Thought for Monday, Feb 26, 2007
The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get
-- Woody Allen
Thought for Wednesday, Feb 28, 2007
Excellent day for putting Slinkies on an escalator.
Thought for Tuesday, Feb 27, 2007
Forever is a long time,
but not as long as it was yesterday.
Bits & Pieces
Thought for Monday, Feb 19, 2007
The Official MBA Handbook on business cards:
Avoid overly pretentious job titles such as "Lord of the Realm,
Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India" or "Director of
Thought for Thursday, Feb 22, 2007
"Multiply in your head" (ordered the compassionate Dr. Adams)
"365,365,365,365,365,365 by 365,365,365,365,365,365. He [ten-year-old
Truman Henry Safford] flew around the room like a top, pulled his
pantaloons over the tops of his boots, bit his hands, rolled his eyes
in their sockets, sometimes smiling and talking, and then seeming to be
in an agony, until, in not more than one minute, said he,
133,491,850,208,566,925,016,658,299,941,583,255!" An electronic
computer might do the job a little faster but it wouldn't be as much
fun to watch.
-- James R. Newman (The World of Mathematics)
Thought for Friday, Feb 16, 2007
3. Keep learning : Learn more about the computer, crafts,
gardening, whatever. Never let the brain get idle.
"An idle mind is the devil's workshop."
And the devil's name is Alzheimer's!
-How to Stay Young
From the Internet
Thought for Wednesday, Feb 21, 2007
I don't know how to be an interim,
so I'm going to be a president for
however long the process takes.
-Eddie Joe Davis
Texas A&M University
In reference to the search
for a permanent successor to Gates.
Thought for Thursday, Feb 15, 2007
I've known him as a man,
as an adolescent and as a child --
sometimes on the same day.
Thought for Wednesday, Feb 14, 2007
Love at first sight is one of the greatest
labor-saving devices the world has ever seen.
Thought for Tuesday, Feb 13, 2007
I must admit, you brought religion into my life...
I never believed in Hell till I met you.
As the days go by, I think of how lucky I am...
that you're not here to ruin it for me.
-When Hallmark Writers Have a Bad Day
From the Internet
Thought for Monday, Feb 12, 2007
Even if you do learn to speak correct English,
whom are you going to speak it to?
Thought for Friday, Feb 9, 2007
Paranoid schizophrenics outnumber
their enemies at least two to one.
Thought for Thursday, Feb 8, 2007
The first thing to realize is that English,
especially American English, is a mongrel tongue
that often as not defies all logic. It's also
changing and evolving, which infuriates
sticks-in-the-mud like me, who would prefer
rigid rules that never vary.
-Craig Smith, editor and
owner of Smithcraft Press
Writing Tips 2007/01/26
Thought for Wednesday, Feb 7, 2007
Getting an idea should be like sitting down on a pin;
it should make you jump up and do something.
-E. L. Simpson
Bits & Pieces
24 Jan 2007
Thought for Monday, Feb 5, 2007
I never wanted to see anybody die
but there are a few obituary notices
I have read with pleasure.
Thought for Friday, Feb 2, 2007
If this (Superbowl) is the ultimate game,
why are they playing it again next year?
1972 Superbowl VI
Thought for Thursday, Feb 1, 2007
"The point I have been patiently trying to make," Godwin
said impatiently, "is that you expect far too much of a
first sentence. Think of it as analogous to a good country
breakfast: what we want is something simple, but nourishing
to the imagination. Hold the philosophy, hold the adjectives,
just give us a plain subject and perhaps a wholesome,
nonfattening adverb or two."
-Godwin to Danny Deck
_Some Can Whistle_
And speaking of writing, Larry Joseph Galvin will have a book signing at
the Bryan Hastings (Texas and Villa Maria) on Saturday February 3, 2007
from 10am-2pm. The title of the book is _The Number Sheet Puzzle:
The Mason Trio Math Mysteries_. For those of you not in the
Brazos Valley you can try www.publishamerica.com/shopping/ and
search for Galvin.
Why am I promoting this book? I would like for him to sell many
books and support his uncle in the manner to which I would
like to become accustomed.
If any on the list are offended by the blatant commercialism I will
cheerfully refund your subscription fee for this one day only.
Oh what the Hay- for the entire month-
Huanga @ cafenite - Thought For Today