Quotations for which I could not find the author.

283 quotations — 264 Funny, 15 Serious, 4 Trivia.

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  1. XML is like violence: if it doesn't solve your problem, you aren't using enough of it.
  2. Yes, as a matter of fact, I do own the whole damn road!
  3. You don't need a parachute to skydive.
    You only need a parachute to skydive twice.
  4. You know you're in trouble when you turn on the news and they are showing emergency routes out of the city.

  5. Any sufficiently advanced financial instrument is indistinguishable from fraud.
  6. Aspire to inspire, before you expire.
  7. Better a coward for a minute, than dead forever.
  8. Do not mistake kindness for weakness.
  9. Do not regret growing old.
    It is a privilege denied to many.
  10. Enthusiasm often masks a great deal of incompetence.
  11. Here's to the crazy ones: the misfits; the rebels; the troublemakers; the round pegs in the square holes; the ones who see things differently.
    They're not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status quo.
    You can praise them, disagree with them, quote them, disbelieve them, glorify or vilify them.
    About the only thing you can't do is ignore them.
    Because they change things: they invent; they imagine; they heal; they explore; they create; they inspire; they push the human race forward.
    Maybe they have to be crazy.
    How else can you stare at an empty canvas and see a work of art?
    Or sit in silence and hear a song that's never been written?
    Or gaze at a red planet and see a laboratory on wheels?
    While some see them as the crazy ones, we see genius.
    Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.
    [Apple Commercial; ad agency TBWA\Chiat\Day]
  12. “I know” is just “I believe” with delusions of grandeur.
  13. In God we trust; all others we monitor.
    [Motto of the United States Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC).]
  14. It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt.
  15. Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.
  16. Just because your doctor has a name for your condition doesn't mean he knows what it is.
  17. Nothing is as simple as it seems at first.
    Or as hopeless as it seems in the middle.
    Or as finished as it seems in the end.
  18. You can't change the past.
    But you can ruin the present, by worrying over the future.
  19. Your manuscript is both good and original.
    But the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.

  20. Never criticize anyone, until you have walked a mile in their shoes.

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