wonderful life and I love it.
The late Jim Henson, writer and puppeteer: It’s Not Easy Being Green And Other Things to Consider
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Abraham Maslow (1908 - 1970)
I’ve always followed my father’s advice: he told me, first to always keep my word and, second, to never insult anybody unintentionally. If I insult you, you can be goddamn sure I intend to. And, third, he told me not to go around looking for trouble.
John Wayne (1907 - 1979)
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
Groucho Marx (1890 - 1977)
When the grandmothers of today hear the word “Chippendales,” they don’t necessary think of chairs.
Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything.
No matter what a woman looks like, if she’s confident, she’s sexy.
Paris Hilton (1981 - )
I think Superman should go on the Larry King show and announce that he would come back to life if people in all 50 states wanted him to.
Dave Barry (1947 - )
Never let the demands of tomorrow interfere with the pleasures and excitement of today.
Meredith Willson, The Music Man
Getting along with men isn’t what’s truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with one man.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
Dr. Timothy Leary (1920 - 1996)
What a misfortune to be a woman! And yet, the worst misfortune is not to understand what a misfortune it is.
Soren Kierkegaard, 1813-1855.
Leadership is based on inspiration, not domination; on cooperation, not intimidation.
William Arthur Wood, Author
Any war that requires the suspension of reason as a necessity for support is a bad war.
Norman Mailer (1923 - 2007), Armies Of The Night
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
- P. J. O’Rourke
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build
bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce
bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
Rick Cook, The Wizardry Compiled