Favorite Quotes

The following are a small but growing collection of quotes from other people.
  1. "640K ought to be enough for anybody." - Bill Gates
  2. "No, I'm from Iowa... I only work in outer space." - Kirk (Star Trek IV)
  3. "Some people pay a compliment as if they expect a receipt." - Kin Hubbard
  4. "The trick is growing up without growing old." - Casey Stengel (See Lego Section)
  5. "A man would do well to carry a pencil in his pocket and write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought are commonly the most valuable and should be secured, because they seldom return." - Essayist Francis Bacon
  6. "Treat a child as though he already is the person he's capable of becoming."- Haim Ginott.
  7. "I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." - Jimmy Dean
  8. "A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice." - Edgar Howe
  9. "Man is an able creature, but has made 32,600,000 laws and hasn't yet improved on the Ten Commandments." - Anonymous
  10. "To some, Christianity is an argument. To many, it is a performance. To a few, it is an experience." - Vance Havner
  11. "Swinging is good for dancing but not for relationships." - Jon Walton
  12. "The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth." - Niels Bohr
  13. "f u cn rd ths, u cn gt a gd jb n cmptr prgrmmng." - unkown
  14. "I'm always loud, I just usually keep it in." - Jason Haas
  15. "The best ideas are shared ones." - unkown
  16. "I can't wait to eat this bacteria!." - Karen Chong
  17. "War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it." - Desiderius Erasmus
  18. "God gave us two ends, one to sit on and one to think with. Success depends on which one you use, heads you win and tails you lose." - unkown
  19. "God will always forgive. But lack of character will cost you your seat of influence." - Men In Leadership, Day 15.
  20. "Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity." - Albert Einstien
  21. "Evolution is a million line computer program falling into place by accident."- Unkown
  22. "Green's Law of Debate: Anything is possible if you don't know what you're talking about." - Unkown
  23. "Why is it drug addicts and computer afficionados are both called users?" - Clifford Stoll
  24. "My New Years Resolution is 1600x1200." - Unkown
  25. "I'd like a double mocha, no, make it an int" - From the book "Head First Java"
  26. "Forgoing Abundant Important Lessons...To F.A.I.L." - James Gregory 2/4/2006
  27. "The sooner you fall behind, the more time you will have to catch up." - Plastered on a conference room wall, an informal slogan of the on-board shuttle group for NASA
  28. "I was but a Pen in God's hand, and what praise is due to a Pen?" - Richard Baxter
  29. "My brain's not functioning correctly. I need to save something and point it to something else." - Scott Manktelow
  30. "I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had absolutely no other place to go." - Abraham Lincoln
  31. "Yet panics, in some cases, have their uses...they are the touchstones of sincerity and hypocrisy, and bring things and men to light, which might otherwise have lain forever undiscovered." - The American Crisis by Thomas Paine
  32. "When the ax entered the forest, the trees said,'The handle is one of us!'" - Turkish proverb
  33. "It's rather silly to install carpets in the entire kingdom; just wear a pair of shoes" - Indian folktale
  34. "I wasn't born crying, I was crying because I was born!" - Zach Stepek
  35. "Artificial intelligence has the same relation to intelligence as artificial flowers have to flowers." - David Parnas
  36. "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give" Sir Winston Churchill
  37. "You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses." - Ziggy
  38. "Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers." - Harry S. Truman
  39. "I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use." - Galileo Galilei
  40. “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” ― Scott Adams
  41. "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." - African Proverb.
  42. "Every 60 seconds you spend upset is a minute of happiness you will never get back." -On a wall at Culvers.
Chris Carlson
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