Monthly Archives: October 2004

Quote of the Day

“I can hire one half of the working class to kill the other half.”
(Jay Gould)

Quotes of the Day

“Politics are a lousy way for a free man to get things done. Politics are, like God’s infinite mercy, a last resort.”
(P.J. O’Rourke)

“Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man’s training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.”
(Thomas H. Huxley)

Quote of the Day

“If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?”
(Abraham Lincoln)

Quote of the Day

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
(Mark Twain)

Quote of the Day

“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.”
(Judy Garland)

Quote of the Day

“People say I am ruthless. I am not ruthless. And if I find the man who is calling me ruthless, I shall destroy him.”
(Robert Kenedy, campaigning for the U.S. Senate in 1964)

Quote of the Day

“In order to set her straight, I had to let her know that the reason she’d never heard of me was because I was famous.”
(Neil Stephenson, Slashdot interview)

Quote of the Day

“What’s the point, Miss Leistra? They claim that their right to an opinion is more important than their responsibility to live in the real world. Who am I to disillusion them? It’s a futile and thankless job, and I see no reason to attempt it further.”

(from the rec.arts.sf.written.robert-jordan version of Atlas Shrugged)

Quote of the Day

“If you’re clear in your vision and trust the people in your team with clear objectives, they will invariably do their best to achieve everything desired, and usually deliver everything you could have hoped for and even more.”
(Paul Debevec)