Thursday, December 31, 2015

“The obstacle is the path.”

        — Zen Proverb

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

“Serendipity is not randomness, serendipity […] is unexpected relevance.”

        — Jeff Jarvis, This Week in Google

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

“One cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs – but it is amazing how many eggs one can break without making a decent omelette.”

        — Charles P. Issawi

Monday, December 28, 2015

“Depression means you cannot enjoy cats on the Internet.”

        — Paul Fenwick (watch @pjf’s five minute talk on YouTube)

Friday, December 25, 2015

“The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.”

        — Michelangelo Buonarroti

Thursday, December 24, 2015

“It was pretty much an accident because I didn’t mean it!”

        — Raven Hinton, aged 8

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

“Existential threats don’t scare us. We’re librarians.”

        — Bethany Nowviskie #

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.”

        — George E. Woodberry

Monday, December 21, 2015

“As long as a word remains unspoken, you are its master once you utter it, you are its slave.”

        — Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Friday, December 18, 2015

“The three horrors of modern life – talk without meaning, desire without love, work without satisfaction.”

        — Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

Thursday, December 17, 2015

“It’s not whether you win or lose – but whether I win or lose.”

        — Sandy Lyle

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”

        — Leo Tolstoy

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

“My sister taught me everything I really need to know, and she was only in sixth grade at the time.”

        — Linda Sunshine

Monday, December 14, 2015

“Give someone a program, and you’ll frustrate them for a day. Teach someone to program, and you’ll frustrate them for a lifetime.”

        — Unknown

Friday, December 11, 2015

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.”

        — Marshall McLuhan

Thursday, December 10, 2015

“Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.”

        — Martin Heidegger

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

“We do not inherit the Earth from our parents, we borrow it from our children.”

        — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

“Everything in moderation, including moderation.”

        — Unknown

Monday, December 7, 2015

“Men are taught to apologise for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.”

        — Lois Wyse

Friday, December 4, 2015

“I have always wished for my computer to be as easy to use as my telephone; my wish has come true because I can no longer figure out how to use my telephone.”

        — Bjarne Stroustrup

Thursday, December 3, 2015

“Never mistake motion for action.”

        — Ernest Hemingway

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

“Dogs with thumbs would make you coffee, cats with thumbs would steal your car.”

        — Richard Stevens (@rstevens)

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

“There’s much to be said for challenging fate instead of ducking behind it.”

        — Diana Trilling

Monday, November 30, 2015

“If we want users to like our software we should design it to behave like a likeable person: respectful, generous and helpful.”

        — Alan Cooper

Friday, November 27, 2015

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

        — William Ralph Inge

Thursday, November 26, 2015

“Three words, eight letters, three syllables, five vowels, three consonants, two nouns, one emotion, many meanings, a big lie, a rare truth: I LOVE YOU!”

        — MJ (@_iamMJ)

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

“The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.”

        — Unknown

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

“Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself.”

        — Rita Mae Brown

Monday, November 23, 2015

“I love that sound a metaphor makes as it begins to fall apart.”

        — Mark Ryall (@markryall)

Friday, November 20, 2015

“I had some words with my wife, and she had some paragraphs with me.”

        — Sigmund Freud

Thursday, November 19, 2015

“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

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.”

        — Greek proverb

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

“If nothing changed, there’d be no butterflies.”

        — Unknown

Monday, November 16, 2015

“I’m toying with the idea of becoming a useful member of society.”

        — Wally from Dilbert, by Scott Adams

Friday, November 13, 2015

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around every once in a while, you just might miss it.”

        — Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Thursday, November 12, 2015

“Everyone likes somebody who gets to the point quickly.”

        — David Cain

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

“Never tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.”

        — Unknown

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

“The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed.”

        — Richard Brinsley Sheridan, The Critic

Monday, November 9, 2015

“On the eighth day God created twitter and then all hell broke loose.”

        — Marcus Brown

Friday, November 6, 2015

“People always call it luck when you’ve acted more sensibly than they have.”

        — Anne Tyler

Thursday, November 5, 2015

“Some mistakes are too much fun to only make once.”

        — Unknown

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

“No matter how big and bad you are, when a two year old hands you a toy phone, you answer it.”

        — Unknown

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”

        — George Bernard Shaw

Monday, November 2, 2015

“Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.”

        — Kenyan proverb

Friday, October 30, 2015

“What one sees depends on how one sees.”

        — Søren Kierkegaard

Thursday, October 29, 2015

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.”

        — Plutarch

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

“Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that’s right is to get by, and the only thing that’s wrong is to get caught.”

        — J. C. Watts

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

“You can’t plough a field by turning it over in your mind.”

        — Irish Proverb

Monday, October 26, 2015

“A library is infinity under a roof.”

        — Gail Carson Levine

Friday, October 23, 2015

“The wowser mistakes the world for a penitentiary and themselves as the warden.”

        — Australian observation

Thursday, October 22, 2015

“I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year’s fashion.”

        — Lillian Hellman

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

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

        — Lindsay (Trampoline Sept 2010)

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

“How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were?”

        — Satchel Paige

Monday, October 19, 2015

“They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.”

        — Francis Bacon

Friday, October 16, 2015

“My project is 90% done. I hope the second half goes as well.”

        — Scott W. Ambler (@scottwambler

Thursday, October 15, 2015

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

        — Caprice Crane

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

“Change is not a bolt of lightning that arrives with a zap. It is a bridge built brick by brick, every day”

        — Sarah Hepola

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

“I used to think I wasn’t a morning person, but things never got better after lunch.”

        — Wally from Dilbert by Scott Adams

Monday, October 12, 2015

“Habit is a cable; we weave a thread each day, and at last we cannot break it.”

        — Horace Mann

Friday, October 9, 2015

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”

        — Leonardo da Vinci

Thursday, October 8, 2015

“PHP is a minor evil perpetrated and created by incompetent amateurs, whereas Perl is a great and insidious evil, perpetrated by skilled but perverted professionals.”

        — Jon Ribbens

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

“A good wife always forgives her husband when she’s wrong.”

        — Rodney Dangerfield

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

“Joy, I think, is a tougher, gutsier emotion than despair. We’re not going to mope our way to a brighter future or better lives.”

        — Alex Steffen (@AlexSteffen)

Monday, October 5, 2015

“We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another.”

        — Luciano de Crescenzo

Friday, October 2, 2015

“As a nation we are dedicated to keeping physically fit – and parking as close to the stadium as possible.”

        — Bill Vaughan

Thursday, October 1, 2015

How can we call ourselves “evolved” when signs are needed to remind people to wash their hands after they go to the bathroom?

        — Caprice Crane (@capricecrane)

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.”

        — Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

“I named my kitten Rose: fur soft as a petal, claws sharper than thorns.”

        — Astrid Alauda

Monday, September 28, 2015

“He was jeopardising his traditional rights of freedom and independence by daring to exercise them.”

        — Joseph Heller, Catch-22

Friday, September 25, 2015

“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.”

        — Erin Major

Thursday, September 24, 2015

“I’m becoming increasingly convinced that the 21st century is based on a short story by Philip K. Dick.”

        — Jason Gorman (@jasongorman)

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

“Easy reading is damn hard writing.”

        — Nathaniel Hawthorne

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.”

        — Henry Ford

Monday, September 21, 2015

“The diminutive chains of habit are seldom heavy enough to be felt till they are too strong to be broken.”

        — Samuel Johnson

Friday, September 18, 2015

“Admit your errors before someone else exaggerates them.”

        — Andrew V. Mason

Thursday, September 17, 2015

“The (computer) mouse is probably the narrowest straw you could try and suck all of human expression through.”

        — Joy Mountford

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

“Light travels faster than sound. That’s why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.”

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

“All glory comes from daring to begin.”

        — Eugene F. Ware

Monday, September 14, 2015

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”

        — Samuel Beckett

Friday, September 11, 2015

“Eagles may soar high, but weasels don’t get sucked into jet engines.”

        — John Benfield

Thursday, September 10, 2015

“My great mistake, the fault for which I can’t forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality.”

        — Oscar Wilde

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

“Life is like a ten-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.”

        — Charles Schulz

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

“Often we don’t really need advice or guidance from each other. Sometimes we just need a friend to deposit courage into our soul.”

        — Mike Foster

Monday, September 7, 2015

“Fear not that life shall come to an end, but rather fear that it shall never have a beginning.”

        — John Henry Cardinal Newman

Friday, September 4, 2015

“We want structures that serve people, not people serving structures.”

        — May 1968 Graffiti #

Thursday, September 3, 2015

“Like I’ve always said, love wouldn’t be blind if the braille weren’t so damned much fun.”

        — Armistead Maupin, Maybe the Moon

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

“The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound.”

        — George Bernard Shaw

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

“And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.”

        — Erica Jong

Monday, August 31, 2015

“Happiness is not a reward – it’s a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment – it’s a result.”

        — Robert Ingersoll

Friday, August 28, 2015

“Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.”

        — Plato

Thursday, August 27, 2015

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.”

        — Lewis Smedes

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

“It’s not that I’m afraid to die. I just don’t want to be there when it happens.”

        — Woody Allen

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

“No absolute is going to make the lion lie down with the lamb unless the lamb is inside.”

        — D. H. Lawrence

Monday, August 24, 2015

“There is nothing more genuine than breaking away from the chorus to learn the sound of your own voice.”

        — Po Bronson

Friday, August 21, 2015

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

        — James Branch Cabell

Thursday, August 20, 2015

“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”

        — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

“A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman thinks of the next generation.”

        — James Freeman Clarke

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

“Find love when you have time, and find time when you already found the one to love.”

        — Terry Pratchett

Monday, August 17, 2015

“The freedom of others extends mine infinitely.”

        — May 1968 Graffiti #

Friday, August 14, 2015

“Saints are sinners who kept on going.”

        — Robert Louis Stevenson

Thursday, August 13, 2015

“I can picture in my mind a world without war and without hate. And I can picture us attacking that world, because they’d never expect it.”

        — Jack Handey (@Thinking_Deep)

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

“The best possible company management is one that combines a sense of corporate greatness and destiny, with empathy for, and fidelity to, the average employee.”

        — Bill Hewlett and David Packard

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

“To avoid criticism , do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.”

        — Elbert Green Hubbard

Monday, August 10, 2015

“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.”

        — Sandra Carey

Friday, August 7, 2015

“The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.”

        — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Thursday, August 6, 2015

“A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small package.”

        — Unknown

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

“It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.”

        — Mark Twain

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

“Hardware without software is just heat.”

        — Doug Fisher

Monday, August 3, 2015

“Remember, good code is like a good joke: It needs no explanation.”

        — Unknown

Friday, July 31, 2015

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

Thursday, July 30, 2015

“The first time I see a jogger smiling, I’ll consider it.”

        — Joan Rivers

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

“There are only two kinds of [programming] languages: the ones people complain about and the ones nobody uses.”

        — Bjarne Stroustrup

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

“A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not.”

        — Unknown

Monday, July 27, 2015

“A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point.”

        — Mistinguett

Friday, July 24, 2015

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

        — Abraham Joshua Heschel

Thursday, July 23, 2015

“Someday humanity will defeat Skynet by installing iTunes and McAfee on it.”

        — Lowell (@howtogeek)

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

“If you chase two rabbits, you will not catch either one.”

        — Russian Proverb

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

“On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers.”

        — Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.

Monday, July 20, 2015

“Well done is better than well said.”

        — Benjamin Franklin

Friday, July 17, 2015

“Vegetarian: A person who eats only side dishes.”

        — Gerald Lieberman

Thursday, July 16, 2015

“No matter what it is I’m doing, there’s always about an 85% chance I’m supposed to be doing something else.”

        — Caprice Crane (@CapricecCrane)

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

“We are all worms, but I do believe I am a glowworm.”

        — Winston Churchill

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

“If you trip over a pun in your speaking it’s not so bad but to intentionally jump on one is a true offence.”

        — Graycie Harmon

Monday, July 13, 2015

“The ABC’s of Life: Accept differences; Be kind; Clear your browser history.”

        — Caprice Crane (@capricecrane)

Friday, July 10, 2015

“I married beneath me - all women do.”

        — Nancy Astor

Thursday, July 9, 2015

“He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That clearly points to a political career.”

        — George Bernard Shaw

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”

        — Bertha Calloway

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

“Young people need models, not critics.”

        — John Wooden

Monday, July 6, 2015

“Rewriting is an opportunity to find new ways of coding old bugs, as well as exciting new bugs.”

        — Unknown

Friday, July 3, 2015

“Never try to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and it annoys the pig.”

        — Robert Heinlein

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Your success really depends on how loosely you’re willing to define the word “success.”

        — Caprice Crane (@CapricecCrane)

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

“This crash always occured with the Skype toolbar, speaking of malware.”

        — Firefox Developer, 2012

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

“Sometimes when you trade tradition for progress you wind up with neither. This isn’t one of those occasions but still, it’s a catchy saying.”

        — In Plain Sight

Monday, June 29, 2015

“One irresponsible programmer can keep any five top-notch programmers busy.”

        — Eric Evans

Friday, June 26, 2015

“Labour disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labour.”

        — Ulysses S. Grant

Thursday, June 25, 2015

“The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.”

        — Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

“Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.”

        — Charles M. Schulz

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

“The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything, or nothing.”

        — Nancy Astor

Monday, June 22, 2015

“Do not repeat anything you will not sign your name to.”

        — Anonymous

Friday, June 19, 2015

“There are two rules for success: 1. Never tell everything you know.”

        — Roger H. Lincoln

Thursday, June 18, 2015

“Take risks, dare to fail, remember the first person through the wall always gets hurt.”

        — Aaron Sorkin #

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

“If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing.”

        — Benjamin Franklin

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

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

        — William Stafford

Monday, June 15, 2015

“Cleverness is not wisdom.”

        — Euripides

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

“Lo, I have wrangled with ftp and the command line and I have emerged victorious if slightly queasy.”

        — Sarah Stokely (@stokely)

Monday, May 25, 2015

“The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.”

        — Frances Willard

Friday, May 22, 2015

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

        — Unknown

Thursday, May 21, 2015

“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.”

        — Edmund Burke

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

“Thinking big generally scares everyone.”

        — Neil Gilmer

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

“There’s no thief like a bad movie.”

        — Sam Ewing

Monday, May 18, 2015

“There is now ten times as many lines of legal text about BusyBox than there is lines of source code.”

        — Bruce Perens, 2012

Friday, May 15, 2015

“A generous man forgets what he gives and remembers what he receives.”

        — Proverb

Thursday, May 14, 2015

“It’s a sad and stupid thing to have to proclaim yourself a revolutionary just to be a decent man.”

        — David Harris

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

“There are those that avoid failure, and those that seek success; those that avoid complexity, and those that seek simplicity.”

        — Simon Harris (@haruki_zaemon)

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

/* Sometimes I believe the compiler ignores all my comments. */

        — Unknown Programmer

Monday, May 11, 2015

“Sometimes you’re the windshield, and sometimes you’re the bug.”

        — Mark Knopfler

Friday, May 8, 2015

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”

        — Nelson Mandela

Thursday, May 7, 2015

“People are people through other people.”

        — African Proverb

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

“Out in the bush, the tarred road always ends just after the house of the local mayor.”

        — Australian observation

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

“Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.”

        — Jerry Rice

Monday, May 4, 2015

“Marriage is a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.”

        — Beverley Nichols

Friday, May 1, 2015

“Children have more need of models than of critics.”

        — Carolyn Coats

Thursday, April 30, 2015

“The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you’re still a rat.”

        — Lilly Tomlin

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

“In waking a tiger, use a long stick”

        — Mao Tse-Tung

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

“I praise loudly, I blame softly.”

        — Catherine the Great

Monday, April 27, 2015

“We are too busy mopping the floor to turn off the faucet.”

        — Unknown

Friday, April 24, 2015

“Those that think it permissible to tell white lies soon grow colour blind.”

        — Austin O’Malley

Thursday, April 23, 2015

“I don’t understand how the people of Tunisia overthrew their government without me signing an e-petition or changing my Twitter avatar.”

        — Matt Bailey (@mattb811)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

“A man chases a woman until she catches him.”

        — American Proverb

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

“There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience.”

        — Archibald McLeish

Monday, April 20, 2015

“The two best weapons for fighting off the demons of fear: laughter and math. I’m lousy at math.”

        — Jake Adelstein (@jakeadelstein)

Friday, April 17, 2015

“A man who marries his mistress leaves a vacancy in that position.”

        — Oscar Wilde

Thursday, April 16, 2015

“For business reasons, I must preserve the outward signs of sanity.”

        — Mark Twain

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

“Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn’t illegal.”

        — Voltaire

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

“Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.”

        — Don Marquis

Monday, April 13, 2015

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.”

        — Oscar Wilde

Friday, April 10, 2015

“Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, a touch that never hurts.”

        — Charles Dickens

Thursday, April 9, 2015

“Our marriage was built on mutual trust and a lot of acting ability.”

        — Unknown

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.”

        — Henrik Ibsen

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

“When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they’re finished, I climb out.”

        — Erma Bombeck

Monday, April 6, 2015

“May you get to Heaven a half hour before the Devil knows you’re dead.”

        — Irish Blessing

Friday, April 3, 2015

“Indecision becomes decision with time.”

        — Unknown

Thursday, April 2, 2015

“If you cannot win, make the one ahead of you break the record.”

        — Jan McKeithen

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

“Confusion is a renewable resource.”

        — Kent Beck (@KentBeck)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

“The problem with quick and dirty, is that the dirty remains long after the quick has been forgotten.”

        — Steve C McConnell

Monday, March 30, 2015

“Progress always involves risks. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.”

        — Frederick B. Wilcox

Friday, March 27, 2015

“If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.”

        — Unknown

Thursday, March 26, 2015

“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.”

        — Reba McEntire

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

“In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.”

        — Mignon McLaughlin

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

“I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what is too deep to find for words.”

        — Ruth St. Denis

Monday, March 23, 2015

“Growth for growth’s sake is the ideology of the cancer cell.”

        — Edward Abbey

Friday, March 20, 2015

“It’s better to crash into a nap than to nap into a crash.”

        — Unknown

Thursday, March 19, 2015

“Technology doesn’t make us dumb. It just allows us to make others aware of how dumb we are.”

        — Caprice Crane (@capricecrane)

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

“If we decide the real world is wrong because it does not match our lab, we are not doing science, we are doing economics.”

        — 2012

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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

        — Voltaire

Monday, March 16, 2015

“If cats looked like frogs we’d realise what nasty, cruel little bastards they are. Style. That’s what people remember.”

        — Terry Pratchett, Lords and Ladies


Friday, March 13, 2015

“Grant me the serenity to accept the code I cannot change, the courage to refactor the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”

        — Unknown

Thursday, March 12, 2015

“A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.”

        — The Knights of Pythagoras

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

“You can’t wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.”

        — Navajo Proverb

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

“Decaffeinated coffee is the devil’s blend.”

        — Unknown

Monday, March 9, 2015

“Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.”

        — Edward H. Harriman

Friday, March 6, 2015

“There is no greater disability in society, than the inability to see a person as more.”

        — Robert M. Hensel

Thursday, March 5, 2015

“One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.”

        — Andre Gide

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

“The world doesn’t care how many times you fall down, as long as it’s one fewer than the number of times you get back up.”

        — Aaron Sorkin #

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

“The day Microsoft makes something that doesn’t suck is probably the day they start making vacuum cleaners.”

        — Ernst Jan Plugge

Monday, March 2, 2015

“By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.”

        — Socrates

Friday, February 27, 2015

“No matter what amazing things you accomplish or how fantastic you are, a cat will always think it is better than you.”

        — Caprice Crane (@capricecrane)

Thursday, February 26, 2015

“To many people virtue consists chiefly in repenting faults, not in avoiding them.”

        — Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

“The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.”

        — Mark Russell

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”

        — Derek Bok

Monday, February 23, 2015

“Stupidity on the Internet is there for everyone to see for all times in perpetuity.”

        — Ron Kuby

Friday, February 20, 2015

“It takes a considerable amount of effort to learn Vim. It takes twice as much to unlearn it.”

        — john2x on Hacker News

Thursday, February 19, 2015

“No, no, you’re not thinking; you’re just being logical.”

        — Niels Bohr

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Debt, n.

An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slave driver.

        — Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

“Always back the horse named self-interest, son. It’ll be the only one trying.”

        — Jack Lang

Monday, February 16, 2015

“Critical decisions need to be made as late as possible, but before they make themselves.”

        — Mary Poppendieck, YOW! 2010

Friday, February 13, 2015

“Reality continues to ruin my life.”

        — Calvin & Hobbes by Bill Watterson

Thursday, February 12, 2015

“It requires less character to discover the faults of others than is does to tolerate them.”

        — J. Petit Senn

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

“When you’re in that voting booth with just your conscience and a pen, take the pen because that’s all you’ll ever get out of them.”

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

“For every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, neat, and wrong.”

        — H. L. Mencken

Monday, February 9, 2015

“The wages of sin are death, but after they take the taxes out, it’s more like a tired feeling.”

        — Paula Poundstone

Friday, February 6, 2015

“People can be taught to hate. And people can be taught to spell. But apparently, it’s one or the other.”

        — Caprice Crane

Thursday, February 5, 2015

“Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.”

        — Arthur Miller

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

“Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”

        — Andre Gide

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

“I am no longer willing to drive toward the future, using the rear-view mirror as my means of navigation.”

        — Anthony Robbins

Monday, February 2, 2015

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”

        — Frederick Douglass

Friday, January 30, 2015

“The more laws the more offenders.”

        — Thomas Fuller

Thursday, January 29, 2015

“Chocolate is ground from the beans of happiness.”

        — Alexis F. Hope

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

“Feelings are much like waves, we can’t stop them from coming, but we can choose which one to surf.”

        — Jonatan Mårtensson

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

“It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching.”

        — Saint Francis of Assisi

Friday, January 23, 2015

“Religion is like a drug, in small doses it’s curative, in large, it’s addictive.”

        — Eli Gold, The Good Wife

Thursday, January 22, 2015

“Life is a beta.”

        — Jeff Jarvis, TEDx NYED

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.”

        — Colin Powell

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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

        — Paul Fix

Monday, January 19, 2015

“Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often.”

        — Samuel Butler

Friday, January 16, 2015

“If the claws didn’t retract, cats would be like Velcro.”

        — Bruce Fogle

Thursday, January 15, 2015

“Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.”

        — Danny Kaye

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

“The law locks up the man who steals the goose from the common, but leaves the greater criminal loose who steals the common from the goose.”

        — Australian convict saying

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

“Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.”

        — Sophia Loren

Monday, January 12, 2015

“A company that focuses solely on profits ultimately betrays both itself and society.”

        — Bill Hewlett and David Packard

Friday, January 9, 2015

“A library is thought in cold storage.”

        — Herbert Samuel

Thursday, January 8, 2015

“A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married.”

        — H. L. Mencken

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

“I’m afraid of no man, and very few women.”

        — Unknown

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

“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

Monday, January 5, 2015

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

        — Samuel Butler

Friday, January 2, 2015

“Depressed people think they know themselves, but maybe they only know depression.”

        — Mark Epstein

Thursday, January 1, 2015

“Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more.”

        — Bob Talbert