"I love to walk in the rain, as only them no one can see me crying " Charlie Chaplin
"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans".
(This could be a great Foo thread!)
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"Science is dead, and Heisenberg killed it." -from an ID/Evo discussion in a forum
"Carpe diem" (seize the day)
Avoid cliches like the plague.
It's because they're stupid. That's why everyone does everything. [Homer Simpson]
Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. [George Orwell]
|"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans". John Lennon |
My understanding is that this is of Indian origin and was made famous by John Lennon at the time of his Yogic inspirations. Wish I could back that up, though.
Here's one of my many favourite quotations:
It would indeed be a tragedy if the history of the human race proved to be nothing more than the story of an ape playing with a box of matches on a petrol dump. Lord Harlech
A man who thinks his work beneath him is above doing it well.
I've long forgotten who it's attributed to - anyone know?
"The bowler's Holding, the batsman's Willey". - -Brian Johnston cricket commentator
Glen Quagmire: Hello, 911? It's Quagmire. Yeah, it's caught in the window this time.
Family Guy Classic :)
"Rehab is for Quitters"
"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
- Thomas Edison
My favorite two are:
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else. :)
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. :)
"The better is the enemy of the good." --Voltaire
Or, more colloquially, "If it ain't bad, don't (ahem) mess with it."
"We don't need no steenking badges"
"everyone is really stupid about something"
From Full Metal Jacket, sorry but this has me rolling everytime I watch it...
Private Joker: How can you shoot women and children?
Door Gunner: Easy... you don't lead 'em so much
"But in the morning, I shall be sober" (Winston Churchill)
"Who is Round and to what does he object" ("Yes, Minister")
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|was made famous by John Lennon at the time of his Yogic inspirations. Wish I could back that up, though. |
Lennon did not originate it, although you're right that he's the one who made it famous.
I came across that quote in book of quotations that was copyrighted in the 1950's. I don't remember the name of the book or the editor but it was in the public library in Souris, Manitoba when I lived there.
"A programmer is someone who solves problems you didn't know you had in a way you don't understand."
"It is a foolish clemency when you jostle against poets at every corner, to spare paper that will be wasted anyway." - Juvenal, Rome 2nd C.
"Anything's possible" (me)
"Everything's possible" (The N.S.A.)
remember who you wanted to be
I said it was an upgrade, I didn't say it was better ;)
I was once lost in the wilds of Afghanistan and lost my corkscrew. We were forced to live on nothing but food and water for days. - W.C. Fields (My Little Chickadee)
95% of this game is half mental. - Yogi Berra
Although I prefer this version: 90% of this game is perspiration. The other half is all mental.
Property is theft - Proudhon
Property is freedom - Proudhon
Property is impossible - Proudhon
Consistency is the Hobgoblin of small minds - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Grief is the price you pay for love."
- attributed by Bill Clinton to Queen Elizabeth II
Do not attribute to malice that which can be explained by stupidity.
Yes, one that many of us should remember more often, even the ingrained-G-haters at WW!
My version of your quote is a bit more like: "Believe cock-up over conspiracy every time and you'll mainly be right."
"It is our policy to blame the computer for everything."
Not sure who came up with it, but it's on a small poster I have.
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