Thread: Quotes

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    Registered User whistlenm1's Avatar
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    Wondering, is their any famous quotes that you guys like. One of mines is my signature and my new one is
    "I dont vote, it only encourages them!"
    Man's mind once streched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions
    - Oliver Wendell Holmes

    In other words, if you teach your cat to bark (output) and eat dog food (input) that doesn't make him a dog. It would have to chase cars, chew bones, and have puppies before I'd call it Rover ;-)
    - WaltP

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    A nice one is:

    "There are 10 types if people in the world,
    those who can read binary and those who can't."

    But I don't know who said that.

    My former signature was "Patience it bitter, but its fruit is sweet.", from Rousseau. My current signature is:

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    Oooh, quotes. That's the topic of one of my
    favorite websites...
    Staying away from General.

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    My sig, it's one of the best programming once i read! i found in a ASP book. Don't know who said it though
    oh i'm sorry! i didn;t realize my fist was rushing to meet ur face!

    MSN :: []*[]

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    I love this one.
    Profanity is one language all programmers know best.

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    "Don't be too proud of that technological terror you've constructed."
    -Darth Vader, ANH

    She was so Blonde, she spent 20 minutes looking at the orange juice can because it said "Concentrate."

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    "There are 10 types if people in the world,
    those who can read binary and those who can't."
    I posted that one awhiles ago in the math thread. I got it off one of the message boards for geeks. Dunno who said it though.

    A couple of favs
    Darth Vader: He's clumsy as he is stupid. (always makes me laugh)

    and who can forget
    Mr. T: I pity da foo!

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    Microsoft. Who? MethodMan's Avatar
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    I like this one from an architect Mies Van der Rohe

    Simplicity is not simple.

    Your Move:Life is a game, Play it; Life is a challenge, Meet it; Life is an opportunity, capture it.


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    These always make me laugh

    Originally by Bill

    "640K ought to be enough for anybody."
    -Bill Gates, 1981

    "We get a million calls a month saying, 'hey, this product is confusing.'"

    "If you can't make it good, make it look good."
    -BILL GATES, 1995

    Originally about Bill and Steve

    "If Ballmer told me that my pants were on fire AND I smelled smoke AND I felt my ass getting warm I still would not believe him. "
    -- Unknown

    Bill Gates is just a monocle and a persian cat away from being a villian in a James Bond movie. "
    -- Anon.

    "If Bill Gates had a dime for every time a Windows box crashed... .... Oh, wait a minute, he already does. "

    "The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck, is probably the day Microsoft starts making vacuum cleaners. "
    -- Ernst Jan Plugge
    And no I don't "Hate" Microsoft, I use their products everyday, I just find these funny, that's all

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    "Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity."

    "Independence is the right of the few, as it is the domain of the strong."

    and of course
    "That, that does not kill us, makes us stronger."

    all from Friedrich Nietzsche,

    "Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent.
    Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent.
    Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil?
    Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?" (Epicurus)

    and my old sig

    "I am not young enough to know everything."
    Last edited by novacain; 07-25-2002 at 12:22 AM.
    "Man alone suffers so excruciatingly in the world that he was compelled to invent laughter."
    Friedrich Nietzsche

    "I spent a lot of my money on booze, birds and fast cars......the rest I squandered."
    George Best

    "If you are going through hell....keep going."
    Winston Churchill

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    One of my personal favorites:

    by Nietzsche
    One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.

    Get off my Intarweb!!!!

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    'Top Secret' documents should be labled FAQ. No one would ever read them.


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    you can't beat the simpsons for some nice quotes
    here's one i'll put up in the future

    "If you're going to get mad at me every time I do something stupid then I guess I'll just have to stop doing stupid things!"

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    What a long strange road it's been - Jerry Garcia

    "Always try something new. Remeber the Arc was built by amatures, the Titanic was built by professionals" - Letter to Car Talk

    "Pull out your scissors... because the U.S. is about to remove a few unimportant countries from the map. " - Charles DeGaulle

    " its easy just dont try ..." - 'Nemisis'

    The most unfair thing about life is the way it ends. I mean, life is tough. It takes up a lot of your time. And then you die. What's that? A bonus? I think the life-cycle is all backwards. You should die first and get it all over with. Then you live in an old age home. You get kicked out when you're too young. You get a gold watch. You go to work. You work forty years until you're young enough to enjoy your retirement. You do drugs, alcohol and party. You get ready for high school. You go to grade school and become a kid. You play. You have no responsibilities. You become a little baby & go back into the womb. You spend your last nine months floating... Then, you finish off as an orgasm. I like it.
    -Andy Rooney

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    "It's time to kick ass and chew gum...and I'm all outta gum!"

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