Friday, April 29, 2016

“I know that you gave us exactly what we asked for, but these are really not what we were hoping for.”

        — Unknown, from Clients From Hell

Thursday, April 28, 2016

“Respect for the truth is an acquired taste.”

        — Mark van Doren

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

“Failure is an event, never a person.”

        — William D. Brown

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

“I have never lowered myself to name calling, and I’m not about to start on account of that prat.”

        — Unknown

Monday, April 25, 2016

“Dear coffee: we had a deal. I’d put you in my body, you would give me super powers. WTF happened?”

        — Cory Doctorow (@doctorow)

Friday, April 22, 2016

“I am driven by two main philosophies: know more about the world than I knew yesterday, and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.”

        — Neil deGrasse Tyson

Thursday, April 21, 2016

“One only needs two tools in life: WD-40 to make things go, and duct tape to make them stop.”

        — G. M. Weilacher

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

“If everybody thought before they spoke, the silence would be deafening.”

        — George Barzan

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

“Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level.”

        — Max L. Forman

Monday, April 18, 2016

“Listen to many, speak to a few.”

        — William Shakespeare

Friday, April 15, 2016

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”

        — Saint Augustine

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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

        — Henry Ward Beecher

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

“Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.”

        — William James

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

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

        — Gian Vincenzo Gravina

Monday, April 11, 2016

“Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.”

        — Leo Buscaglia

Friday, April 8, 2016

“You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.”

        — Unknown

Thursday, April 7, 2016

“A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.”

        — Shelby Foote

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

“The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads. That sucks.”

        — Jeff Hammerbacher

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

“If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

        — Albert Einstein

Monday, April 4, 2016

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

        — Lois Wyse

Friday, April 1, 2016

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

        — Richard Buckminster Fuller