Thursday, December 29, 2011

Sitting Bull

 "The white man knows how to make 
everything, but he does not know 
how to distribute it."
Sitting Bull

Friday, December 23, 2011

Charlie Chaplin

 "Life could be wonderful if 
people would leave you alone."
Charlie Chaplin

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Robert Frost

 “The brain is a wonderful organ; 
it starts working the moment you 
get up in the morning and does not 
stop until you get into the office.”
Robert Frost

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Rebecca Hoffberger

 "Respect the visionaries in all fields. 
Visionaries are evolutionaries. 
They're not afraid to be called fools
or make mistakes. They stand at 
the edge and report back."
Rebecca Hoffberger

Monday, December 19, 2011

Richard Leakey

 Today we stand with the brains of hunter-gatherers
in our heads, looking out on a modern 
world made comfortable for some by the 
fruits of human inventiveness, and made
miserable for others by the scandal 
of deprivation in the midst of plenty.
Richard Leakey

Friday, December 16, 2011

Ludwig van Beethoven

 "Only the pure in heart can make a good soup."
Ludwig van Beethoven

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Arthur C. Clarke

 "The only way of finding the limits
of the possible is by going beyond
them into the impossible."
Arthur C. Clarke

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Kenneth Patchen

 “There are so many little dyings 
that it doesn't matter which of them is death.”
Kenneth Patchen

Monday, December 12, 2011

Edvard Munch

 "A person himself believes that all the other portraits
are good likenesses except the one of himself."
Edvard Munch

Friday, December 9, 2011

Edgar Allen Poe

 "I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity."
Edgar Allen Poe

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Alan Turing

 "No, I'm not interested in developing 
a powerful brain. All I'm after is
just a mediocre brain, something like 
the President of the American 
Telephone and Telegraph Company."
Alan Turing

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Stephen King

"I have the heart of a child - I keep it in a jar."
Stephen King

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Benicio Del Toro

 “I'm not Jack Nicholson. 
I'm not Brando. But I do mumble.”
Benicio Del Toro

Monday, December 5, 2011

Neil deGrasse Tyson

 "Kids are never the problem. 
They are born scientists. 
The problem is always the adults. 
The beat the curiosity out of the kids. 
They out-number kids. They vote. 
They wield resources."
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Friday, December 2, 2011

Brother Guy Consolmango

 “Any entity – no matter how many 
tentacles it has has a soul."
(When asked if he was comfortable 
with the idea of alien life.)
Brother Guy Consolmango

Thursday, December 1, 2011

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 "Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. 
There's plenty of movement, but you never know 
if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways."
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Samuel Johnson

 "All knowledge is of itself of some value. 
There is nothing so minute or inconsiderable that I 
would not rather know it than not."
Samuel Johnson

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Stanley Kubrick

"The great nations have always acted like gangsters, 
and the small nations like prostitutes."
Stanley Kubrick

Monday, November 28, 2011

P. Benchley

"You don't have to swim faster than the shark, 
just faster than the guy next to you."
P. Benchley

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Arthur Schopenhauer

"All truth passes through three stages. 
First, it is ridiculed. 
Second, it is violently opposed. 
Third, it is accepted as being self-evident."
Arthur Schopenhauer

Monday, November 21, 2011

Ludwig Wittgenstein

 “I don’t know why we are here. But, I’m pretty 
sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein

Friday, November 18, 2011

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Oscar Wilde

 "I am so clever that sometimes I don't 
understand a single word of what I am saying."
 Oscar Wilde

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Abraham Lincoln

"Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; 
and, under a just God, can not long retain it."
Abraham Lincoln

Monday, November 14, 2011

Vladimir Zworykin

 "I hate what they've done to my child...
I would never let my own children watch it."
[On his feelings about watching television.]
Vladimir Zworykin

Friday, November 11, 2011

Aristotle

"No great genius has ever existed 
without a strain of madness."
Aristotle

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Terry Pratchett


"Multiple exclamation marks are a 
sure sign of a diseased mind."
Terry Pratchett

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen


"I did not think I investigated...It seemed at first 
a new kind of invisible light. It was clearly
something new something unrecorded...There is 
much to do, and I am busy, very busy"
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
(First observer of X-rays made on 8 Nov 1895)

Friday, November 4, 2011

Robert Anton Wilson

"If you think you know what the hell is going on, 
you're probably full of shit."
Robert Anton Wilson

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Ashleigh Brilliant


"I either want less corruption, or more chance to participate in it."
Ashleigh Brilliant

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Bobcat Goldthwait


"If you ever see me getting beaten by the police, put down the video camera and come help me instead."
Bobcat Goldthwait

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

George Bernard Shaw


"The power of accurate observation is commonly 
called cynicism by those who have not got it."
George Bernard Shaw

Monday, October 31, 2011

David Tennant


"That's the nature of being a teenager. It felt awkward and ugly and different. I felt uncool to the depths of my soul and I've never really recovered from that - I still think I'm uncool."
David Tennant

Thursday, October 27, 2011

William Gibson


“Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounding yourself with assholes.”
William Gibson

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Rev. Robert F. Capon

 
"The world looks as if it has been left in the custody of trolls."
Rev. Robert F. Capon 

Friday, October 21, 2011

Jack Nicholson


"Hair of the dog that bit me, Lloyd."
Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Sigmund Freud


"America is the most grandiose experiment
the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
"
Sigmund Freud