Thursday, February 12, 2009

Quotes 3

One has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience. - Alice James

We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over. -Aneurin Bevan

The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you. - Rita Mae Brown

Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. - Philip K. Dick

A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled. -Sir Barnett Cocks

The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents. -Nathaniel Borenstein

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking. -Thomas A. Edison

It takes hundreds of nuts to hold a car together, but it takes only one of them to scatter it all over the highway. -Evan Esar

What if this weren't a hypothetical question? -Unknown

I loathe the expression "What makes him tick." It is the American mind, looking for simple and singular solution, that uses the foolish expression. A person not only ticks, he also chimes and strikes the hour, falls and breaks and has to be put together again, and sometimes stops like an electric clock in a thunderstorm. -James Thurber

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