Quotable Quotes

"America is at that awkward stage. It's too late to work within the system, but too early to shoot the bastards."

Claire Wolfe, "101 Things To Do 'Til the Revolution"

"Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards."

Fred Hoyle.

"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society."

Mark Twain.

"Everywhere I go, I'm asked if I think universities stifle writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them."

Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964)

"How can we POSSIBLY use sex to get what we want?  Sex IS what we want!"

Dr. Frasier Crane

"If you're not a liberal by the time you're 20, you have no heart;
if you aren't a conservative by the time you're 40, you have no brain."

Winston Churchill

"A woman seeks one man to fill her every need, while a man seeks every woman to fill his one need."


"Laws are like spiders' webs, which, if anything small falls into them they ensnare it, but larger things break through and escape."


"The mind of the bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour upon it, the more it will contract."

Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Against stupidity, the very gods contend in vain."

Friedrich von Schiller

"Never believe anything until it has been officially denied."

Claud Cockburn

"There are the three M's: Mission, Metrics, and Measurement. It's the only way to determine the viability of a project."

Brian Herbert, after a particularly good round of sake.

"Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows."

Robert G. Ingersoll

"There is no free lunch, but you can get a discount."

J. D. Wise, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Rice University

"Your constructive criticism is greatly appreciated. Fuck you very much."


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