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The beginning is the most important part of the work. – Plato

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of. – Geri Weitzman

Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets. – Napoleon Bonaparte

Choose a job you like, and you will never have to work a day in your life. – Confucius

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. – Pablo Picasso

A well-spent day brings happy sleep. – Leonardo da Vinci

Islam is a religion in which Allah demands you send your son to die for him; Christianity is the faith in which God sent his son to die for you. – John Ashcroft

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. – John Adams

Your true value depends entirely on what you are compared with. – Bob Wells

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit. – Shakespeare

It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats. – Russian proverb

Not all those who wander are lost. – J R R Tolkien

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. – Lao-Tsu

These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves. – Gilbert Highet

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. – Albert Einstein

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. – Albert Einstein

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo. – James Klass

To prophesy is extremely difficult – especially with regard to the future. – Chinese proverb

There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full. – Henry Kissinger

I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. – George Burns

All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it. – Samuel Butler

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking. – Albert Einstein

“If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?” – Albert Einstein

A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad. – Bob Edwards

If you think education is expensive, try Ignorance. – Andy McIntyre

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers

Lady Nancy Astor: Winston, if you were my husband, I’d put arsenic in your morning coffee.
Winston Churchill: Madam, if you were my wife, I’d drink it.

Bessie Braddock: Winston, you are drunk!
Winston Churchill: And Madam, you are ugly. And tomorrow, I’ll be sober, and you will still be ugly.

My wife dresses to kill. She cooks the same way. – Henny Youngman

Any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood. – H. L. Mencken

The greatest risk is to risk nothing at all. – Leo Buscaglia

Great people are those who can make others feel that they, too, can become great.  – Mark Twain

God does not play dice with the universe. – Albert Einstein

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02/02/2010. Category: quotes. Tags: , , , , .

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