Thought for Friday, Feb 29, 2008
Automate redundant tasks
-Subject line of a marketing email
from a major software company.
tftd opines that it might be better
to just eliminate those tasks.
Thought for Thursday, Feb 28, 2008
Boys will be boys,
and so will a lot of middle-aged men.
Thought for Wednesday, Feb 27, 2008
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs
as clothes do against cold. For if you put on
more clothes as the cold increases, it will
have no power to hurt you. So in like manner
you must grow in patience when you meet with
great wrongs, and they will then be powerless
to vex your mind.
-Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Artist, architect and engineer
Cited in BITS & PIECES
BITS & PIECES: Home Delivery 2001/08/16
Or as Herr Kemper is wont to say, 'Patience is a virtue.'
Thought for Tuesday, Feb 26, 2008
Law of the Perversity of Nature:
You cannot successfully determine beforehand which side of the
bread to butter.
Thought for Monday, Feb 25, 2008
A computer glitch has resulted
in the Internal Revenue Service
sending out incorrect tax-cut refund
notices to about 523,000 taxpayers.
It is clear from the article there was no 'computer' glitch,
the computer did EXACTLY what it was told to do. ComputerWorld,
serving the computing community with a weekly newsmagazine/paper
and online computing information should know better. SOAPBOX OFF
Thought for Friday, Feb 22, 2008
All men make mistakes,
but married men find out
about them sooner.
Quotes of the Day
Friday the 13th, 2001
Thought for Thursday, Feb 21, 2008
If I traveled to the end of the rainbow
As Dame Fortune did intend,
Murphy would be there to tell me
The pot's at the other end.
-- Bert Whitney
Thought for Wednesday, Feb 20, 2008
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend:
and inside a dog, it's too dark to read.
Thought for Tuesday, Feb 19, 2008
Anger is a wind which
blows out the lamp of the mind.
-Robert G. Ingersoll
Thought for Monday, Feb 18, 2008
There is no such thing in
anyone's life as an unimportant day.
- Alexander Woollcott
Bits and Pieces February 2008
Thought for Friday, Feb 15, 2008
The wireless telegraph is not difficult to understand.
The ordinary telegraph is like a very long cat. You
pull the tail in New York, and it meows in Los Angeles.
The wireless is the same, only without the cat.
-Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Sumitted by FB#1
(And all the network people try to
make us think it is so complicated! -tftd)
Thought for Thursday, Feb 14, 2008
Just because your doctor has a name for your condition doesn't mean he
knows what it is.
Thought for Wednesday, Feb 13, 2008
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance--
it is the illusion of knowledge.
-Daniel J. Boorstin (1914-2004)
Historian and writer
Bits and Pieces
Thought for Tuesday, Feb 12, 2008
Some people procrastinate so much
that all they can do is run around
like firefighters all day --
putting out fires that should not
have gotten started in the first place.
From the Masters
23 Jan 2008
Thought for Monday, Feb 11, 2008
If someone tells you he is going
to make a "realistic decision".
you immediately understand that
he has resolved to do something bad.
-Mary Therese McCarthy (1912-1989)
Author and critic
Bits and Pieces - From the Masters
28 Jan 2008
Thought for Friday, Feb 8, 2008
Everything put together falls apart sooner or later.
Thought for Thursday, Feb 7, 2008
Never put off until tomorrow what you feel like doing today.--
Tomorrow it may be against the doctor's order.
Thought for Wednesday, Feb 6, 2008
He who lives by the sword
gets less flooding than
he who lives by the river.
Thought for Tuesday, Feb 5, 2008
Consider how hard it is to
change yourself and you'll
understand what little chance
you have of trying to change
-Jacob M. Braude
Thought for Monday, Feb 4, 2008
Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits
are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow
horns to break up traffic jams.
-Mary Ellen Kelly
Thought for Friday, Feb 1, 2008
You never know who is right,
but you always know who is in charge.
Huanga @ cafenite - Thought For Today