Oct
07

Funny quotes

I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong (Bertrand Russell)

I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong (Bertrand Russell)

I like marriage. The idea. (Toni Morrison)

I like marriage. The idea. (Toni Morrison)

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself (Josh Billings)

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself (Josh Billings)

I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally (W.C. Fields)

I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally (W.C. Fields)

Humor is despair refusing to take itself seriously. (Arland Ussher)

Humor is despair refusing to take itself seriously. (Arland Ussher)

God could create the world in six days because he didn't have to make it compatible with the previous version.

God could create the world in six days because he didn't have to make it compatible with the previous version.

A friend doesn`t go on a diet because you are fat (Erma Bombeck)

A friend doesn`t go on a diet because you are fat (Erma Bombeck)

A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life, to be thankful for a good one (Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings)

A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life, to be thankful for a good one (Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings)

Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company (Mark Twain)

Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company (Mark Twain)

Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before (Mae West)

Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before (Mae West)

I realize that humor isn't for everyone. It's only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive. (Anne Wilson Schaef)

I realize that humor isn't for everyone. It's only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive. (Anne Wilson Schaef)

Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please. (Mark Twain)

Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please. (Mark Twain)

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Jun
28

Inspiring quotes

Imagination is the highest kite that one can fly (Lauren Bacall)

Imagination is the highest kite that one can fly (Lauren Bacall)

There are no failures - just experiences and your reactions to them. ( Tom Krause)

There are no failures - just experiences and your reactions to them. ( Tom Krause)

Never do anything yourself that others can do for you. (Agatha Christie)

Never do anything yourself that others can do for you. (Agatha Christie)

Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow. (Robert Kiyosaki)

Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow. (Robert Kiyosaki)

Don't listen to their words, fix your attention on their deeds. (Albert Einstein)

Don't listen to their words, fix your attention on their deeds. (Albert Einstein)

Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right. (Henry Ford)

Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right. (Henry Ford)

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. (Winston Churchill)

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. (Winston Churchill)

Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. (Albert Einstein)

Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. (Albert Einstein)

Keep your mind in a constant state of openness

Keep your mind in a constant state of openness

The value of an idea lies in the using of it. (Thomas Alva Edison)

The value of an idea lies in the using of it. (Thomas Alva Edison)

Goals are dreams with deadlines. (Diana Scharf Hunt)

Goals are dreams with deadlines. (Diana Scharf Hunt)

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them. (Albert Einstein)

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them. (Albert Einstein)

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. (Robert Frost)

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. (Robert Frost)

Try and fail, but don't fail to try. (Stephen Kaggwa)

Try and fail, but don't fail to try. (Stephen Kaggwa)

Don't follow your dreams; chase them. (Richard Dumb)

Don't follow your dreams; chase them. (Richard Dumb)

The horizon of many people is a circle with zero radius which they call their point of view. (Albert Einstein)

The horizon of many people is a circle with zero radius which they call their point of view. (Albert Einstein)

It's kind of fun to do the impossible. (Walt Disney)

It's kind of fun to do the impossible. (Walt Disney)

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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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