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Thursday, August 31, 2006

Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

"About the use of language: it is impossible to sharpen a pencil with a blunt ax. It is equally vain to try to do it with ten blunt axes instead."
- Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Bert Leston Taylor

"A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you."
- Bert Leston Taylor

Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Aldous Huxley

"Maybe this world is another planet's Hell."
- Aldous Huxley

Monday, August 28, 2006

Maryon Pearson

Behind every successful man is a surprised woman.
- Maryon Pearson

Sunday, August 27, 2006

Mother Teresa

"I'd rather bathe lepers than be interviewed by the press."
- Mother Teresa

Saturday, August 26, 2006


"Of all men's miseries, the bitterest is this: to know so much and have control over nothing."
- Herodotus

Friday, August 25, 2006

Jerry Seinfeld

There's very little advice in men's magazines, because men don't think there's a lot they don't know. Women do. Women want to learn. Men think, "I know what I'm doing, just show me somebody naked."
- Jerry Seinfeld

Thursday, August 24, 2006

Pope John XXIII

The feelings of my smallness and my nothingness always kept me good company.
- Pope John XXIII

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Benjamin Franklin

A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
- Benjamin Franklin

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

H. L. Mencken

No matter how much a woman loved a man, it would
still give her a glow to see him commit suicide
for her.
- H. L. Mencken

Monday, August 21, 2006

Oscar Wilde

"Bigamy is having one wife/husband too many. Monogamy is the same."
- Oscar Wilde

Sunday, August 20, 2006

A. Whitney Brown

"Our bombs are smarter than the average high school student. At least they can find Afghanistan."
-A. Whitney Brown

Saturday, August 19, 2006

Warren Hutcherson

"Remember in elementary school, you were told that in case of fire you have to line up quietly in a single file line from smallest to tallest. What is the logic in that? What, do tall people burn slower?"
-Warren Hutcherson

Friday, August 18, 2006

Tom Wilson

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
-Tom Wilson

Thursday, August 17, 2006

Paul Rodriguez

"Sometimes I think war is God's way of teaching us geography."
-Paul Rodriguez

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Richard Jeni

"I think that's how Chicago got started. Bunch of people in New York said, 'Gee, I'm enjoying the crime and the poverty, but it just isn't cold enough. Let's go west.'"
-Richard Jeni

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Lynda Montgomery

"Why does Sea World have a seafood restaurant?? I'm halfway through my fish burger and I realize, Oh my God.... I could be eating a slow learner."
-Lynda Montgomery

Monday, August 14, 2006

Billy Conn

"What's the use of being Irish if you can't be stupid?"'
- Billy Conn

Sunday, August 13, 2006

Conan O'Brien

"A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: "Duh"
-Conan O'Brien

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Dave Barry

"If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there is a man on base."
-Dave Barry

Friday, August 11, 2006

Drew Carey

"Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar."
- Drew Carey

Thursday, August 10, 2006

Paula Poundstone

"My Mom said she learned how to swim when someone took her out in the lake and threw her off the boat. I said, 'Mom, they weren't trying to teach you how to swim.'"
-Paula Poundstone

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Thomas A. Edison

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas A. Edison

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

George Carlin

There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past.
- George Carlin

Monday, August 07, 2006

Mark Twain

A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
- Mark Twain

Sunday, August 06, 2006

Muhammad Ali

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
- Muhammad Ali

Saturday, August 05, 2006

Albert Einstein

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
- Albert Einstein

Friday, August 04, 2006

Bill Mauldin

I feel like a fugitive from the law of averages.
- Bill Mauldin

Thursday, August 03, 2006

Jewish quote

"It's not how much or how little you have that makes you great or small, but how much or how little you are with what you have."

- Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch

Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Saint Augustine

Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.
- Saint Augustine

Tuesday, August 01, 2006


When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country.
- Elayne Boosler

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