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Some quotes I like...
  • "This system operates under martial law. The constitution is suspended. You have no rights except as declared by the area commander. Violaters will be shot. Repeat violators will be repeatedly shot..." - from "A_W_O_L"
  • "I have never let my schoolwork interfere with my education." - Mark Twain
  • "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." - Theodore Roosevelt
  • "Make it idiot-proof, and someone will make a better idiot." - unknown
  • "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison
  • "All power corrupts; absolute power is even more fun." - unknown
  • "The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little." - Mark Twain
  • "The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it." - George Bernard Shaw
  • "A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila." - Mitch Ratcliffe
  • "Any data file of crucial importance will be padded to 1.45Mb in size." - Evil Overlord List #99
  • "To keep my subjects permanently locked in a mindless trance, I will provide each of them with free unlimited Internet access." - Evil Overlord List #100
  • "Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity." - " Hanlon's Razor"
  • "We are not retreating - we are advancing in another direction." - General Douglas MacArthur
  • "Those who know do not talk. Those who talk do not know." - from Tao Te Ching
  • "Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin
  • "You fool. As if it matters how a man falls down."
    "When the fall is all that's left, it matters a great deal." - Prince Richard to Prince Geoffrey in The Lion in Winter
  • "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C. Clarke's third law
  • "What's the good of being in power if you're not gonna haul your enemies in for questioning?" - Josh Lyman on The West Wing
  • "We're like the mob, but less violent, although ultimately responsible for more death and destruction." - CJ Cregg on the Federal Government, on The West Wing
  • "I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy livin' or get busy dyin'." - Andy Dufresne, in The Shawshank Redemption
  • "Every man dies. Not every man really lives." - William Wallace in Braveheart
  • "Don't take life too seriously. You'll never get out of it alive." - Elbert Hubbard
  • "Would you mind not shooting at the thermonuclear weapon?" - Vic Deakins in Broken Arrow
  • "All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us." - Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • "I reject your reality and substitute my own." - Adam Savage on MythBusters
  • "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." - from The Friends of Voltaire
  • "It all makes perfect sense once you understand it." - me

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