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Thought for Friday, Aug 29, 2008

Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will,
but remember it didn't work for the rabbit!

-R. E. Shay
Wed, 27 Aug 2008

Thought for Thursday, Aug 28, 2008

Golden Oldie

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than
sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

-Martin Luther King, Jr.
Speech at Civil Rights March on
Washington, August 28, 1963

Thought for Wednesday, Aug 27, 2008

Golden Oldie

If you have any understanding of government at all
you will not want us to get involved.

-Mayor of Santa Cruz, California
(at a City Council meeting)
when asked by the "Surfers" to do something
about the "Kayakers" who are
taking all of their "good waves."

Thought for Tuesday, Aug 26, 2008

"To err is human, to forgive, beyond the scope of the Operating System"

Thought for Monday, Aug 25, 2008

Golden Oldie

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson
From the other TFTD 2001/12/18

Thought for Friday, Aug 22, 2008

How many seconds are there in a year? If I tell you there are
3.155 x 10^7, you won't even try to remember it. On the other hand,
who could forget that, to within half a percent, pi seconds is a
-- Tom Duff, Bell Labs

Thought for Thursday, Aug 21, 2008

"Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?"

"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to," said the Cat
-- Lewis Carrol

Thought for Wednesday, Aug 20, 2008

Golden Oldie

Everyone has a photographic memory.
Some just don't have film.

-Eternal Truths
Reported by The Good, Clean
Funnies List (GCFL.net)

Thought for Tuesday, Aug 19, 2008

Metaphors be with you.

-Bumper Sticker
Reported in AWADmail Issue 319

Thought for Monday, Aug 18, 2008

Test-tube babies shouldn't throw stones.

Thought for Friday, Aug 15, 2008

Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.
-- H. H. Williams

Thought for Thursday, Aug 14, 2008

After an instrument has been assembled, extra components will be found
on the bench.

Thought for Wednesday, Aug 13, 2008

The primary cause of failure in electrical appliances is an expired
warranty. Often, you can get an appliance running again simply by
changing the warranty expiration date with a 15/64-inch felt-tipped
-- Dave Barry, "The Taming of the Screw"

Thought for Tuesday, Aug 12, 2008

Golden Oldie

I'm not saying there should be a
capital punishment for stupidity,
but why don't we just take the
safety labels off of everything
and let the problem solve itself?

-Email Signature Line
as reported by Randy Howard

Thought for Monday, Aug 11, 2008

I wanted no part of politics. And I wasn't in Berlin to
compete against any one athlete. The purpose of the
Olympics, anyway, was to do your best. As I.d learned
long ago from Charles Riley, the only victory that counts
is the one over yourself.

-Jesse Owens
From the RefDesk TFTD

Thought for Friday, Aug 8, 2008

"Protozoa are small, and bacteria are small, but viruses are smaller
than the both put together."

Thought for Thursday, Aug 7, 2008

New members are urgently needed in the
Society for Prevention of Cruelty
to Yourself. Apply within.

Thought for Wednesday, Aug 6, 2008

There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good
sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more.
-- Woody Allen

Thought for Tuesday, Aug 5, 2008

"How do I love thee? My accumulator overflows."

Thought for Monday, Aug 4, 2008


Conceit causes more conversation than wit.


Thought for Friday, Aug 1, 2008


For an idea to be fashionable is ominous,
since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned.

 Huanga @ cafenite - Thought For Today