January 07, 2004

Some quotes to think on...

"A Government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul." - George Bernard Shaw

"Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices buy honestly and courageously uses his intelligence." -Albert Einstein

"The urge to save humanity is almost always a false fron for the urge to rule." - H. L. Mencken

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edward Burke

"He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he vilates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself." - Thomas Paine

"An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less until he knows absolutely everything about nothing." - Anon.

"When the government's boot is on your throat, whether it is a left boot or a right boot is of no consequence." - Gary Lloyd

"Programming is like sex. One mistake and you'll have to support it for the rest of your life." - Michael Sinz

"Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it." - Henry David Thoreau

"Women and cat will do as they please, and men and dogs should just relax and get used to it." - Robert A. Heinlein

"A man can fall many, many times in life. He is never really a failure until he refuses to get up." - Evel Kneival

"Fast, Cheap, Good. Pick two." - Engineer's Axiom

"He who joyfully marghes in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice." - Albert Einstein

"It is not economical to go to be early in order to save candles if the result is twins." - Chinese Proverb

"Necessity is the plea of every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves." -William Pitt