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To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. - Henri Amiel

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.- Martin Luther King


"Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing/ Is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing." - Phyllis Diller, American comedian.


Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise. - Henry Ward Beecher


The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Sometimes you wonder how you got on this mountain. But sometimes you wonder, "How will I get off?" - Joan Manley

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
- Martin Luther King

Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live. - Bayard Taylor

"I do not confer praise or blame: I accept. I am the measure of all things. I am the center of the world." -- W. Somerset Maugham, author, in Of Human Bondage

"Of course there is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings." -- Arthur Rubinstein, American pianist

"Living apart and at peace with myself, I came to realize more vividly the meaning of the doctrine of acceptance. To refrain from giving advice, to refrain from meddling in the affairs of others, to refrain, even though the motives be the highest, from tampering with another's way of life - so simple, yet so difficult for an active spirit. Hands off!" -- Henry Miller, author, Tropic of Cancer

"The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen." -- Frank Lloyd Wright, architect

Metaphysics is a cobweb that the mind weaves around things.


In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is a big difference.

An elephant is a mouse with an operating system.

Survive first, then do the long-term planning.

You'll never have enough time, money, or memory.

It works better if you plug it in.

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Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact." -- Henry James, author

"I would rather be a coward than brave because people hurt you when you are brave." -- E. M. Forster, English novelist and essayist, as a small child

"Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions." -- Aristotle, Greek philosopher and scientist

"The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly." -- Corra Harris, author

"Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience." -- James Freeman Clarke, Unitarian minister, theologian, and author

What is the first step toward understanding one's calling? It's important to ask yourself, "How am I useful to others? What do people want from me?" That may very well reveal what you are here for. - James Hillman

Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts.- Saki

The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. - Lucille Ball

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.- Oscar Wilde

The question ''Who ought to be boss?'' is like as ''Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?'' Obviously, the man who can sing tenor. - Henry Ford

The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.- Tom Clancy

The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them. - Unknown

The truth is more important than the facts.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

"Nothing happens quite by chance. It's a question of accretion of information and experience."-- Jonas Edward Salk, American physician and epidemiologist

"How often events, by chance, and quite unexpectedly, come to pass, which you had not dared even to hope for!"-- Terence, Roman playwright

"The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper."-- Aristotle, Greek philosopher and scientist

"The highest qualities of character must be earned."-- Lyman Abbott, US religious leader

"It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered."-- Aeschylus, Greek dramatist

"Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness."-- Faith Baldwin, US novelist


Any simple idea will be worded in the most complicated way.

All probabilities are 50 percent. Either a thing will happen or it won't.
Odds, however, are 90 percent against you.

If you make a copy of your system configuration nine out of ten times, the tenth time is the only time you will need it.

No matter how large the hard disk, the need for space will always exceed the available space by ten percent.

The likelihood of a hard disk crash is in direct proportion to the value of the material that hasn't been backed up.

If you don't care where you are, you're not lost.

Anything can be made to work if you fiddle with it long enough.

If builders built buildings the way programmer wrote programs, the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.

The weaker the math, the more elaborate the graphics need to be.

When all else fails, read the instructions.

Profanity is one language all programmers know best.

You can't win.You can't break even.You can't even quit the game.

Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.

If wires can be connected in two different ways, the first way blows the fuse.

f u cn rd ths, u cn gt a gd jb n cmptr prgrmmng.

Why doesn't DOS ever say "EXCELLENT command or filename!"

Who's General Failure & why's he reading my disk?

ASCII stupid question, get a stupid ANSI!

Pascal, n.: A programming language named after a man who would turn over in his grave if he knew about it.

Smith & Wesson... the original Point-N-Click interface.

Speed Kills, Use Windows.

When we remember that we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.

Mark Twain

Being normal is just a figment of everyone else's imagination.

I'm having deja-vu and amnesia at the same time. It's like I think I've forgotten this before.

A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

I gave up my innocence a long time ago, actually I pawned it.

Stress is when you wake up screaming and realize that you were never asleep.

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