Saturday, April 28, 2007

Quotes and Comments

In heaven all the interesting people are missing.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

Excessive virtue and creativity often are not found in the same person.

I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.
Rita Mae Brown

It's certainly my reason for living.

On my income tax 1040 it says 'Check this box if you are blind.' I wanted to put a check mark about three inches away.
Tom Lehrer (1928 - )

A typical example of government blockheadedness

You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.
Woody Allen (1935 - )

Life without such pleasures may not make you live longer, but I guarantee that it will seem longer.

Riches cover a multitude of woes.
Menander (342 BC - 292 BC)

Money cannot buy happiness, but it can surely make misery easier to bear.

If Christ were here now there is one thing he would not be - a Christian.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Jesus, please save me from your followers

To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.
Anatole France Thibault

Progress is made by imagining the possibilities, not relying upon currents facts.

Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves.
Peter McArthur

Don't be the workplace suck-up.

If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

It takes all kinds to make a world.

The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.
Elizabeth Taylor (1932 - )

There's no one more insufferable than a self-righteous prude

The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

It's always easier to make a mess than to clean it up.

Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970),

...which explains why fundamentalism exists.

Frantic orthodoxy is never rooted in faith but in doubt. It is when we are unsure that we are doubly sure.
Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971)

...which again explains fundamentalism

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