Thursday, April 28, 2011

quotes on school days

quotes on school days

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quotes on school days quotes on school days quotes on school days

I try not to break the rules, but merely to test their elasticity. ~Bill Veeck

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then give up. There's no use in being a damn fool about it. ~W.C. Fields

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure... it just means you haven't succeeded yet. ~Robert Schuller

Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony. ~Robert Benchley

The same passions in man and woman nonetheless differ in tempo; hence man and woman do not cease misunderstanding one another. ~Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil

Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right. ~Arthur Schopenhauer

Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times. ~Winston Churchill

Every man, through fear, mugs his aspirations a dozen times a day. ~Brendan Francis

I can airmail the golf ball, but sometimes I don't put the right address on it. ~Jim Dent

Seize the opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind. ~Bulgarian Proverb

Mathematics is as much an aspect of culture as it is a collection of algorithms. ~Carl Boyer, 1949, calculus textbook

There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact. ~Mark Twain

Mothers ought to bring up and nurse their own children; for they bring them up with greater affection and with greater anxiety, as loving them from the heart, and so to speak, every inch of them. ~Plutarch

Two mothers-in-law. ~Lord John Russell, on being asked what he would consider a proper punishment for bigamy

What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature. ~Voltaire

Spreadsheet: a kind of program that lets you sit at your desk and ask all kinds of neat "what if?" questions and generate thousands of numbers instead of actually working. ~Dave Barry, Claw Your Way to the Top

I have little confidence in any enterprise or business or investment that promises dividends only after the death of the stockholders. ~Robert G. Ingersoll

The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter, and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness. ~Henry David Thoreau

The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs. ~Joan Didion

Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza. ~Dave Barry

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