Discussion in 'ten-forward' started by <DreamCatcher>, Jan 30, 2006.
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
"eMule is a lot like a real Mule. it's slow, steady and reliable. But if you try to force it to go fast, you'll get nowhere and end up tearing your hair out. Then the 'Mule will just turn around and laugh at you. Hee haw haw haw."
unknown; just found the quote at another forum
"I must do something" always solves more problems than "Something must be done." ~Author Unknown
If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?
“The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.” ~ Dave Barry
I think some of my favorites (for me) come from the PC users I help/support, 2 that I hear many times:-
"I never installed that"
"What settings,.. I never changed any settings"
"I now realize that taking drugs was like taking an aspirin without having a headache."
- Paul McCartney, 1967
"I don't know, it must be the weather."
- John Lennon, 1964, when asked by a reporter "Why do you think you're so popular all of a sudden?"
More techie quotes....
"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."
- Thomas Watson (1874-1956), Chairman of IBM, 1943
"There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
- Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977
"If you were plowing a field, which would you rather use? Two strong oxen or 1024 chickens?"
- Seymour Cray (1925-1996), father of supercomputing
(Interesting, the only time I have seen a chicken do anything was that chicken that adds numbers up for corn...
I can't EVEN imagine try'n to get a THOUSAND chickens to do much of anything you want them to do!!!
Are the extra 24 chickens to work the mouse?
Guess that's why ^I^ didn't invent the computer........ )
"#3 pencils and quadrille pads."
- Seymoure Cray (1925-1996) when asked what CAD tools he used to design the Cray I supercomputer; he also recommended using the back side of the pages so that the grid lines were not so dominant.
"Interesting - I use a Mac to help me design the next Cray."
- Seymoure Cray (1925-1996) when he was told that Apple Inc. had recently bought a Cray supercomputer to help them design the next Mac.
"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.
Talkin' vices, now, huh?
"This book fills a much-needed gap."
(PLus he dropped the third tablet!)
"When one thread I start is closed, I just get another needle.
Cuz a stitch in time , just might save this rhymne of mine! LOL!....
Adoring fans of each other.....
"Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance."
- Plato (427-347 B.C.)
"Plato was a bore."
- Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)
"Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal."
- Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)
"I'm not going to get into the ring with Tolstoy."
- Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
"Hemingway was a jerk."
- Harold Robbins
And more tech for the ages......
"The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense."
- Edsgar Dijkstra
"C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot; C++ makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg."
- Bjarne Stroustrup
"A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems."
- Paul Erdos (1913-1996)
(That's why mine taste so bad, no theorems....or is that thermos?)
The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
WHAT kinda FUN is THAT?
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.
Gracie Allen (1906 - 1964)
The impossible can always be broken down into possibilities. ~Author Unknown~
" Be wary of strong drink, it can make you shoot at tax collectors and miss"
Each of us has the power of transforming the 'ordinary'
into the 'extraordinary-the Everyday into the Special.
~Johnnetta B. Cole~
We can BE anything. Maybe this entire experience is a series
of lesson to learn that you can - YES, YOU CAN!
We don't know who we are until we see what we can do.
Income tax returns are the most imaginative form of fiction written in the world today.
Philisophy teaches man he can't take it with him, taxes teach man he can't he can't leave it behind either.
America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.
~Laurence J. Peter~
Taxation with representation isn't so hot either.
When you go to buy, use your eyes, not your ears.
During difficult or emotional times, my Great Grandmother always said "Laugh or cry...those are your choices".
"Experiance is something you get right after you need it". I don't know who said it, but it's true!
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. ~Anne Lamott~
From the movie Blue Velvet
Frank Booth (Dennis Hopper) to Jeffery Beaumont (Kyle MacLoughlin):
"Heinekin?!...F*** that s***!!! PABST BLUE RIBBON!"
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
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