Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Assorted Quotes

Egotism is nature's compensation for mediocrity.
- L.A. Safian

Some folks seem to have descended from the chimpanzee later than others.
- Frank McKinney Hubbard

The limits of my language are the limits of my mind. All I know is what I have words for.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.
- Wendell Johnson

Don't think open and close are antonyms. After all, a person is the most open to the person he is most close to.

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
- Voltaire

I've got a wonderful doctor. If you can't afford the operation, he touches up the X-rays.
- Henny Youngman

I am grateful that I am not as judgmental as all those censorious, self-righteous people around me.

Monday, August 06, 2007

What If They Had The Internet In Shakespeare's Day?

What If They Had The Internet In Shakespeare's Day?
(Author Unknown)

"To be, or not to be - that is the question - whether 'tis nobler
in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous spam or
to take arms against a sea of unwanted emails, and by opposing,
delete them?"
(Hamlet; Act 3, Scene 1)

"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, but most are stuck
with Windows."
(Twelfth Night; Act 3, Scene 4)

"All the world's a web, and all the men and women merely users.
They have their sign-ons and log-offs, and one man in his time
visits many sites."
(As You Like It; Act 2, Scene 7)

"O happy Firewire plug! This is thy socket; there connect, and
let my data transfer."
(Romeo and Juliet; Act 5, Scene 3)

"He that filches from me my good name robs me of that which
enriches him and makes me poor indeed. Therefore shalt thou
encrypt all thine passwords."
(Othello; Act 3, Scene 3)

"What's in a name? That which we call a virus by any other name
would still wipe a hard drive."
(Romeo and Juliet; Act 2, Scene 2)

"Pop-ups die many times before their deaths; an unsaved document
but once."
(Julius Caesar; Act 2, Scene 2)

"The man that hath no music in himself hath not yet learned how
to use iTunes."
(The Merchant of Venice; Act 5, Scene 1)

Wednesday, August 01, 2007