Saturday, 7 December 2013

Please Have Exact Change

The person who really wants to do something finds a way; the other person finds an excuse.  ~ Author Unknown #quote

Our lives are like a candle in the wind. ~ Carl Sandburg #quote

So my choice is 'Or Death?' ~ Eddie Izzard #quote

Freaks are the much needed escape from the humdrum.  They are poetry.  ~ Albert Perry #quote

It is often hard to distinguish between the hard knocks in life and those of opportunity.  ~ Frederick Phillips #quote

Man is a complex being:  he makes deserts bloom - and lakes die.  ~ Gil Stern #quote

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. ~ Henry David Thoreau #quote

The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.  ~ George F. Will #quote

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence. ~ Edith Sitwell #quote

Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.  ~ Franklin Pierce Adams #quote

Only the foolish visit the land of the cannibals. ~ Maori #Proverb

How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter? ~ Woody Allen #quote

I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.  ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

One should learn to sail in all waters. ~ Italian #Proverb

Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.  ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow #quote

The universe is an intelligence test. ~ Timothy Leary #quote

Managing senior programmers is like herding cats. ~ Dave Platt #quote

The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers.  ~ Marshall McLuhan #quote

There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson #quote

If toast always lands butter-side down & cats always land on their feet, what happens if you strap toast on the back of a cat...? ~ S. Wright #quote

In the name of peace / They waged the wars / Ain't they got no shame ~ Nikki Giovanni #quote

We can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs.  ~ Kenneth Clark #quote

Never reveal the bottom of your purse or the depth of your mind. ~ Italian #Proverb

Men hate to be misunderstood, and to be understood makes them furious.  ~ Edgar Saltus #quote

Of course, just because you are a character, doesn't mean you have character. ~ Quentin Tarantino #quote

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.  ~ Mother Teresa #quote

To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.  ~ Buddha #quote

In an underdeveloped country don't drink the water. In a developed country don't breathe the air. ~ Jonathan Raban #quote

Red sky at night, sailor's delight; red sky in the morning, sailor take warning. ~ Author Unknown #quote

The word "wilderness" occurs approximately three hundred times in the Bible, and all its meanings are derogatory.  ~ René Dubos #quote

One dog barks at something, and a hundred bark at the bark.  ~ Chinese #Proverb

If debugging is the process of removing bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in. ~ Edsger Dijkstra #quote

Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead.  ~ Mac McCleary #quote

Madness takes its toll. Please have exact change. ~ Author Unknown #quote

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. ~ Chinese #Proverb

To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring - it was peace. ~ M. Kundera #quote

Only dead fish swim with the stream.  ~ Malcolm Muggeridge #quote

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

To know the road ahead, ask those coming back. ~ Chinese #Proverb

Insanity is hereditary - you get it from your kids.  ~ Sam Levenson #quote