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