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Science would be superfluous if the outward appearance and the essence
of things directly coincided.
Certum est, quia impossibile.
(It is certain, because it is impossible.)
Maturity is when you quit blaming other people for your problems.
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, senseless brutality, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is; I would rather be torn to shreds than be part of so base an action! It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder."
The condition of the free man is that he does not live for the benefit of another. -- MrAristotle
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. -- DouglasAdams
Prediction is especially difficult. Especially about the future. -- NielsBohr
It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word. -- AndrewJackson?
- The quote by MarkTwain runs, "I don't give a damn for a man who can spell a word only one way."
What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out,
which is the exact opposite. -- BertrandRussel?
It doesn't matter who you are. Most of the smartest people work for
somebody else. -- BillJoy
Teach a man to make fire, and he will be warm for a day. Set a man on
fire, and he will be warm for the rest of his life. -- John A. Hrastar
Two rules to success in life:
1. Don't tell people everything you know.
Bad breath is better than no breath at all. -- anon
"Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song, A medley of extemporanea; And love
is a thing that can never go wrong; And I am Marie of Roumania." -- DorothyParker?
The academic community has in it the biggest concentration of alarmists, cranks, and extremists this side of the giggle house. -- WilliamFbuckleyJr?
Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought. -- HenriBergson?
When you have nothing important or interesting to say, don't let anyone persuade you to say it. -- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
When you are angry or frustrated, what comes out? Whatever it is, it's a good indication of what you're made of. -- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. -- NapoleonBonaparte
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. -- ChineseProverb?
Quality of Life is inversely proportional to the number of keys on your keyring. -- RogerBrowne
(Poor janitors must have it REAL tough out there.)
"A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation."
-- H.H. Munro, 1924
-- an unknown.
-- a drip under pressure.
-- an unknown drip under pressure.
"Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, and sometimes it rains. But every single one you got to dress for." -- Satchel Paige
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not "Eureka!" ("I found it!") but rather "hmm ... that's funny ...' -- IsaacAsimov
When your hammer is C++, everything begins to look like a thumb. -- Steve Haflich
A couple of months in the laboratory can frequently save a couple of hours in the library. -- Frank Westheimer