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Quotes To Ponder


"Glory is fleeting,
 but obscurity is forever. " 
- Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) 

"In the End, we will remember not
 the words of our enemies, but the
 silence of our friends. "
 - Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) 

"Never interrupt your enemy
 when he is making a mistake." 
- Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) 

"Maybe this world is another planet's Hell." 
- Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) 

"The optimist proclaims that we live
 in the best of all possible worlds,
 and the pessimist fears this is true."
 - James Branch Cabell 

"Perfection is achieved,
 not when there is nothing more to add,
 but when there is nothing left to take away."
 - Antoine de Saint Exupery 

"It is much more comfortable to be mad and know it,
   than to be sane and have one's doubts." 
- G. B. Burgin 

"A witty saying proves nothing." 
- Voltaire (1694-1778) 

"If you gaze long into an abyss,
 the abyss will gaze back into you." 
- Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) 

"My advice to you is get married:
 if you find a good wife you'll be happy;
 if not, you'll become a philosopher. "
 - Socrates (470-399 B.C.) 

"When you have to kill a man,
 it costs nothing to be polite. " 
- Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) 

"We all agree that your theory is crazy,
 but is it crazy enough?" 
- Niels Bohr (1885-1962) 

"The opposite of a correct statement
 is a false statement. 
The opposite of a profound truth
 may well be another profound truth. " 
- Niels Bohr (1885-1962) 

"A man can't be too careful
 in the choice of his enemies. " 
- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) 

"Forgive your enemies,
 but never forget their names. " 
- John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) 

"When choosing between two evils, 
I always like to try the one I've never tried before. " 
- Mae West (1892-1980) 

"I am become death, shatterer of worlds. " 
- Robert J. Oppenheimer (1904-1967)
 (citing from the Bhagavadgita, after
 witnessing the world's first nuclear explosion) 

"Sanity is a madness put to good uses. " 
- George Santayana (1863-1952) 

"Heav'n hath no rage like love to hatred turn'd,
 Nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorn'd. "
- William Congreve (1670-1729) 

"If Stupidity got us into this mess,
 then why can't it get us out?" "
- Will Rogers (1879-1935) 

"After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask
 why I have no monument than why I have one. " 
- Cato the Elder (234-149 BC, AKA Marcus Porcius Cato) 

"It is better to be feared than loved,
 if you cannot be both. " 
- Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527), "The Prince" 

"He has all the virtues I dislike
 and none of the vices I admire." 
- Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) 

"Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies." 
- Voltaire (1694-1778) on his deathbed in response
     to a priest asking that he renounce Satan. 

"Every normal man must be tempted
 at times to spit upon his hands, 
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." 
- Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) 

"The man who does not read good books has no advantage 
over the man who cannot read them. " 
- Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Eagles may soar, free and proud,
but weasels never get sucked into jet engines.

epitaph: He wasnt paranoid! They really were after him!

Schizophrenia beats being alone.