Quotes

Some of my favorite quotes… Over the years, I’ve collected quotes that have made me smile or think. I keep them here when I remember to update the page. I use remote_random_gmail_sign.user.js to randomly select one for the bottom of my gmail compositions.

== Quotes ==

“Be quick but don’t hurry”
– John Wooden

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“Are we falling or flying; are we living or dying?”
– Grace Potter and the Nocturnals (Falling or Flying on the album This Is Somewhere (2007))

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“Don’t be trapped by dogma which is living with the results of other people’s thinking”
– Steve Jobs (to the Stanford class of 2005)

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Not all those who wander are lost.
– J.R.R. Tolkien

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[Exit, pursued by a bear]
– William Shakespeare, Winter’s Tale, Act III, Scene 3

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all is uneven,
And every thing is left at six and seven.

Duke of York (Shakespeare, Richard II, Act 2, Scene 2)

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“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
Arthur Ashe

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“I have come to see the nonsense of trying to describe fine scenery.”
— Nathaniel Hawthorne

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“Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win.”
— Gary Lineker

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I do desire we may be better strangers.
— William Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act 3, Scene 2

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Having a destination is so important because at least you know if you miss it.
— KP George (2014)

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I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.
— Douglas Adams

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Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight?
— Pinky

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Caught up in a whirlwind, can’t catch my breath.
— Stevie Ray Vaughan, Tightrope (1989)

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speed of lightning, roar of thunder
fighting all who rob or plunder
Underdog. Underdog!

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“Now, some they do, and some they don’t, and some you just can’t tell.
And some they will, and some they won’t, with some it’s just as well.”

— Supertramp, Goodbye Stranger

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“Nobody trusts anyone, or why did they put tilt on a pinball machine.”
— Steve McQueen

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Get in, sit down, shut up and hold on
Toby Keith

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“If you want to go quickly, go by yourself — if you want to go farther, go in a group.”
— Doc Rivers, Boston Celtics Coach ( SI, 6 May 2013 )

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“The soccer gods giveth, and they taketh away.”
— Alexi Lalas (6 Dec 2012, prior to 2014 WC draw)

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…and the time has come for my departure. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith
— 2 Timothy 4:6-7

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“Don’t tell me how rough the seas are, bring the ship in”
— Ernie Johnson
(During 2013 NLCS Game 2)

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The difference between complete and finished

“When you marry the right woman, you are complete. But, when you marry the wrong woman, you are finished. If the right one catches you with the wrong one, you are completely finished.”

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“The field is honest and gives its own verdict.” –Michael Bradley

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“I think it’s time for beer” -Franklin D. Roosevelt (March 12, 1933)

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Put your trust in the lord and keep your powder dry
— Oliver Cromwell

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“Strength is not the same as anger”
— The English Beat

Special Beat Service

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“All we’ve guaranteed is that there will be failure”
Jody Winston (24 May 2012) on SaaS Servers

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“God is great, beer is good, and people are crazy”
–Billy Currington

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“Goaltending is 75 percent of your hockey team, unless you don’t have it. Then it’s 100 percent”
— Harry Neale

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“ There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before.”
— Willa Cather

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“Alice laughed: “There’s no use trying,” she said; “one can’t believe impossible things.”
“I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
Alice in Wonderland.

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“If you’re going through hell, keep going”
— Winston Churchill

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“You don’t get credit for putting out the fire you started.”
— Eric Wynalda

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“Go at it boldly, and you’ll find unexpected forces closing round you and coming to your aid.”
— Basil King (1859–1928)

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The problem with seeing the best in people is that it causes you to miss the rest of people

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I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done.
— Steven Wright

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“We have to reduce our expectations of England and we have the players to do it”
– Former England Manager Steve McClaren (Dec 2011)

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“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”
– Plato

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“From a battle I come, to a battle I ride.”
– Manowar

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“People of accomplishment rarely sat back & let things happen to them. They went out & happened to things.”
-Leonardo Da Vinci

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“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”
-Vince Lombardi

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Death once had a near-Phil Neville experience.

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A fork in the road brings clarity; eventually.
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Careful – we don’t want to learn from this
— Calvin and Hobbes
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A slipping gear could let your M203 grenade launcher fire when you least expect it.
That would make you quite unpopular in what’s left of your unit.
— The U.S. Army’s PS magazine, August 1993
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At some point, you have to jump out of the plane under the assumption that you can get the parachute sewn together in time to deploy it.
— Jack Rickard

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The best way to make a fire with two sticks is to make sure one of them is a match
— Will Rogers

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Glendowner: I can call spirits from the vasty deep.
Hotspur: Why, so can I, or so can any man; but will they come when you do call for them?

— William Shakespeare, King Henry IV, Part I

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The first 90 percent of the code accounts for the first 90 percent of the development time. The remaining 10 percent of the code accounts for the other 90 percent of the development time…
–T. Cargill

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Let us celebrate with wine and sweet words
-Plautus

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happiness = reality / expectations

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“Change before you’re forced to change. Find a better solution”
— Roger Goodell, August 2006, to NFL owners while campaigning for commissioner (SI 7 Feb 2011)

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Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.
— John Lithgow

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“But I also knew, and forgot, Hoare’s dictum that premature optimization is the root of all evil in programming”
— Donald Knuth (The Errors of TeX)

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“Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.”
— Alan Perlis

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He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
— Sir Winston Churchill
British politician (1874 – 1965)

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“If you buy a ticket, sometimes you win the raffle”
— Martin Tyler (On Dempsey’s shot, that should have been saved, that tied the US and England at 1 in the 2010 World Cup)

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“Show me your friends and I’ll show you your future”
— Kyle Rote Jr.

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“Between the posts – that’s where he’s gonna get his goals.”
— Sky Sports TV commentator Jamie Redknapp reveals the secret to Wayne Rooney’s success during a Manchester United win over Arsenal

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To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk
–- Thomas Edison

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“Do humans have emotions that range from so gentle to so intense?” a young siren asked.
“Yes”, the siren answered, “They call it Love.”
–- seen in a Starbucks in Columbus, OH airport (24 Oct 2008)

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“Anything you do not give freely and abundantly becomes lost to you. You open your safe and find ashes.” -–Annie Dillard

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“The only way to oppose a bad idea is to replace it with a good idea”
– Jack Kemp (NFL Quarterback, US Congressman, 1935-2009)

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If you’re one step ahead of everyone else, you are a leader.
If you’re two steps ahead, you are a martyr.

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“Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.”
–- Robert Benchley
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“Love is a freefall with no net”
-– kody Katana

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“love is friendship set on fire” —- Jeremy Taylor

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Not everything that can be counted counts and not everything that counts can be counted –- Albert Einstein
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Character is what you have left when you’ve lost everything you can lose.
— Evan Esar

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I may not have gone where I intended to go,
but I think I have ended up where I intended to be
–- Douglas Adams

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The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.
–- Arthur Koestler

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“If you’re drinking to forget, please pay in advance”

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“He who laughs last, thinks the slowest”

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君子务本 (It is upon the Trunk that a gentleman works.)
–Confucius

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“No matter how hard you train, somebody will train harder.
No matter how hard you run, somebody will run harder.
No matter how hard you want it, somebody will want it more. I am somebody.”

– Steve Prefontaine

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“Soccer can be the most gracious lady, and it can also be the biggest bitch.”
– Glen “Mooch” Myernick (at the ‘02 World Cup)

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“This isn’t a damn grad. school project,
we’re trying to run a business!”

– Mary Cole

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“Don’t get fired. More importantly, don’t get me fired.”
– Venkat Vizwanathan (on what to say to upper management when the opportunity arises, 2014)

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There’s a link between acting rightly and being happy
– Socrates

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“succisa virescit” (When cut down, it grows back stronger)

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“Don’t worry about people stealing an idea. If it’s original, you will have
to ram it down their throats.”

– Howard Aiken (Portraits in Silicon by Robert Slater, 1987, p. 88.)

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“God don’t make no mistakes – that’s how he got to be God”
– Archie Bunker

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“Hope is a waking dream.”
– Aristotle

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“I do not fear computers. I fear lack of them.”
– Isaac Asimov

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“The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new
discoveries, is not ‘Eureka (I found it)’ but ‘That’s funny…’ “
– Isaac Asimov

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“I felt at that moment that it was my chance to do one thing supremely well.”
– Sir Roger Bannister (on breaking 4-minute barrier)

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“Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer.
Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention,
but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.”
– Dave Barry

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“All the other nations are drinking Ray Charles beer, and we are drinking
Barry Manilow.” – Dave Barry

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If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it
be enthusiasm.

~ Bruce Barton ~
(1886-1967, American Marketing Expert, Author)

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Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder
–seen on Homebrew Digest

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“A technique is a trick you can use more than once”
– Jim Blinn

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“Grab a brew…Don’t cost nothin’”
– John Belushi as Bluto

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“A hot dog at the ballpark is better than a steak at the Ritz.”
– Humphrey Bogart

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“The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind.”
– Humphrey Bogart

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God may not give us an easy journey to the promised land, but He will
give us a safe one.
– Bonar

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“Angel in devil shoes, salvation in the blues…”
– Bono (Angel of Harlem)

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“Okay Edge, play the blues…”
– Bono

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“Give a man a beer and he wastes an afternoon. But teach him how to
brew and he wastes an entire lifetime”

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“You can only drink 40 or 50 glasses of beer a day,
no matter how rich you are.”
–Col. Adolphus Busch

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Follow your bliss and doors will open where there were no doors before.
–Joseph Campbell

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“Love means that there is no habit visible, you have come to the place
where the habit is lost, and by practice you do the thing unconsciously.”
– Oswald Chambers

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“If love is always discreet, always wise,
always sensible and calculating, never carried beyond itself,
it is not love at all.”

– Oswald Chambers

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“If you don’t know where you are going,
then it doesn’t much matter which road you take.”
–The Chesire Cat

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Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.

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May you live in interesting times — Old Chinese Curse

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“To imagine is to change; To be perfect is to change often.”
– Winston Churchill

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“Always remember that I have taken more out of alcohol
then alcohol has taken out of me.”
– Winston Churchill

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“Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your drink.”
– Lady Astor to Winston Churchill
“Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it.”
– Churchill’s reply

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Lady Astor: “You are drunk sir!”
Churchill: “And you, madam, are ugly. And in the morning I shall be sober
but you shall still be ugly!”

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“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with
no loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill.

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“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
– Arthur C. Clarke

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‘Cause he’s willing to wait for the miracle
Willing to wait it through
He’s willing to wait for the miracle
What else is he gonna do?

– Marc Cohn ( Walk on Water)
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“Courage is not the absence of fear, rather the understanding that
there is something more important than fear.”

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“Coffee for my breakfast. A Shot of whiskey on the side.”
– Robert Cray from “Forecast”

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“Anytime you try to win everything, you must be willing to lose
everything.”
– Larry Csonka, running back, undefeated ‘72 Miami Dolphins

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“You’re not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.”
– Dean Martin

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“There are three types of death in this world. There’s heart death,
there’s brain death, and there’s being off the net
– Guy Almes

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“The last time that I trusted a dame was in Paris in 1940. She said
she was going out to get a bottle of wine. Two hours later the
Germans marched into France.”
– Sam Diamond in Murder by Death

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“I’d rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints”
– Billy Joel (Only the Good Die Young)

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Well, I woke up this mornin’ and I got myself a beer!
The future’s uncertain and the end is always near!
– The Doors

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“MsDos is to computing as Etch-A-Sketch is to art.”

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“Everything that can be invented, has been invented.”
-Charles H. Duell, 1899

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“There ain’t no rules around here!
We’re trying to accomplish something!”
– Thomas Edison –

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“Subtle is the Lord, but malicious He is not.”
– Albert Einstein

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“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.”
– Albert Einstein

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“Imagination is more important than intelligence”
– Albert Einstein

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“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
– George Eliot

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I turned the big one-oh
I feel so old
And candy just doesn’t taste as good any more
–Alejandro Escovedo

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Fear is just excitement in need of an attitude adjustment.

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“…And I will make it felony to drink small beer.”
King Henry VI
Act iv, scene ii
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“There are only two things without limit.
Femininity and the means to exploit it.”

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“What contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch?” — W.C. Fields

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“Once knew a woman who drove me to drink……
Never wrote to thank her.”
— W.C. Fields

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“Draw your chair up close to the edge of a precipice
and I’ll tell you a story”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

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“Show me a hero and I’ll write you a tragedy”
– F. Scott Fitzgerald

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“When I drink whiskey, I drink whiskey, and when I drink water, I drink water.”
– Michaeleen Oge Flynn (played by Barry FitzGerald) in “The Quiet Man”
when asked if he’d take some water in his whiskey

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“Fortuna Favet Audaci” (Fortune Favors the Bold)

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“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.”
–Ben Franklin

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“Technology is the excuse to meet great people”
– John Fujii @ SIGGRAPH 2000

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“Imagination is stronger than knowledge. Myth is more potent
than history. Dreams are more powerful than facts.” -Robert Fulghum

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“God is a verb, not a noun – proper or improper”
– R. Buckminster Fuller

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“I spent a lot of money on booze, birds, and fast cars.
The rest I just squandered.”
– George Best, Manchester United Midfielder

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“If you go in hard, you won’t get hurt.”
– old soccer proverb

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“We dance, we kiss, we shmooz, we carry on, we go home happy.
What do you say?”
– Hades
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“You Americans have no culture. None.
The only things you have ever given the world
are Rock & Roll and Harley-Davidson.”
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Faith is … the evidence of things not seen
– Hebrews 11:1

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“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk.
That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”
– Ernest Hemingway
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“An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk
to spend time with his fools.”
– Ernest Hemingway
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“All I’m asking for is what I want”
– Ricky Henderson, baseball player

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Maybe we’ll leave come springtime
Meanwhile, have another beer
What would we do without all these jerks anyway?
Besides, all our friends are here
– Don Henley

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“You’d better bring something to the party, boy, if you party here”
–Don Henley
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“Badness you can get easily, in quantity: the road is smooth, and it
lies close by. But in front of excellence the immortal gods have put
sweat, and long and steep is the way to it, and rough at first. But
when you come to the top, then it is easy, even though it is hard.”
– Hesiod
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“You know, to mountaineers, it’s one thing getting to the top, but
another getting back to the bottom. I’ll settle for that”

– Sir Edmund Hillary (on the possibility that Mallory & Irvine made it
to the top of Everest first)

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“Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don’t quit”
– Conrad Hilton

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So long as a man lives, he has no greater glory
than what he wins with his feet or his hands in the games.
– Homer from the Olympiad

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“Beer, now that’s a temporary solution…”
– Homer Jay Simpson

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“Love is not dependent on the beloved but on the lover”

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“An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.”
– Victor Hugo

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Our children are mirrors of our hearts.
–Colleen Hylton

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“It seems the more I learn, the less I know.”
–Idiot Savant
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“Never argue with idiots – first they drag you down to their level,
then they beat you with experience”
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“Reality is an illusion that occurs due to lack of alcohol.”
– Anonymous
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One does not grow older at the table
–Old Italian Proverb
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“A bottle of wine begs to be shared, I have never met a misery wine lover”
– Clifton Jadian
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“He who knows best knows how little he knows.”
– Thomas Jefferson
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The road through life is long and rocky.
Take plenty beer.
–Joe’s Crab Shack–
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“No, sir: There is nothing which has been contrived by man by which so
much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn.”
– Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
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Cry ‘Havoc,’ and let slip the dogs of war;

W. Shakespeare
Julius Caesar, Act III, Scene I

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“Most of our predictions are based on linear thinking.
That’s why they will most likely be wrong.”
– Vinod Khosla

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“A sense of humor is an invaluable asset and a means of survival in life”
– Kim Chapman
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Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;
W. Shakespeare
King Henry V, Act III, Scene I
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For God’s sake, let us sit upon the ground
And tell sad stories of the death of kings;

W. Shakespeare
King Richard II, Act III, Scene II

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The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously
–Henry Kissinger
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“Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer.
Art is everything else.”
– Donald Knuth
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Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage
leaves him less than he had been before – it takes something from him.

Louis L’Amour
(1908-1988, American Western Author)
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Those who will not follow are doomed to lead!

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“All right, but apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine,
public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh-water systems and public
health, what have the Romans ever done for us?”
– Reg in Life of Brian

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“We are not bodies with souls. We are souls with bodies.”
– L
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The longings of your heart, then, are not incidental; they are
critical messages. The desires of your heart are not to be ignored;
they are to be consulted. As the wind turns the weather vane, so
God uses your passions to turn your life. God is too gracious to
ask you to do something you hate.

Max Lucado

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Love makes the world go round? Not at all.
Whiskey makes it go round twice as fast.”

—Compton Mackenzie
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“Well it seems I’ve been a soldier. Heaven knows I’ve been no saint.”
– edwin mccain

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“An opponent should get more respect on a ball field than Jesus or
your parents. Because without an opponent it’s just practice, and
you’ll never find out what matters. You’ll never find out about
yourself.”
– Tim McGraw on what he’d like to teach kids about baseball
Sports Illustrated

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“There comes a time when every man feels the urge to spit on his hands,
hoist the black flag, and start slitting throats.”
– H. L. Mencken
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“For every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, neat, and
wrong.”
– H. L. Mencken
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Complain. It’s part of your job. Take satisfaction in it.
Revel in it. Make an art of it. And then expect nothing.
– Joe Michaud

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“I saw the angel in the marble and I carved until I set him free.”
– Michelangelo

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“When evil men plot, good men plan.”
– Martin Luther King Jr.
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“I drink to make other people interesting.”
–George Jean Nathan

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“I’m going to go to the bathroom. I think better after I’ve gone to
the bathroom.”

– Nico, age 7, on doing his homework

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“It’s where everything you find that you want.”
– Nico Senften, age 7, on what the internet is
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“I’m drinking some wine, eating some cheese, and catching some rays,
you know.”
– Oddball in Kelly’s Heroes

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“Science takes nature apart in order to generate theories and information.
Technology puts things together to change the world.”
– Greg Olson, QuesTek, Chief Science Officer
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“Well, you know that you’re over the hill when you mind
makes a promise that your body can’t fill”

–Little Feat
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“According to Kurzweil, the next 18 months will be the equivalent of
5 years of change… I made that up”

– Scott Owen, in 2001 when planning for SIGGRAPH 2002

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Use the blues to fix the hole in your soul
– Paul L. “Pro” Pearson

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“To the world you might be one person,
but to one person you might be the world.”

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borrow money from a pessimist — they don’t expect it back.
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“In God we trust, all others must show data.”
– Met’s pitching coach Rick Peterson

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“Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.”
– Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
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“He was a wise man who invented beer.”
– Plato

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“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.”
–Steve Prefontaine

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Give beer to those who are perishing,
wine to those who are in anguish;
let then drink and forget their poverty
and remember their misery no more.

Proverbs 31:6-7
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“Let’s Splice the Main Brace!”
– Col. Pusser
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“The first race probably took place as soon as the second bicycle was
completed”

– J. Else
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Don’t read everything you believe.
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This ain’t no technological breakdown
Oh no, this is the road to hell
– Chris Rea (from The Road To Hell)

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“You say you got a real solution
Well you know, We’d all love to see the plan”

– Lennon/McCartney (Revolution)
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why is sky blue [r=135, g=206, b=235]?

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“You walk out to the middle of the [practice] floor, and you say the
three greatest words that any coach will ever say, which are, ‘Bring
it in.’ And they come in, and you start the whole process again.”

– Pat Riley on what he misses about coaching
(Sports Illustrated, 3 May 2004)

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“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the
strong man stumbles. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in
the arena who strives valiantly.”
— Teddy Roosevelt

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Ad Astra Per Aspera
(A rough road leads to the stars)

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“Put not your trust in Kings and Princes.
Three of a kind will take them both.”
– General Robert C. Schenck
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Seminars, n.
From “Semi” and “arse”, hence, any half-assed discussion
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Dromio of Ephesus: Am I so round with you as you with me,
That like a football you do spurn me thus?

– W. Shakespeare
The Comedy of Errors, Act II, Scene I
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Blessing of your Heart, You brew good ale

W. Shakespeare
The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act II, Scene I
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“The way some people talk about soccer, you’d think the result of one
game was a matter of life and death. They don’t understand; it is
much more important than that.”
– Bill Shankley, former manager, Liverpool Football Club

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Balancing my ABCs
Takes from noon to half past three.
I don’t have time to grab a T
Or even stop to take a P.
– Shel Silverstein
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“I feel sorry for people who don’t drink. When they wake up in the morning,
that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.”
– Frank Sinatra
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“The real question is not whether machines think but whether men
do. The mystery which surrounds a thinking machine already surrounds a
thinking man.”

– B. F. Skinner, Contingencies of Reinforcement
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“Talk to the butt.”
– Snowbell (from Stuart Little)

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Law of Software Envelopment

“Every program attempts to expand until it can read mail.
Those programs which cannot so expand are replaced by ones
which can.”
Jamie Zawinski «jwz@jwz.org»

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Eat, O friends, and drink; drink your fill, O lovers.
– Song of Songs 5:1
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Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by
stupidity.
– unknown

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“Think of the sunset from the sun’s point of view.”

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“…one day I’ll eat that darn canary,
and then I’ll be happy, yessirrie…”
–Sylvester the cat

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“Truth may sometimes come out of the Devil’s mouth”
– Dr. Thomas Fuller, 17th-Century British Clergyman and Author

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“The best thing about baseball is that you can do something about
yesterday tomorrow.”
– Manny Trillo, ex-Giants infielder

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We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
–T.S. Eliot (Little Gidding)

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“Do what is right. You will gratify the few, and astound the rest.”
– Mark Twain

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“Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough”
– Mark Twain

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“Ah, Fortune smiles. Another day of wine and roses.
Or, in your case, beer and pizza!”
– Two-Face
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“When you’re in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out.
A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, ‘Damn, that was
fun.’”

—Unknown
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“I dream my painting and then I paint my dream.”
– Vincent Van Gogh
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“Courage is being scared to death – but saddling up anyway.”
– John Wayne ((1907 – 1979))
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Caught up in a whirlwind, can’t catch my breath
–SRV

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“Work is the curse of the drinking class.”
–Oscar Wilde

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“God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability”
– Oscar Wilde
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“Give me a woman who loves beer and I will conquer the world.”
– Kaiser Wilhelm

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For a quart of ale is a dish for a king.

W. Shakespeare
The Winter’s Tale, Act IV, Scene III

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“When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.”
–Henny Youngman

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“…I’m just warning you. Now thee can go past and the bloody ball can
go past, but thee and the ball are not going past together”

– Alf Young to Tommy Lawton
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“Time is never wasted when you’re wasted all the time.”
–Catherine Zandonella

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“A bowl of noodles is a snapshot of the universe”

– seen on a chopstick @ the Zao Noodle Bar in Palo Alto

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You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline.
It helps if you have some kind of football team,
or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.

– Frank Zappa

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