Sunday, 1 December 2013

And Wings Made of Tin

One of the greatest labor-saving inventions of today is tomorrow. ~ Vincent T. Foss #quote

How glorious it is - and also how painful - to be an exception.  ~ Alfred de Musset #quote

Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad. ~ George Bernard Shaw #quote

Don't worry about avoiding temptation... As you grow older, it will avoid you. ~ Unknown #quote

Untold suffering seldom is.  ~ Franklin P. Jones #quote

Not all those who wander are lost.  ~ J.R.R. Tolkien #quote

History is the lie commonly agreed upon. ~ Voltaire #quote

Few of us write great novels; all of us live them.  ~ Mignon McLaughlin #quote

It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere. ~ Voltaire #quote

Don't think you're on the right road just because it’s a well-beaten path.  ~Author Unknown #quote

If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into committees.  That'll do them in.  ~ Author Unknown #quote

I like the word "indolence." It makes my laziness seem classy.  ~ Bern Williams #quote

Any man that tries to rob me of my dignity will lose. ~ Nelson Mandela #quote

The door to opportunity is always labeled 'push'. ~ Anonymous #quote

Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man.  ~ Jimmy Lyons #quote

We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. ~ Jim Rohn #quote

What we call despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope. ~ George Eliot #quote

The mother of excess is not joy but joylessness. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it's forever. ~ Carl Sagan #quote

The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. ~ Bertrand Russell #quote

When all else fails, there's always delusion. ~ Conan O'Brien #quote

Nothing on earth consumes a man more quickly than the passion of resentment. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me. ~ Hunter S. Thompson #quote

Thinking too little about things or thinking too much both make us obstinate and fanatical. ~ Blaise Pascal #quote

Don't anthropomorphize computers - they hate it.  ~ Author Unknown #quote

One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you're feeling blue is that he doesn't try to find out why. ~ Unknown #quote

If you don't control your mind, someone else will.  ~ John Allston #quote

Every society honors its live conformists, and its dead troublemakers.  ~ Mignon McLaughlin #quote

If you want to be loved, be lovable. ~ Ovid #quote

In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you ~ M. Adler #quote

We would never travel on the sea if we had no hope of telling about it later... . ~ Blaise Pascal #quote

In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular.  ~ Kathy Norris #quote

Always program as if the person who will be maintaining your program is a violent psychopath that knows where you live ~ Martin Golding #quote

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. ~ Carl Sagan #quote

Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. ~ Carl Sagan #quote

Learn as much by writing as by reading. ~ Lord Acton #quote

The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent. ~ Carl Sagan #quote

Never mistake a single mistake with a final mistake. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald #quote

The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions. ~ Leonardo da Vinci #quote

Round and Round and round we spin with feet made of lead and wings made of tin ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote