Monday, September 30, 2013

“If I agreed with you, we’d both be wrong.”

        — Unknown

Friday, September 27, 2013

“May this new decade be one of diversity instead of paranoia, of forgiveness instead of punishment, of equality instead of privilege.”

        — Van Badham (@vanbadham)

Thursday, September 26, 2013

“A library is infinity under a roof.”

        — Gail Carson Levine

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

“Bore: A man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.”

        — Gian Vincenzo Gravina

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

“If some people got their rights they would complain of being deprived of their wrongs.”

        — Oliver Herford

Monday, September 23, 2013

“Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.’”

        — Isaac Asimov

Friday, September 20, 2013

“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”

        — Kahlil Gibran

Thursday, September 19, 2013

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

        — Sacha Guitry

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

“Only in grammar can you be more than perfect.”

        — William Safire

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

“Rare is the person who can weigh the faults of others without putting his thumb on the scales.”

        — Byron J. Langenfeld

Monday, September 16, 2013

“If God has created us in His image, we have more than returned the compliment.”

        — Voltaire

Friday, September 13, 2013

“Bing is a great Website for doing Internet searches. I know that, because I Googled it.”

        — Stephen Colbert

Thursday, September 12, 2013

“Only drug dealers and software companies call their customers ‘users’”

        — Edward Tufte

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

“Stock photos are the bullet points of the twenty-first century.”

        — Martin Fowler

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

“There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.”

        — Laurence Peter

Monday, September 9, 2013

“Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.”

        — Alfred North Whitehead

Friday, September 6, 2013

“A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.”

        — Howard Scott

Thursday, September 5, 2013

“Some people are like slinkies – not really good for anything, but they bring a smile to your face when you push them down the stairs.”

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears that this is true.”

        — James Branch Cabell

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

“Nothing is so good that somebody, somewhere will not hate it”

        — Frederick Pohl

(R.I.P. 26 Nov 1919 — 2 Sep 2013)

Monday, September 2, 2013

“Talk doesn’t cook rice.”

        — Chinese Proverb