Quotes

Last Updated 1/18/11

Some say the glass is half empty, some say it's half full. An engineer says you have the wrong size glass. -Anon

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.” – Heraclitus

Please accept my resignation. I don't want to belong to any club that will have me as a member. - Groucho Marx

"Write drunk, edit sober." - Hemingway

'They turn the lights off, and its white globe glows an instant and then disolves, like a tablet in a glass of darkness.' - Tomas Transtromer

When you come to the fork in the road take it. - Yogi Berra

A horse walks into a bar, the bartender says, "Hey, why the long face?" -Anon

Hamlet: There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy. - Shakespeare

'My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends--
It gives a lovely light!'
- Edna St. Vincent Millay

The past is never dead. It's not even past. - William Faulkner

If you are going through hell, keep going. - Winston Churchill

"London Calling upon the Zombies of death. Quit holding out - and draw another breath." - The Clash

It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes. - Douglas Adams

Any culture that destroys its own life support systems and calls that progress is totally insane. - John Croft

Sophie Tucker:
It was on the occasion of Ernie’s eightieth birthday. He rang me up and said, “Soph! Soph! I just married myself a twenty-year old girl. What do you think of that?”
I said to him, “Ernie, when I am eighty I shall marry me a twenty-year old boy. And let me tell you something Ernie: Twenty GOES INTO eighty a heckova lot more than eighty GOES INTO twenty!”

The rational man adapts himself to the world. The irrational man tries to adapt the world to suit himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the irrational man. - George Bernard Shaw

Polonius: 'To thine own self be true.' - Shakespeare

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

If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts. - Albert Einstein

I’m the one who’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to. - Jimi Hendrix

When looking for character motivation remember the primary four 'F's of behavior: Feeding, Fighting, Fleeing, and Sex. Anon

The mass of man live lives of quiet desperation. - Henry David Thoreau