Quotes

The following are interesting quotes I run across. I post them as I find them, so there is no organization. Enjoy.

“Work is the greatest thing in the world, so we should always save some of it for tomorrow.”
-Don Herald

“My favourite piece of information is that Branwell Brontë, brother of Emily and Charlotte, died standing up leaning against a mantelpiece, in order to prove it could be done. This is not quite true, in fact. My absolute favourite piece of information is the fact that young sloths are so inept that they frequently grab their own arms and legs instead of tree limbs, and fall out of trees.”
-Douglas Adams

“Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. Anything that’s invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it. Anything invented after you’re thirty-five is against the natural order of things.”
-Douglas Adams

“All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great deal more robust, sophisticated and well supported in logic and argument than others.”
-Douglas Adams

“We are not an endangered species ourselves yet, but this is not for lack of trying.”
-Douglas Adams

“Dennis Hutch had stepped up into the top seat when its founder had died of a lethal overdose of brick wall, taken while under the influence of a Ferrari and a bottle of tequila.”
-Long Dark Teatime of the Soul

“The door was the way to… to… The Door was The Way. Good. Capital letters were always the best way of dealing with things you didn’t have a good answer to.”
-Douglas Adams

ABOYNE (vb.) To beat an expert at a game of skill by playing so appallingly that none of his clever tactics or strategies are of any use to him.

“There is nothing lower than the human race except the French.”
-Mark Twain

“America is built on a tilt and everything loose slides to California.”
-mark Twain

“The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.”
-Mark Twain

“If voting made any difference they wouldn’t let us do it.”
-Mark Twain

“I don’t give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way.”
-Mark Twain

“I have no race prejudices nor caste prejudices nor creed prejudices. All I care to know is that a man is a human being, and that is enough for me; he can’t be any worse.”
-Mark Twain

“Always acknowledge a fault frankly. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you opportunity to commit more.”
-Mark Twain

“Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself”
-Mark Twain

“The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world”
-The Second Coming

“I don’t want all the land in the world, I just want whatever borders mine.”

Inscribed upon the entrance to Hellwell
“Go away. THis is not a place to be. If you do try to enter here, you will fail and also be cursed. If somehow you succeed, then do not complain that you entered unwarned, nor bother us with your deathbed prayers.” signed, “The Gods.”
-Excerpt from Lord of Light

“Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent”
-Salvor Hardin

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