Jan 30, 2004

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried. -- Sir Winston Churchill

We are an impossibility in an impossible universe. -- Ray Bradbury

Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits that under analysis some of them won't stand up either. -- Evan Esar, Esar's Comic Dictionary

Jan 28, 2004

Brain: an apparatus with which we think we think. -- Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. -- Dr. Seuss

Jan 26, 2004

I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity. -- Tom Stoppard

Drama is life with the dull bits cut out. -- Alfred Hitchcock
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong. -- William J. H. Boetcker

There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted. -- James Branch Cabell

Jan 22, 2004

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it. -- Clarence Darrow

If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time. -- Edith Wharton

Jan 21, 2004

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence. -- Jules Feiffer

We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like? -- Jean Cocteau

Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories - those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost. -- Russell Baker

Jan 20, 2004

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool. -- Richard Feynman

Never attribute to malice what can be adequately explained by stupidity. -- Nick Diamos

You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. -- Eric Hoffer

Jan 15, 2004

Don't worry if you're a kleptomaniac, you can always take something for it. -- Unknown

One thing you will probably remember well is any time you forgive and forget. -- Franklin P. Jones

Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong. -- George Carlin

Jan 14, 2004

Nostalgia isn't what it used to be. -- Peter De Vries

It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them. -- Alfred Adler

Jan 13, 2004

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation. -- Saki, "The Square Egg", 1924

It is always the best policy to speak the truth--unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar. -- Jerome K. Jerome

In answer to the question of why it happened, I offer the modest proposal that our Universe is simply one of those things which happen from time to time. -- Edward P. Tryon

Jan 9, 2004

The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory. -- Paul Fix

Jan 8, 2004

There are two types of people--those who come into a room and say, 'Well, here I am!' and those who come in and say, 'Ah, there you are.' -- Frederick L Collins

Jan 7, 2004

1. Never tell everything at once. -- Ken Venturi, Ken Venturi's Two Great Rules of Life

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. -- Chinese Proverb

Jan 6, 2004

I'm still an atheist, thank God. -- Luis Bunuel

Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows. -- David T. Wolf
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered. -- Voltaire

As you journey through life take a minute every now and then to give a thought for the other fellow. He could be plotting something. -- Hagar the Horrible