Jun
01

Summer came to the Earth

Summer is generally known to be the season which has the hottest and longest days in a year. The summer nights are usually smaller than those of winter. According to meteorologists, summer extends for the whole months of June, July and August in the northern hemisphere and the whole months of December, January and February in the southern hemisphere.

A summer's sun is worth the having

A summer's sun is worth the having

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. (Russel Baker)

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. (Russel Baker)

In summer, the song sings itself. (William Carlos Williams)

In summer, the song sings itself. (William Carlos Williams)

The summer night is like a perfection of thought. (Wallace Stevens)

The summer night is like a perfection of thought. (Wallace Stevens)

Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. (Henry James)

Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. (Henry James)

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. (Sam Keen)

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. (Sam Keen)

A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp. (Raymond Duncan)

A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp. (Raymond Duncan)

There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart. (Celia Thaxter)

There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart. (Celia Thaxter)

Summer is the topsy-turvy season when the goldfish have to be boarded out while the family goes on a fishing trip.

Summer is the topsy-turvy season when the goldfish have to be boarded out while the family goes on a fishing trip.

Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? (William Shakespeare)

Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? (William Shakespeare)

Summer makes a silence after spring. (Vita Sackville-West)

Summer makes a silence after spring. (Vita Sackville-West)

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. (James Dent )

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. (James Dent )

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Apr
06

Famous Oscar Wilde quotation

No man is rich enough to buy back his past

No man is rich enough to buy back his past

The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast

The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast

I don`t like principles. I prefer prejudices

I don`t like principles. I prefer prejudices

One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry

One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry

Life is never fair… An perhaps it is a  good thing for most of us that it is not

Life is never fair… An perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not

I can believe anything, provided that it is quite incredible

I can believe anything, provided that it is quite incredible

Experience is the name everyone gives to his mistakes

Experience is the name everyone gives to his mistakes

Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world`s original sin

Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world`s original sin

Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood

Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood

I am not young enough to know everything

I am not young enough to know everything

We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell

We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell

I can resist anything but temptation

I can resist anything but temptation

Life is much too important a thing ever to talk seriously about it

Life is much too important a thing ever to talk seriously about it

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them as much

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them as much

A kiss may ruin a human life

A kiss may ruin a human life

I am always astonishing myself. It is the only thing that makes life worth living

I am always astonishing myself. It is the only thing that makes life worth living

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Mar
01

Spring has returned

Spring is one of the four temperate seasons, the transition period between winter and summer. Its days are close to twelve hours long with increasing day length, as it occurs near the time of an equinox. Springtime is a time of growth, renewal and of new life being born.

Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems. - Rainer Maria Rilke

Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems. - Rainer Maria Rilke

Tito El Bambino – El Amor

Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn. - Lewis Grizzard

Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn. - Lewis Grizzard

Spring is a heart full of hope and a shoe full of rain

Spring is a heart full of hope and a shoe full of rain

Nothing is so beautiful as spring - Gerard Manley Hopkins

Nothing is so beautiful as spring - Gerard Manley Hopkins

Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring? - Neltje Blanchan

Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring? - Neltje Blanchan

Every spring is the only spring - a perpetual astonishment.  - Ellis Peters

Every spring is the only spring - a perpetual astonishment. - Ellis Peters

Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!" - Robin Williams

Spring is nature's way of saying, Let's party! - Robin Williams

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. - Doug Larson

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. - Doug Larson

In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. - Mark Twain

In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. - Mark Twain

When spring comes the grass grows by itself - Tao Te Ching

When spring comes the grass grows by itself - Tao Te Ching

Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil - Bishop Reginald Heber

Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil - Bishop Reginald Heber

Dec
01

The Magical Season of Winter

Meteorological winter is the season having the shortest days and the lowest average temperatures, which have the coldest weather. This corresponds to the months of December, January and February in the Northern Hemisphere, and June, July and August in the Southern Hemisphere.

Snowflakes are kisses from heaven

Snowflakes are kisses from heaven

Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen. (Willa Cather)

Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen. (Willa Cather)

Winter is the time of promise because there is so little to do - or because you can now and then permit yourself the luxury of thinking so. (Stanley Crawford)

Winter is the time of promise because there is so little to do - or because you can now and then permit yourself the luxury of thinking so. (Stanley Crawford)

There is nothing in the world more beautiful than the forest clothed to its very hollows in snow. It is the still ecstasy of nature, wherein every spray, every blade of grass, every spire of reed, every intricacy of twig, is clad with radiance. (by William Sharp)

Every mile is two in winter. (George Herbert)

Every mile is two in winter. (George Herbert)

Winter tames man, woman, and beast. (William Shakespeare)

Winter tames man, woman, and beast. (William Shakespeare)

One kind word can warm three winter months. (Japanese Proverb)

One kind word can warm three winter months. (Japanese Proverb)

Winter is not a season, it's an occupation. (Sinclair Lewis)

Winter is not a season, it's an occupation. (Sinclair Lewis)

Grace grows best in winter. (Samuel Rutherford)

Grace grows best in winter. (Samuel Rutherford)

Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories

Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire:  it is the time for home. (Edith Sitwel)

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. (Edith Sitwel)

Winter makes a bridge between one year and another, and one century and the next.  (Andy Goldsworthy)

Winter makes a bridge between one year and another, and one century and the next. (Andy Goldsworthy)

When snow falls, nature listens.  (Antoinette van Kleeff)

When snow falls, nature listens. (Antoinette van Kleeff)

Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.  (John Boswell)

Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour. (John Boswell)

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Nov
10

Quotations about computers, programming and internet

I do not fear computers. I fear lack of them. (Isaac Asimov)

I do not fear computers. I fear lack of them. (Isaac Asimov)

Never let a computer know you're in a hurry

Never let a computer know you're in a hurry

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.  - Joseph Campbell

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy. - Joseph Campbell

Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus. Computers are from hell.

Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus. Computers are from hell.

The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before. – Bill Gates

The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before. – Bill Gates

Computers have lots of memory but no imagination.

Computers have lots of memory but no imagination.


Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all. - John F. Kennedy

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all. - John F. Kennedy

Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window. - Steve Wozniak

Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window. - Steve Wozniak

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. - Pablo Picasso

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. - Pablo Picasso

A computer will do what you tell it to do, but that may be much different from what you had in mind - Joseph Weizenbaum

A computer will do what you tell it to do, but that may be much different from what you had in mind - Joseph Weizenbaum

We build our computer systems the way we build our cities: over time, without a plan, on top of ruins - Ellen Ullman

We build our computer systems the way we build our cities: over time, without a plan, on top of ruins - Ellen Ullman

A computer scientist is someone who fixes things that aren't broken.

A computer scientist is someone who fixes things that aren't broken.

Computers can never replace human stupidity

Computers can never replace human stupidity

The Internet: where men are men, women are men, and children are FBI agents.

The Internet: where men are men, women are men, and children are FBI agents.

Software is a gas; it expands to fill its container. – Nathan Myhrvold

Software is a gas; it expands to fill its container. – Nathan Myhrvold

If you think your users are idiots, only idiots will use it. – Linus Torvalds

If you think your users are idiots, only idiots will use it. – Linus Torvalds

Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute. – Abelson and Sussman

Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute. – Abelson and Sussman

Programming is like sex, one mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life. - Michael Sinz

Programming is like sex, one mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life. - Michael Sinz

Before software should be reusable, it should be usable. – Ralph Johnson

Before software should be reusable, it should be usable. – Ralph Johnson

If you automate a mess, you get an automated mess. – Rod Michael

If you automate a mess, you get an automated mess. – Rod Michael