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— Albert Einstein


My heart Has a Mind of Its Own.
— Connie Francis

Let us rise up and be thankful,
for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little,
and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick,
and if we got sick, at least we didn't die;
so, let us all be thankful.
— Buddha

Let a man warm himself by your fire and he will be warm for an hour;
set him on fire and he will be warm for the rest of his life.
— Anonymous

Facts are meaningless.
They can be used to prove anything that's even remotely true.
— Homer Simpson

Friends welcome anytime,
relatives by appointment only.
— Sign on house door (INFP Group)

If our behavior is strict, we do not need fun!
— Anonymous

The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions.
— Patricia Swerda

American Stance: Everything not forbidden is permitted.
Prussian Stance: Everything not permitted is forbidden.
— Mark-Jason Dominus

Not all that is counted counts and not all that counts can be counted.
— Albert Einstein

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
— Abraham Lincoln

I spilled spot remover on my dog. He's gone now.
— Anonymous

Fiction is the truth inside the lie.
— Stephen King

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
— Sophocles

Ideas are to our evolving mind what mutations are to our species.
— Leroy Jack Syrop

If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life.
— Brooke Shields

What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?
— Dr. Robert Schuller

Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
— Stephen Leacock

To be great is to be misunderstood.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary.
Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
— Albert Einstein

If you believe in an afterlife, you might have as one of your wishes to have all your questions answered.
That may be a good thing, but not nearly so good as having all your answers questioned, and hearing the real questions you never thought of asking.
— Anonymous

Failure Is Not An Option.
It's bundled with your software.
— Anonymous

(And) #!s, #!s
Oh baby!
(When) she moves, she moves ...
— Ricky Martin

On average the total walking of an American these days
—that's walking of all types: from car to office, from office to car, around the supermarket and shopping malls
—adds up to 1.4 miles a week, barely 350 yards a day.
— Bill Bryson, A Walk in the Woods

Growing Old is Mandatory. Growing Wise is Optional.
— Sign in a Counselor's Office

Please be Quiet! We Need to Hear a Pin Drop.
— Bowling Alley Sign

Don't Stand There and be Hungry, Come on in and Get Fed Up.
— Sign in a Restaurant Window

Out for a quick byte.
— Sign on the Door of a Computer Store

We Would Be De-Lighted If You Sent In Your Bill.
However, If You Don't You Will Be.
— Sign at the Electric Company

We'll Be Back in 5 minutes, Sit! Stay!
— Sign in a Veterinarian's Waiting Room

Help! We Need Inn-Experienced People.
— Sign Outside a Hotel

No Appointment Necessary, We Hear You Coming.
— Sign Outside a Muffler Shop

The Best Way to get Back on your Feet - Miss a Car Payment.
— Sign at a Car Dealership

Let Me Meat Your Needs.
— Sign in a Butcher's Shop

Salesman Welcome, Dog Food is Expensive.
— Sign on a fence

Time Wounds All Heels.
— Sign in a Podiatrist's Office

We Really Know Our Stuff.
— Sign on a Taxidermist's Window

If You Don't See What You Are Looking For You've Come To The Right Place.
— At an Optometrist's Office

Push, Push, Push.
— Sign on Maternity Room Door

If We See Smoke We Will Assume You Are On Fire and Take Appropriate Action.
— Sign in a Non-Smoking Area

Let us remove your shorts.
— Sign on an Electrician's Truck

Keep Your Eyes on the Road and Stop Reading These Signs.
— Billboard on the Side of the Road

We don't charge an arm and a leg. We want tows.
— Towing Company Sign

Don't call us, we'll call you.
— Psychic's Hotline Sign

Hello, can we pick your nose?
— Sign on Door of a Plastic Surgeon's Office

Invite us to your next blowout.
— A Sign at a Tire Shop in Milwaukee

Seven Days Without Pizza Makes One Weak.
— Pizza Shop Slogan Sign

We repair what your husband Fixed.
— Plumber Sign

If you rest, you rust.
— Helen Hayes

Statistical observation:
In 1998, 0.00000364% of all deaths in the US were due to gun-related accidents.
In 1998, 0.00018052% of all deaths in the US were due to traffic-related accidents.
(You are fifty times more likely to be killed by a car than a bullet.)
— Cliff Savage

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Show him to the Internet and he won't bother you for weeks.
— Anonymous

I rather have a free bottle in front of me than a pre-frontal lobotomy.
— Anonymous

Only left-handed people are in their right minds.
— Anonymous

A good doctor will never run out of patience.
— Anonymous

This machine is powered by ATP.
— Anonymous

Entropy isn't what it used to be.
— Anonymous

Friction is a drag.
— Anonymous

186,000 miles per second, is not just a good idea--it's the law.
— Anonymous

Physicists have their quarks.
— Anonymous

Time flies like an arrow.
Fruit flies like a banana.
— Anonymous

This is the bottom line.
— Anonymous

At this point in time. ---> .
— Anonymous

It’s a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don’t quit when you're tired—you quit when the gorilla is tired.
— Robert Strauss

Fans don't boo nobodies.
— Reggie Jackson

We made too many wrong mistakes.
— Yogi Berra

Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded.
— Yogi Berra

You got to be careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
— Yogi Berra

If you come to a fork in the road, take it.
— Yogi Berra

Ninety percent of this game is half mental.
— Yogi Berra

Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
— Yogi Berra

You can observe a lot by watching.
— Yogi Berra

Prediction is very hard, especially when it's about the future.
— Yogi Berra

Give me ambiguity or give me something else.
— Anonymous

The world is filled with willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
— Robert Frost

It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.
— Dan Quayle

Some people approach every problem with an open mouth.
— Adlai Stevenson

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
— Marie Curie

If I look confused it's because I'm thinking.
— Samuel Goldwyn

Worry is like a rocking chair - it gives you something to do but it doesn't get you anywhere.
— Dorothy Galyean

Stamp out and eradicate superfluous redundancies.
— Anonymous

Eschew Obfuscation! Espouse Elucidation!
— Anonymous

You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
— Jeanette Rankin

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
— Judith S. Martin

... at least 80 percent of all cancer is attributable to environmental influences.
— International Agency of Research on Cancer, World Health Organization

No matter where you go, there you are.
— Buckaroo Banzai

There are no facts, only interpretations.
— Friedrich Nietzsche

Curiosity killed the cat, but at least it died a wiser cat.
— Rene F. Gutierrez Guerrero, INTP Internet Group

Plato is my friend
Aristotle is my friend
but my best friend is truth.
— Isaac Newton

Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient.
There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
— Bill Gates

Everyone has a plan, until they get hit.
— Mike Tyson

To turn $100 into $110 is work.
To turn $100 million into $110 million is inevitable.
— Edgar Bronfman

The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, the solution comes to you and you don't know how or why.... The truly valuable thing is the intuition.
— Albert Einstein

How beautiful it is to do nothing,
and then rest afterwards.
— Spanish Proverb

To be a champion long-distance runner you have to run on the edge of death.
— Toshihiko Seko, World Class Marathoner

Who we are affects whom we interact with, and whom we interact with shapes who we become.
— The Complexity of Cooperation, R. Axelrod, 1997

. . . models cannot be proven or validated, but only tested and invalidated.
— Konikow, 1992

According to my cat, my opinions don't matter.
— Anonymous

The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers.
— Richard Hamming

You can't solve a problem with the same thinking that created the problem in the first place.
Albert Einstein (on a bike)

The world does not encourage a perfectly rational army, because a perfectly rational army would run away.
— Anonymous

The harder I work, the luckier I get.
— Anonymous

Never try to teach a pig to sing.
It only annoys the pig, and you waste your time.
— Suzette Mills (who may have quoted from elsewhere)

Tax Bads, not Goods.
— Anonymous

Black Holes are where God is dividing by zero.
— Anonymous

Statistics are like a bikini.  
What they reveal is suggestive but what they conceal is vital.
— Anonymous

In Wine there is Wisdom, In Beer there is Strength; In Water there is  
— Old German Saying

That's very funny, Scotty. Now beam down my clothes.
— Anonymous

No generalization is correct, not even this one.
— Anonymous

Hydrogen is a colourless, odourless gas which, given enough time, turns into people.
— Henry Hiebert

Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by
— Anonymous

You have to be crazy to run, but smart enough to win.
— Badwater 146-mile ultramarathon winner Bill Mennard

Nothing can stop him.  Not even common sense.
— Anonymous

Waiter, there's no fly in my soup!
— Kermit the frog

That particular mistake will not be repeated.  There are plenty of mistakes left that have not yet been used.
— Andy Tanenbaum

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
— Anonymous

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everybody gets busy on the proof.
— Anonymous

When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
— Arthur C. Clarke

We haven't the money, so we've got to think.
— Lord Rutherford

I don't live on the edge, but sometimes I go there to visit.
— Anonymous

The really nice thing about not planning is that failure comes as a complete surprise and is not preceded by long periods of worry and depression!
— Anonymous

When in doubt, um...
— Anonymous

He who throws mud loses ground.
— Anonymous

Real data are full of surprises.
— Anonymous

We are surrounded by insurmountable opportunities.
— Anonymous

God put me on earth to accomplish a certain number of things
Right now I am so far behind, I will never die.
— Anonymous

Own what you do.
— Anonymous

Life isn`t short. You`re just dead for so long!
— Anonymous

I can't talk now - I'm trying to communicate.
— Anonymous

To divide fools is easy, to unify them difficult.
— Mongolian proverb

Gerunding adverbly, Noun verbed.
— Anonymous

Knowledge must be gathered and cannot be given.
— Anonymous

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice
as much as we speak.
— Epictetus

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
— Voltaire

The only thing necessary for the triumph of good is for evil men to do nothing.
— Anonymous

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
— Albert Einstein

Things are as they are, and will end as they must.
— Anonymous

There's a fine line between vision and hallucination.
— Anonymous

Older and Bolder!
— Anonymous

Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.
— Anonymous

I'm not vegetarian because I love animals.
I'm vegetarian because I hate plants.
— Anonymous

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
— G.B. Shaw

Time is just one thing after another.
— Anonymous

Speed kills - Distance only maims.
— Runners' Saying

All models are wrong. Some models are useful.
— George Box (eminent statistician)

Better not to speak and be taken for a fool, than to speak and erase all doubt.
— Abraham Lincoln

Make it idiot proof and someone will make a better idiot.
— Grave's Law

I would like your opinion on something.
— Anonymous

This line intentionally left blank.
— Anonymous

Its a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it.
— Environmental Consultant

Living your life is a task so difficult, it has never been attempted before.
— Anonymous

Experience is what you get when you were expecting something else.
— Anonymous

Telepathy... It's coming...
— Anonymous

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
— Groucho Marx

If I were to ask you a hypothetical question, would you answer it?
— Anonymous

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrowmindedness and many people need it sorely on these accounts.
— Mark Twain

Remember, celery stalks at midnight.
— Anonymous

After a pint, you really start to feel good.
— American Red Cross

I know that you think you understand what you thought I said. But I am not sure that you realize that what I said is not really what I meant.
— Richard M. Nixon

I know you're an optimist if you think I'm a pessimist.
— Anonymous

Mermaid mathematicians wear algae-bras.
— Anonymous

e to the i dx dy
e to y dy
cosine secant log of pi
disintegrate em RPI !!!
— RPI Cheer

Mathematics contains much that will neither hurt one if one does not know it nor help one if one does know it.
— J.B. Mencken

Energy equals milk chocolate square.
— Anonymous

Two atoms were walking down the street.
One turns to the other and says, "Oh, no! I think I'm an ion!"
The other responds, "Are you sure?!?"
"Yes, I'm positive!"
— Anonymous

Got mole problems? Call Advogadro at 602-1023.
— Anonymous

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate!
— Drew Lawson

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice, but in practice there is a great deal of difference.
— Anonymous

Two things are infinite:  the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe.
— Albert Einstein

You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.
— Albert Einstein

I want to know God's thoughts; the rest are details.
— Albert Einstein

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
— Albert Einstein

I never thought that others would take them so much more seriously than I did.
— Albert Einstein about his theories

Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.
— H. H. Williams

Charles Darwin when he saw a beetle and picked it up.  He saw a second and picked that one up in the other hand.  He then saw a third one which he really wanted.  Not knowing what to do, he shoved one of the ones he was holding into his mouth in order to pick up the third one.  The one in the mouth emitted some kind of stuff which made him spit out the beetle and also lose the other two!
— Anonymous

Q: What does (x-a)(x-b)(x-c)...(x-z) equal?
A: [Hint: check out the 24th factor].
— Anonymous

My Karma Just Ran Over Your Dogma.
— Anonymous

Men rule the World!
Women rule men.
— Anonymous

Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.
— Anonymous

Small minds discuss people, average minds discuss events, great minds discuss ideas.
— Admiral Hiram G. Rickover, father of the U.S. Nuclear Navy

The word "politics" is derived from the word "poly", meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
— Larry Hardiman

Government does not grant rights to men; men yield their rights to the government.
— Anonymous

The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a bit longer.
— Henry Kissinger

Her kisses left something to be desired -- the rest of her.
— Anonymous

I don't deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don't deserve that either.
— Anonymous

Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
— Woody Allen

There is no They, Only Us.
— Graffiti

ASCII stupid question, get an stupid ANSI!
— Anonymous

No keyboard, press F1 to continue.
— Anonymous

For a nice date: call strftime(3C)
— Anonymous

2b || !2b; that is the question...
— Anonymous

Reality.sys corrupted. Universe halted. Reboot(Y/N) ?
— Anonymous

I haven't lost my mind, it's backed up on tape somewhere.
— Anonymous

Computers make very fast, very accurate mistakes.
— Anonymous

Who's General Failure and why's he reading my disk?
— Anonymous

640K ought to be enough for anybody.
— Bill Gates, 1981

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