Quotes By Rote

You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.

~ Christy Mathewson

Advice is what you ask for when you already know the answer but wish you didn't.
~ Erica Jong

Just when you think there's nothing to write about, Nixon says, 'I am not a crook.' Jimmy Carter says, 'I have lusted after women in my heart.' President Reagan says, 'I have just taken a urinalysis test, and I am not on dope.'
~ Art Buchwald

A computer terminal is not some clunky old television with a typewriter in front of it. It is an interface where the mind and body can connect with the universe and move bits of it about. (from Mostly Harmless)
~ Douglas Noel Adams

Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
~ Honore' de Balzac

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.
~ Thomas Henry Huxley


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