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Quotes to Remember

Quotes found on the web:

  • 90% of being smart is knowing what you’re dumb at.
  • University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.” – Henry Kissinger
  • There is nothing as stupid as an educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in. –Will Rogers
  • There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. — Josh Billings
  • Forgive your enemies but never forget their names. — John F. Kennedy
  • You can always pick up your needle and move to another groove. –Timothy Leary
  • “The human race likes to give itself airs. One good volcano can produce more greenhouse gases in a year than the human race has in its entire history.” — Ray Bradbury.
  • The ozone layer or cheese in a spray can. Don’t make me choose.
  • Whenever you have an efficient government you have a dictatorship. –Harry S Truman (1884 – 1972)
  • Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for. — Will Rogers
  • Two types of people are attracted to Alaska: one sees new ground to plow up, the other to preserve the wilderness. -Jay S. Hammond, former Governor of Alaska
  • “You can’t just let nature run wild.” — Wally Hickel, former governor of Alaska
  • “Great God, this is an aweful place” – Robert Falcon Scott, speaking of Antarctica
  • “The English have loudly and openly told the world that ski and dogs are unusable in these regions and that fur clothes are rubish. We will see – we will see.” – Roald Amundsen
  • “There is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.” — Sir Rannulph Fiennes
  • “Adventure is just bad planning.” — Roald Amundsen (1872-1928)
  • “Many times I have thanked God for a bite of raw dog.” — Robert Peary (1856-1920)
  • If we aren’t supposed to eat animals, why are they made of meat?
  • There’s plenty of room for all God’s creatures. Right next to the mashed potatoes. — Saskatoon Restaurant
  • Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work. — Mark Twain
  • “Work ain’t gonna do itself.”
  • “If it ain’t broke, it don’t hurt.”
  • “If it ain’t broke, you’re not trying.” — Red Green
  • Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. — Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)
  • God’s last name is not “Dammit”.
  • Sitting in church doesn’t make you a Christian just as sitting in a garage doesn’t make you a Chevrolet. — Garrison Keillor
  • Poetry is when you make new things familiar and familiar things new.
  • Anything worth guarding was worth stealing.
  • We are perishing for want of wonder, not for want of wonders. ~ GKC
  • “My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.” — Aldous Huxley.
  • “Comfort the troubled, and trouble the comfortable.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • “No good deed goes unpunished!” — Clare Boothe Luce
  • Sacred cows make the best hamburger. — Marine General Jack Sheehan
  • “Everything is true, nothing is permitted.” — Jerod Poore
  • “Life ain’t like the movies: not everyone in a white hat is a good guy.”
  • Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. — Arthur C. Clarke
  • Press any key… no, no, no, not that one!.
  • You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake. — Jeannette Rankin (1880 – 1973)
  • The E-mail of the species is more deadly than the mail…
  • Outdoors men should recognize the difference between black bear and grizzly bear droppings. Black bear droppings are smaller and contain lots of berries and squirrel fur. Grizzly bear droppings have little bells in them and smell like pepper spray.
  • Music hath the charm to soothe a savage beast, but I’d try a revolver first. — Josh Billings
  • “The Earth is degenerating today. Bribery and corruption abound. Children no longer obey their parents, every man wants to write a book, and it is evident that the end of the world is fast approaching.” — Assyrian tablet, c. 2800 BC
  • “In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man brave, hated, and scorned. When his cause succeeds, however, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.” — Mark Twain
  • “They have gun control in Cuba. They have universal health care in Cuba. So why do they want to come here?” — Paul Harvey
  • What boots up must come down..
  • Dyin’ with yer boots on is still dyin’.
  • A paperless office has about as much chance as a paperless bathroom..
  • “Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done.” — Andy Rooney
  • “A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk I have a work station…”
  • “I’m not overweight. I’m just nine inches too short.” — Shelley Winters
  • “Communism won’t work because people like to own stuff.” –Frank Zappa
  • “I may disagree with everything you say, but will defend unto death your right to say it.” –Voltaire
  • “Democracy is the worst form of government except for all the others.” –Winston Churchill
  • “The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” –Edmund Burke (1729-97)
  • “Remember, there’s a big difference between kneeling down and bending over!” –Frank Zappa (1940-1993)
  • We can’t all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by. –Will Rogers
  • Beware the sound of one hand clapping
  • Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and the government when it deserves it. –Mark Twain
  • Diplomacy is the art of saying ‘Nice doggie’ until you can find a rock. –Will Rogers
  • Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach him to use the Web and he won’t bother you for weeks.
  • “There are moments when everything goes well, but don’t be frightened.” — Jules Renard
  • The Queue Principle: The longer you wait in line, the greater the likelihood that you are standing in the wrong line.
  • “The summit is just a halfway point.” — Ed Visteurs
  • RTFM
  • You can’t teach a new mouse old clicks.
  • Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip. –Will Rogers
  • Cats are smarter than dogs. You can’t get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.
  • Backups? We don’ *NEED* no steenking backups
  • The best way to have quiche for dinner is to make it and put it in the oven to bake at 325 degrees. Meanwhile, grill a large T-bone and when it’s done, eat it. As for the quiche, continue to let it bake, but otherwise ignore it.
  • Modem: How a Southerner asks for seconds…
  • Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence; Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear. — William E. Gladstone
  • Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money to even be defeated. –Will Rogers
  • “Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.” — Lester B. Pearson, Prime Minister of Canada.
  • Modulation in all things..
  • Whenever your bladder is full – you go deaf.
  • These voices in my head may not be real, but they sure have some interesting ideas
  • There are three kinds of men. The ones that learn by readin’. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves. –Will Rogers (I don’t think so…..)
  • Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want. — Joseph Wood Krutch
  • When a cat is dropped, it always lands on its feet. When toast is dropped, it always lands butter-side-down. I propose to strap buttered toast to the back of a cat [butter facing up]. The two will hover, spinning, inches above the ground. With a giant buttered-toast/cat array, a high-speed monorail could easily link New York with Chicago. — Omni
  • Why Yawning Is Contagious: You yawn to equalize the pressure on your eardrums. This pressure change outside your eardrums unbalances other people’s ear pressures, so they must yawn to even it out. — Omni
  • When subjected to extreme feminine heat and pressure, male hydrocarbons will often produce a diamond. — Omni
  • In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, however, there is.
  • Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance.” –Sam Brown
  • Make it idiot-proof, and someone will make a better idiot.
  • The best friend is likely to acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is based on the talent for friendship. –Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Tell me again what that ‘-r’ option to rm does…
  • Some people have told me they don’t think a fat penguin really embodies the grace of Linux, which just tells me they have never seen an angry penguin charging at them in excess of 100mph. They’d be a lot more careful about what they say if they had.” — Linus Torvalds
  • There Are No Stupid Questions, But There Are A Lot Of Inquisitive Idiots.
  • I’d like to help you out…which way did you come in?
  • The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once. — Albert Einstein
  • If everything is under control, you are going too slow. – Mario Andretti
  • When You Earnestly Believe You Can Compensate For A Lack Of Skill By Doubling Your Efforts, There’s No End To What You Can’t Do.
  • Resistance is useless! (If < 1 ohm)
  • Don’t put all your hypes in one home page.
  • Deja Moo: The feeling you’ve heard this BS before.
  • Talkers are no good doers.” — William Shakespeare, Henry VI
  • The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit. — Somerset Maugham
  • Never miss a good chance to shut up.

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  1. Leenah says:

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