When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
We all are born mad. Some remain so.
Estragon in Waiting for Godot
What happened down in the dungeons between you and Professor Quirrell is a complete secret, so, naturally the whole school knows.
(Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone)
If u can then u must, No one can stop you.
"For a start, there is the fact that some of the most magnificent jewels of English literature, both comic and tragic, depend for their effect on the notion that garrulousness is a female, or womanish, quality — and not a neutral quality, either, but a fault. “I want,” says Lear’s daughter Cordelia, “that glib and oily art/ to speak and purpose not; since what I well intend/ I’ll do’t before I speak.” Lined up with her on the side of virtuous reticence are her noble and long-suffering sisters: Patient Grizelda, Isabelle Archer, Jane Bennet from Pride and Prejudice — heroines, all. Meanwhile yacking away in the babblers’ enclosure is a highly dubious collection of simpletons, snobs and witches, many of them the creations of Jane Austen who must, to judge from the adroitness with which she reproduces its cadences, have had to listen to an uncommonly high quantity of female stupidity: Mrs Bennet, Miss Bates, Mrs Elton, just for starters — though let us not forget Mrs Malaprop, or indeed Dickens’s inimitable cavalcade of voluble grotesques."
I quote Jane Shilling courtesy of TimesOnline
Always follow your dreams and Good Luck will follow you.
Good things come to those who wait...
A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.
Life is like a jar of jalapenos. What you do today can burn your butt tomorrow.
Larry the Cable Guy
Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit -- Wilde.
Jack of all trades, master of none!
How many times do I have to kick you for you to tickle me?!
- my son, age 4
It ain't over 'till it's over!
Include me out.
- Samuel Goldwyn (of Metro, Goldwyn, and Meyer, wwoouUAAAah!!)
“If I could drop dead right now, I’d be the happiest man alive.”
Another Sam Goldwyn quote.
Time waits for no man. So why wait for time?
Butterflies get all the attention, but moths spin silk. They're stronger, faster.
“If you have something for me, put it in my hand.”
- a Sri Lankan tsunami survivor, living in a shanty town after her home was destroyed, as American financial aid was being used to build luxury hotels on the beachfront where her family used to fish for a living. Obviously this ingrate needs educating in trickle down economics.
A person who never failed at anything, never tried anything new...
'Ah Shaddap You Face'
You cannot undo what is done, but you can do what is not yet done.
You can if you're Dr WhoOriginally Posted by thyristor
No you can't undo what is done, just travel to another alternate cause and effect universe where you changed the event relative to your own cause and effect universe, because the cause and effect universe you travelled to was the cause and effect universe where you changed that which you originally saw in your own cause and effect universe. There is no way to undo anything in your own cause and effect universe without causing a paradox.You can if you're Dr Who.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things
which he can afford to let alone.
Thoreau, "Where I Lived and What I Lived For" in Walden
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
- Mahatma Gandhi
LOVE stands for Life Over Very Easily....
BY: ME....(at least I dont think anyone else has come up with it..... :? )
you're unique, just like everybody else.
“Fame, if not double-faced, is double-mouthed.”
fixedOriginally Posted by Hanuka
Anyways, found this in Google:
CAPE not CARPE:
CAPIO: capere cepi captum [to take]. (1) in gen. , [to take, seize]; of places, [to choose, reach, or take possession of]; of business, opportunities, etc. [to take up, take in hand, adopt]; of persons, [to choose]. (2) [to catch, take in a violent or hostile manner]; hence [to attack, injure]; pass. capi, [to be injured or diseased]; 'oculis et auribus captus', [blind and deaf]; also [to charm, captivate, take in]; at law, [to convict]. (3) [to receive], esp. of money; in gen., [to suffer, undergo, take on]. (4) [to take in, hold, contain, keep in]; mentally, [to grasp, comprehend].
CARPO: carpere carpsi carptum [to pluck , pull off, select, choose out]; and so [to enjoy]; of animals, [to graze]. Transf., [to proceed on] a journey; [to pass over] a place; [to carp at, slander] a person; [to weaken, annoy, harass] an enemy; [to break up, separate, divide] forces.
p.s. I like your quote
Is an art, like everything else.
I do it exceptionally well.”
"do you like apples?"
"do you like apples?"
"i just got her number.....how do you like them apples!!"
--good will hunting
I've had so many opportunites in pseudoscience to drop this little gem but I never pull the trigger:
Never argue with an idiot. They'll drag you down to their level then beat you with experience.
"Because I choose to."
-Neo, The Matrix
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." -- Plilip K. Dick
"Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, no one is entitled to their own facts." -- I don't remember who said it.
Wow. I love reading this thread. Been going through each and every page, so here's my favorite quote.
"Life can only be meaningful if you have the luxury to do what you love to do most."
"If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.” - Ernest Rutherford
"People hate me for being paranoid" ~ Drowsy Turtle
no more archie quote?
I don't know what weapons will be used in the third world war but m sure in the fourth world war we will be fighting with sticks and throwing rocks.
Nah, didn't want my signature to be too long. Besides which, I don't exist :?Originally Posted by Arcane_Mathematician
A witty saying proves nothing- Voltaire
If our actions stem from honesty,love, kindness, caring, and vision, then no matter what the result of our efforts, we have added something of value to our souls and to the world............
"Dont show too much Care to any one,.....because it creates a non curable pain when they start avoiding you........."
"<<Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience. Be positive,kind and gentle the doors of our souls fly open, and love steps forth to heal everything in sight.>>"
Well, I hae a couple. One, by a local man, who is very insightful.
"People say the meaning of life, is to live it, but I like to think, the meaning of life, is to find out such answers."
Very interesting ._.
And the other...
"What? Am I on? F*** you, I'm not saying anything..."
That was by me when my sister was taping me drawing. XD
~There is no better time than now. The time to live is now. The time to dream is now. The time to imagine and forget the past is now. The time to shine is now. The time to love, bleed, sweat, and determine yourself for the things you want most is now....
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
Books, the children of the mind.
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
"It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into”
It is better to copulate than never.
What are the facts? Again and again and again -- what are the facts? Shun wishful thinking, ignore divine revelation, forget what "the stars foretell," avoid opinion, care not what the neighbors think, never mind the unguessable "verdict of history" -- what are the facts, and to how many decimal places? You pilot always into an unknown future; facts are your single clue. Get the facts!
History does not record anywhere at any time a religion that has any rational basis. Religion is a crutch for people not strong enough to stand up to the unknown without help. But, like dandruff, most people do have a religion and spend time and money on it and seem to derive considerable pleasure from fiddling with it.
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.
Minimize your therbligs until it becomes automatic; this doubles your effective lifetime -- and thereby gives you time to enjoy butterflies and kittens and rainbows.
"I've had a wonderful time, but this wasn't it"
""Success can be measured not only in achievements, but in lessons learned, lives touched and moments shared along the way.........""
My least favorite, by me, and frequently brought up by my older sister, to great hilarity. I was struggling with geometry at the time:
"I could do this if I was one of those Greeks like Hypotenuse."
"Success can be measured not only in achievements, but in lessons learned, lives touched and moments shared along the way........."
""Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances And they become more extraordinary because of it..... ~:::
Quoted by my father, repeated by me at age 4.
"Bob the builder, can we fix it?-- Nope, it's fucked!"
Just ran across this one and thought it worth a mention:
"Lighthouses are more helpful than churches."
If you want to live a happy life................. Always listen to your heart....
Here are lot of interesting quotes but i just want to say "A little knowledge is a dangerous thing"
Before you criticise someone, try walking a mile in their shoes.
Then, if they object to your criticism, at least you'll be a mile away from them, and you'll have their shoes.
Mah Nà Mah Nà
Do doo be-do-do
Mah Nà Mah Nà
Do do-do do
Mah Nà Mah Nà
Do doo be-do-do be-do-do be-do-do be-do-do-doodle Do do do-doo do!
Carl Reiner to Steve Martin in 'The Man With Two Brains', "You're playing GOD "!
Martin's reply: "Well SOMEBODY HAS TO "!
"I don't believe in god for 1 reason, logic is more of a god then god is"-ME
My signature is based off this quote.
"The only golden rule is there are no golden rules."
Can't figure out who said it. But it really emphasize the things I'm thinking about in mathematics and logic.
Then how many golden rules are there? Zero or one?
Fences are meant to keep things out, not in. I hate both. Oddly enough, my son builds fences. It's his profession. tearing them down is my hobby. We both love our jobs.
"SHHHH, be very, very quiet. I'm giving birth to a terrorist....... Concert, inside sitting down, facing Port-a-Potty door.
One of the problems the internet has introduced is that in this electronic village, all the village idiots have internet access. (Quote by - Peter Nelson)
For the people who are computer addicts- "A computer is nothing more than photons hitting your eye, since photons are used mostly in science....playing a computer makes me a scientist"-.....just thought of it to make some addicts have a reason to play a computer
HOW do you Play A COMPUTER??
"You know, one of the tragedies of real life is that there is no background music.”
― Annie Proulx
"Look Dave, I can see you're really upset about this. I honestly think you ought to sit down calmly, take a stress pill, and think things over."
--HAL: 2001: A Space Odyssey
All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.
I'm nuts and I know it. But so long as I make 'em laugh, they ain't going to lock me up.
No matter what your heartache may be, laughing helps you forget it for a few seconds.
“There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.”
― Benjamin Disraeli
“Now, you two – this year, you behave yourselves. If I get one more owl telling me you've – you've blown up a toilet or –"
"Blown up a toilet? We've never blown up a toilet."
"Great idea though, thanks, Mum.”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
“If you gave someone your heart and they died, did they take it with them? Did you spend the rest of forever with a hole inside you that couldn't be filled?”
― Jodi Picoult, Nineteen Minutes
“It's not because I want to make out with her."
Hold on." He grabbed a pencil and scrawled excitedly at the paper as if he'd just made a mathematical breakthrough and then looked back up at me. "I just did some calculations, and I've been able to determine that you're full of shit”
― John Green, Looking for Alaska
The only way to get through life is to laugh your way through it. You either have to laugh or cry. I prefer to laugh. Crying gives me a headache.”
― Marjorie Pay Hinckley
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