Sunday, October 31, 2010

“Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.”

        — Clarence Darrow

Saturday, October 30, 2010

“Failure is an event, never a person.”

        — William D. Brown

Friday, October 29, 2010

“Call on God, but row away from the rocks.”

        — Hunter S. Thompson

Thursday, October 28, 2010

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

        — Paul Fix

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

“Nobody realises that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.”

        — Albert Camus

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

“Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.”

        — William Stafford

Monday, October 25, 2010

“I love mankind; it’s people I can’t stand.”

        — Charles M. Schulz

Sunday, October 24, 2010

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

        — Albert Einstein

Saturday, October 23, 2010

“You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they’re going.”

        — P. J. O’Rourke

Friday, October 22, 2010

“Almost anything is easier to get into than to get out of.”

        — Agnes Allen

Thursday, October 21, 2010

“Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.”

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

“It is useless for sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism while wolves remain of a different opinion.”

        — William Ralph Inge

Monday, October 18, 2010

“The weirder you’re going to behave, the more normal you should look. It works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person.”

        — P. J. O’Rourke

Sunday, October 17, 2010

“When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people.”

        — Abraham Joshua Heschel

Saturday, October 16, 2010

“I don’t mind suffering is silence, as long as everyone knows I’m suffering in silence."

        — Boho the hippopotamus, from the Jungle Doctor story, “Sweet and Sour Hippo”

Friday, October 15, 2010

“I am in favour of preserving the French habit of kissing ladies’ hands - after all, one must start somewhere.”

        — Sacha Guitry

Thursday, October 14, 2010

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.”

        — Richard Buckminster Fuller

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

“It’s easier to act your way into a new way of thinking than to think your way into a new way of acting.”

        — Millard Fuller

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

“If you think hiring a professional is expensive, wait till you hire an amateur.”

        — Red Adair

Monday, October 11, 2010

“Being a creator of software systems is like being a god. Only without the omnipotence, omnipresence or omniscience.”

        — Brent Snook (@brentsnook)

Sunday, October 10, 2010

“When C++ is your hammer, everything starts to look like your thumb.”

        — Amazon interview candidate

Saturday, October 9, 2010

“Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark.”

        — Rabindranath Tagore

Friday, October 8, 2010

“Socialising on the internet is to socialising, what reality TV is to reality.”

        — Aaron Sorkin

Thursday, October 7, 2010

“I’ve been married to one Marxist and one Fascist, and neither one would take the garbage out.”

        — Lee Grant

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

“Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backward.”

        — Soren Kierkegaard

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

“Change is inevitable. Unless you need it to feed the parking meter. Then it’s nowhere to be found.”

        — Caprice Crane

Monday, October 4, 2010

“Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.”

        — P. J. O’Rourke

Sunday, October 3, 2010

“Capslock does not make technical support want to help you more.”

        — Lindsay (Trampoline Sept 2010)

Saturday, October 2, 2010

“Age is not important unless you’re a cheese.”

        — Helen Hays

Friday, October 1, 2010

“Don’t worry that children never listen to you, worry that they are always watching you.”

        — Robert Fulghum