Friday, November 12, 2004


When making public policy decisions about new technologies for the
Government, I think one should ask oneself which technologies would
best strengthen the hand of a police state. Then, do not allow the
Government to deploy those technologies.
- Philip Zimmermann

Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies.
- W. L. George

If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their
feet, what happens if you strap toast on the back of a cat and drop
- Steven Wright

Of those who say nothing, few are silent.
- Thomas Neill

The nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other
- Lucille S. Harper

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called
resignation is confirmed desperation.
- Henry David Thoreau

One survey found that ten percent of Americans thought Joan of Arc was
Noah's wife....
- Robert Boynton

Reality is another person's idea of how things should be.
- Author Unknown

The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any
use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

In matrimony, to hesitate is sometimes to be saved.
- Samuel Butler

Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
- Oscar Levant

History is the version of past events that people have decided to
agree upon.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Beware the engineers of society, I say, who would make everyone in all
the world equal. Opportunity should be equal, must be equal, but
achievement must remain individual.
- R.A. Salvatore

Only the little people pay taxes.
- Leona Helmsley, hotel owner and prison inmate, 1989

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our
enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.
- G. K. Chesterton

If you can find something everyone agrees on, it's wrong.
- Mo Udall

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along
with people, of getting things done.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor
doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.
- Alvin Toffler

We're all in this alone.
- Lily Tomlin

Freedom has many difficulties and democracy is not perfect, but we
never had to put up a wall to keep our people in.
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
- Thomas Carlyle

What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
- George Carlin

Intelligence has nothing to do with politics.
- Londo Molari

A man who marries a woman to educate her falls a victim to the same
fallacy as the woman who marries a man to reform him.
- Elbert Hubbard

Speak when you are angry--and you will make the best speech you'll
ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to
earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of
- Katharine Hepburn

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