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Thought for Monday, Apr 30, 2007

We're drowning in information
and starving for knowledge.

-Rutherford D. Rogers
DailyInbox 2007/04/12

Thought for Friday, Apr 27, 2007


The Right Honorable Gentleman is
indebted to his memory for his jests
and to his imagination for his facts.


Thought for Thursday, Apr 26, 2007

Deliberation, n.:
The act of examining one's bread
to determine which side it is buttered on.

-Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Thought for Wednesday, Apr 25, 2007

When you're going through hell, keep going.

-Winston Churchill
From the Daryl R. Gibson collection

Thought for Tuesday, Apr 24, 2007

The new system routine "produced an unexpected impact
and triggered a compounding series of interaction errors
between the system's operational database and cache,"
according to the statement. "After isolating the resulting
database problem and unsuccessfully attempting to correct it,
RIM began it's (sic) fail-over process to a backup system."

RIM described the backup system inadequacies this way:
"Although the backup system and fail-over process had been
repeatedly and successfully tested previously, the fail-over

process did not fully perform to RIM's expectations in this
situation and therefore caused further delay in restoring service
and processing the resulting message queue."

-Research in Motion Ltd. explanation of the
widespread BlackBerry wireless e-mail service
interruption on Tuesday night (April 17, 2007).
As reported in ComputerWorld



We longtime practitioners of data processing refer to this
as an "unfortunate juxtaposition of circumstances".

Thought for Monday, Apr 23, 2007


"I think sex is better than logic,
but I can't prove it."

Thought for Friday, Apr 20, 2007

An expert is someone called in
at the last minute to share the blame.

-Sam Ewing in Mature Living
As quoted in Quotable Quotes
Reader's Digest

Thought for Thursday, Apr 19, 2007

Give every man thine ear,
but few thy voice;
take each mans censure,
but reserve thy judgement.

-William Shakespeare
From the Daryl R. Gibson collection

Thought for Wednesday, Apr 18, 2007

Change, change, all this talk about change.
Things are (not) quite bad enough already!?

Supposely said by Lord Palmerston to Queen Victoria
As quoted by Texas A&M University Executive Vice President
and Provost David Prior

Thought for Tuesday, Apr 17, 2007


A budget is just a method of worrying before
you spend money, as well as afterward.

Thought for Monday, Apr 16, 2007

Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.

-Kin Hubbard
Reader's Digest
Quotable Quotes

Thought for Friday, Apr 13, 2007


You have the capacity to learn from mistakes.
You'll learn a lot today.

Thought for Thursday, Apr 12, 2007

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that
one is constantly making exciting discoveries.

-A. A. Milne
From the Daryl R. Gibson collection

Thought for Wednesday, Apr 11, 2007

She missed an invaluable opportunity to give him a look that you could
have poured on a waffle ...

Thought for Tuesday, Apr 10, 2007

If you didn't get caught, did you really do it?

Thought for Monday, Apr 9, 2007


An idea is not responsible for the people who believe in it.

Thought for Friday, Apr 6, 2007

Liar, n.:
A lawyer with a roving commission.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Thought for Thursday, Apr 5, 2007

Think honk if you're a telepath.

Thought for Wednesday, Apr 4, 2007

Golden Oldie

Aphorism Annotated

Those who can, do.
Those who can't,
write the instructions.

-Branhorst Knowles in
National Enquirer

Thought for Tuesday, Apr 3, 2007

Knowledge and timber shouldn't be
much used until they are seasoned.

-Oliver Wendell Holmes
DailyInbox Presents:
16 Mar 2007

Thought for Monday, Apr 2, 2007

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile,
hoping that it will eat him last.

-Winston Churchill
From the Daryl R. Gibson collection

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