>> Saturday, October 31, 2009
When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein
Thar’s only two possibilities: Thar is life out there in the universe which is smarter than we are, or we’re the most intelligent life in the universe. Either way, it’s a mighty sobering thought.
- Walt Kelly
Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain.
- Friedrich Schiller
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.
- James Branch Cabell
The philosphies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow.
-William Osler, M.D.
The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.
-Peter F. Drucker
Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.
The border between the Real and the Unreal is not fixed, but just marks the last place where rival gangs of shamans fought each other to a standstill.
-Robert Anton Wilson
Even as a tree has a single trunk but many branches and leaves, there is one religion — human religion — but any number of faiths.
He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
Thank God I'm an atheist.
-- Luis Bunuel
I want to reach your mind - where is it currently located?
- Ashleigh Brilliant
When you go to the mind reader, do you get half price?
- David Letterman
He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up.
- Paul Keating
There's nothing wrong with you that reincarnation won't cure.
-Jack E. Leonard
Double, double, toil and trouble
Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.
That ought to do.