QotD: Wise Words

Posted: 2007-03-06 in General
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    What's one of your favorite quotes? 

    Submitted by Georgie-boy

"Build a man a fire and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire and he'll be warm for the rest of his life."

        -Terry Pratchett

When their numbers dwindled from 50 to 8, the other dwarves began to suspect Hungry.

"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book."

        -Groucho Marx

"It is inhumane, in my opinion, to force people who have a genuine medical need for coffee to wait in line behind people who apparently view it as some kind of recreational activity."

        – Dave Barry

"The world is full of willing people — some willing to work and some willing to let them."

        – Robert Frost

"I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting."

        – Ronald Reagan

Remaining time multiplied by distress is constant.

"Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning."

        – Rich Cook

"A good programmer is someone who looks both ways before crossing a one-way street."

        – Doug Linder

Genetics: If your parents didn't have any children, neither will you.

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