Discussion in 'General' started by 500mph, 27 Aug 2008.
"American components, Russian components, ALL MADE IN TAIWAN!" - Arma-get-it-on
The Rt. Hon. Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson - "Ping Pong is coming home"
"Communism... is the genuine resolution of the antagonism between man and nature and between man and man; it is the true resolution of the conflict between existence and essence, objectification and self-affirmation, freedom and necessity, individual and species. It is the riddle of history solved and knows itself as the solution." Карл Маркс
"Proletarier aller Länder, vereinigt euch!" K. Marx
"The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them." K. Marx
"Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough." K. Marx's last words
"For all your days prepare
And meet them all alike
When you are the anvil, bear
But when the hammer, strike!"
"I've kept six honest serving men,
Who taught me all I knew
There names? Where, Why and When
And How and What and Who?" - Rudyard Kipling
Wasn't that Descartes?
"Death solves all problems; no man, no problem" - Commonly attributed to Joseph Stalin but probably from someone else.
It's a bit of a battle between the two...
"On two occasions I have been asked, – "Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?"... I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question."
- Charles Babbage
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. - Ernestine Ulmer
People are stupid. That's why they print "this side down" on bathmats. - me
Wisdom comes from experience and experience comes just after you need it.
(so in theory a wise person has been through everything and lived to tell the tail, or has an over-active imagination)
If I hadn't seen such riches I'd still be content with being poor.
both are kept in mind when understanding things.
It's a shame he cocked it up - it was supposed to be "small step for a man" (if you think about it, in the cocked up version, man and mankind mean the same thing, so it doesn't really make sense)
As for quotes, one of my favourites is:
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. - Douglas Adams
(which was also paraphrased in one of the Pirates of the Caribbean films, I think)
That just doesnt have the same ring to it
"Never underestimate the pradictibility of stupidity" - Bullet Tooth Tony in Snatch
or, some fantastic parliament banter...
Lady Nancy Astor: Winston, if I were your wife, I'd poison your tea.
Churchill: Nancy, if I were your husband, I'd drink it.
Bessie Braddock: Sir, you are drunk.
Churchill: And you, madam, are ugly. But in the morning, I shall be sober.
Politics is history in the making.
A nice quote...though definetely not one I use every day
is this not also Occams Razor? edit: its not but its similar in nature
Best quote I've heard anywhere resides in my sig...
If God had intended us to use the Metric system, he would have given us 10 fingers! source unknown
Do or do not, there is no try.
Visualize the action, then actualize the vision.
"Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them"
I think, therefore i am... I think... - Nordrom, the modron battle cube
This place is locked tighter than a chastidy belt - Morte
There's no ugly person. The problem is that u didn't drinked enough - Dunno
97,3% of all statistics are useless - Dunno too
There's no IRL, just AFK - Read it in someone's signature here in BT quoting someone else
Opinion is like asses. Everybody got one diferent - Larry Flint
Ok woman, you can drive this ship - The comander to the woman in the spaceship "challenger" just before it blows
- or -
What this red button do? - The woman in the spaceship challenger just before it blows
I can resist everything, absolute anything except temptation - Oscar Wilde
When you can flatten entire cities at a whim, a tendency towards quiet reflection and seeing-things-from-the-other-fellow' s-point- of-view is seldom necessary.
Terry Pratchett - small gods
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