"Patience is a quality you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead."
"A person's true character is revealed by what he does when no one is watching."
"Real friends are those who, when you've made a fool of yourself, don't feel you've done a permanent job..."
"The trouble with the guy who talks too fast is that he often says something he hasn't thought of yet."
"The secret of achievement is to not let what you are doing get to you before you get to it."
"A man is never in a worse company than when he flies into a rage and is beside himself."
"Failure in people is caused more by lack of determination than lack in talent."
"The best way to get the last word is to apologize."
"Authority makes some people grow - others just swell."
"Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others can not keep it from themselves."
"Now there is even a "dial-a-prayer" for atheists. You call the number and nobody answers."
"Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city."
"Some people complain because God put thorns on roses, while others praise Him for putting roses among thorns."
"Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened."
"Man can not discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore."
"The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra..."
"Living would be easier if men showed as much patience at home as they do when they're fishing."
"Temper is what gets most of us into trouble. Pride is what keeps us there."
"Even a woodpecker owes his success to the fact that he uses his head."
"Ability will enable a man to go to the top, but it takes character to keep him there."
"The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all is the one who argues with him."
"You can win more friends with your ears than with your mouth."
"The first step to wisdom is silence; the second is listening."
"Take care of your character and your reputation will take care of itself."
"The only assurance of our nation's safety is to lay our foundation in morality and religion."
"The poorest of all men is not the man without a cent but the man without a dream."
"You should never take life too seriously or you will never get out of it alive."
"The secret of contentment is the realization that life is a gift not a right."
"I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather. Not screaming in terror like his passengers."
"Dear God, please save me from your followers."
"You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence."
"I have opinions of my own -- strong opinions -- but I don't always agree with them."
George H. Bush, US President [father]
"One dog barks at a shadow and a thousand dogs take it for reality."
"The mighty oak was once a little nut that stood it's ground..."
"Whatever you tolerate will dominate."
"Not until man is aware of his deepest need is he ready to discern and grasp what can meet his deepest need."
"If you don't do something with life, life will do something with you."
"You are what you do repeatedly."
"Have you ever noticed that people who drive slower than you are idiots and those who drive faster are maniacs?"
The quote below is about network bridges [a piece of equipment that divides a network into 2 segments to relieve congestion]
When a bridge is in the listening state, it is preparing for the learning and forwarding states. The listening state exists so that incorrect information isn't added to the filtering database, causing bridging loops.
I wish we all would go through the listening and learning states before switching to the forwarding state. Some people seem to skip those and go straight for the bridging loops :)
People are like tea bags - you have to put them in hot water before you know how strong they are.
"I believe the Bible is the best gift God has given to man."
"People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be."
"Nothing is foolproof, fools are too ingenious."
"3 most deadly words, "Go ahead, shoot!""
"I think not" said Descartes and promptly disappeared.
[In case you didn't get it, it plays on a famous phrase - "I think therefore I am"]
"I'd tax all foreigners living abroad."
"3 wizards in a strange WAN."
"Preach the gospel everyday; if necessary, use words."
"For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong."
"Never mistake a clear view for a short distance."
"When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't, they don't."
"It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible. Do not ever let anyone claim to be a true American patriot if they ever attempt to separate Religion from politics."
"The desire of love is to give. The desire of lust is to get."
"All the good from the Saviour of the world is communicated through this book; but for the book we could not know right from wrong. All the things desirable to man are contained in it."
Abraham Lincoln speaking about the Bible.
"Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child."
"Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people."
"Some people speak because they have something to say, others speak because they have to say something."
"It may look like I'm just sitting here doing nothing, but I'm really actively waiting for all my problems to go away."
"The one who says it cannot be done should never interrupt the one who is doing it."
"Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense"
"If you're constantly being mistreated, you're cooperating with the treatment."
"Furious activity is no substitute for understanding"
"Don't wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it."
"If you keep your mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish into it."
"The problem is that you still have hope to survive. The only hope you have is to accept the fact that you are already dead. The sooner you accept that fact, the sooner you will be able to function as a soldier is suppose to function."
Band of Brothers, Sgt.? Spears
"The fact that no one understands you doesn't make you an artist."
"Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was, that they escaped teething."
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."
"I was provided with additional input that was radically different from the truth. I assisted in furthering that version."
Colonel Oliver North (Testifying to Congress)
"My Father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic."
"All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy."
"There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full."
Henry A. Kissinger
"If you don't know what this value should be, check with your system administrator. If you are the system administrator, figure out what this value should be."
"Note that 'say' is two characters shorter than 'print'. This is an important design principle for Perl -- common things should be easy and simple."
Introduction to Perl
"Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future."