Dec 31, 2003

If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure. -- Dan Quayle

Dec 29, 2003

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. -- Ronald Reagan

Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. -- Franklin P. Jones

The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop. -- P. J. O'Rourke

All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often. -- Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts"

Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular. But it is not something that can be demanded from life, and if you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it and see what treasures you can pluck from your own brand of unhappiness. -- Robertson Davies
Bore, n.: A person who talks when you wish him to listen. -- Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions? -- Scott Adams

Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment. -- Barry LePatner

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. -- Samuel Johnson

Dec 23, 2003

It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety. -- Isaac Asimov

Dec 22, 2003

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. -- Voltaire

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. -- Mark Twain

I am not young enough to know everything. -- Oscar Wilde

I find nothing more depressing than optimism. -- Paul Fussell

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. -- Robert Frost

Dec 18, 2003

Estimated amount of glucose used by an adult human brain each day, expressed in M&Ms: 250 -- Harper's Index, October 1989

Dec 17, 2003

Never believe anything until it has been officially denied. -- Claud Cockburn

Dec 15, 2003

Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped. -- Elbert Hubbard
The two most common elements in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity. -- Harlan Ellison

Dec 12, 2003

Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger. -- Franklin P. Jones

Dec 9, 2003

The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'. -- Larry Hardiman

Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors. -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase; if you pursue happiness you'll never find it. -- C. P. Snow
He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death. -- Saki

.The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children. -- King Edward VIII

Dec 5, 2003

People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up. -- Ogden Nash

God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh. -- Voltaire

Dec 3, 2003

I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me. -- Noel Coward

Dec 2, 2003

The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents. -- Nathaniel Borenstein

If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee -- that will do them in. -- Bradley's Bromide