Wednesday, February 29, 2012

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”

        — Ellen Parr

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

“If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first.”

        — Lois Wyse

Monday, February 27, 2012

“A library is infinity under a roof.”

        — Gail Carson Levine

Friday, February 24, 2012

“A nice thing about being single is when you’re setting the silverware it doesn’t matter which side you put the remote on.”

        — Caprice Crane (@capricecrane)

Thursday, February 23, 2012

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

        — Eleanor Roosevelt

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

“Failing organisations are usually over-managed and under-led.”

        — Warren G. Bennis

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

“I shall never use profanity except in discussing house rent and taxes.”

        — Mark Twain

Monday, February 20, 2012

“A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a witty person, but a pebble in the hands of a fool.”

        — Unknown

Friday, February 17, 2012

“A person without a sense of humour is like a wagon without springs – jolted by every pebble in the road.”

        — Henry Ward Beecher

Thursday, February 16, 2012

“How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.”

        — Abraham Lincoln

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

“Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance.”

        — Samuel Butler

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

When we “solve” copyright problems at the expense of the Internet, we solve them at the expense of 21st-century society as a whole.

        — Cory Doctorow, It’s Time to Stop Talking About Copyright

Monday, February 13, 2012

“I don’t believe in God but I’m very interested in her.”

        — Arthur C. Clarke

Friday, February 10, 2012

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”

        — Richard Buckminster Fuller

Thursday, February 9, 2012

“With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. However, this is not necessarily a good idea.”

        — R. Callon, RFC1925: The Twelve Networking Truths

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

“It is better to do the right problem the wrong way than the wrong problem the right way.”

        — Richard Hamming

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

“It’s Australian to do such things because, however uncivilised they may seem, it’s human to do them.”

        — Hugh Mackay

Monday, February 6, 2012

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”

        — Mark Twain

Friday, February 3, 2012

“He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.”

        — Raymond Hull

Thursday, February 2, 2012

“C++ is history repeated as tragedy. Java is history repeated as farce.”

        — Scott McKay

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

“There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.”

        — Will Rogers