Showing posts from March, 2009

Margaret Thatcher

Well behaved women rarely make history.

G. M. Trevelyan

Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

Bertrand Russell

The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.

Harry S. Truman

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.

Marston Bates

Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind.


A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn’t know.

Robert Bryne

Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.

Micheal McClary

Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It’s called ‘rain’.

Laurence J. Peter

Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.

Stephen King

Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.

Paul Fix

The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it’s unfamiliar territory.

E.V. Lucas

I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them.

Janet Long

Part of being sane, is being a little bit crazy.

Avinash Kaushik

Social media is like teen sex, everyone wants to do it. No one actually knows how. When finally done, there is surprise it’s not better.

Blaise Pascal

We are generally the better persuaded by the reasons we discover ourselves than by those given to us by others.