[End of diatribe. We now return you to your regularly scheduled programming...]Larry Wall in Configure from the perl distribution
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when my mother took me to see him in a department store, and he asked for my autograph.Shirley Temple
Speak what you think today in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance, 1841
If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.Epictetus, Serendipity
Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equpped with 18,000 vaccuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vaccuum tubes and perhaps weigh 1 12 tons.Popular Mechanics, March 1949
Prosperity is a great teacher adversity a greater.William Hazlitt
The more pity, that fools may not speak wisely what wise men do foolishly.
The "highest" states of mind held up before mankind by christianity as of supreme value, are actually forms of convulsive epilepsy.
The chalk marks are transient, the formulas eternal.