Showing posts from December, 2008


There is always a well-known solution to every human problem—neat, plausible, and wrong.

Jimmy Buffet

If we couldn’t laugh, we would all go insane.

Lynda Barry

Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke.

Adrienne E.Gusoff

Any woman who thinks the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach is aiming about 10 inches too high.

Granville Hicks

A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to.

Oscar Wilde

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

Robert Bryne

Getting caught is the mother of invention.

Terry Pratchett

I think perhaps the most important problem is that we are trying to understand the fundamental workings of the universe via a language devised for telling one another when the best fruit is.

John F. Kennedy

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.


We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

Abraham Lincoln

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.

Louis Vermeil

The prime purpose of eloquence is to keep other people from talking.


Platitude: an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone, and (b) that is not true.

Augusten Burroughs

I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.

David Russell

We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic.

Rick Cook

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.

Thomas Jefferson

I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.

Albert Einstein

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.

Bill Cosby

A word to the wise ain’t necessary, it’s the stupid ones who need the advice.

Friedrich Von Schiller

With stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain.

Sam Levenson

It’s so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and say the opposite.

Ernest Benn

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.