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
your house while your kids are still growing/ Is like shoveling the walk
before it stops snowing." - Phyllis Diller, American comedian.
comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise. -
Henry Ward Beecher
of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
you wonder how you got on this mountain. But sometimes you wonder,
"How will I get off?" - Joan Manley
the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the
silence of our friends.
- Martin Luther King
is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this
truth you awaken, then you begin to live. - Bayard Taylor
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
course there is no formula for success except perhaps an
unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings." -- Arthur
Rubinstein, American pianist
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
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
Survive first, then do the long-term
You'll never have enough time, money, or memory.
It works better if you plug it in.
not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your
belief will help create the fact." -- Henry James, author
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
acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular
way...you become just by performing just actions, temperate by
performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions." --
Aristotle, Greek philosopher and scientist
bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess
courage and act accordingly." -- Corra Harris, author
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
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
are given to us to conceal our whereabouts.- Saki
secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie
about your age. - Lucille Ball
cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.-
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. -
difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.-
difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you
use them. - Unknown
truth is more important than the facts.
- Frank Lloyd Wright
happens quite by chance. It's a question of accretion of information
and experience."-- Jonas Edward Salk, American physician and
often events, by chance, and quite unexpectedly, come to pass, which
you had not dared even to hope for!"-- Terence, Roman playwright
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
highest qualities of character must be earned."-- Lyman Abbott, US
is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend
who has prospered."-- Aeschylus, Greek dramatist
builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness."--
Faith Baldwin, US novelist
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
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
Being normal is just a figment of everyone
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