The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.
I wonder whether they have rum and Coke in Heaven? Maybe it's too mundane a pleasure, but I hope so -- as a sundowner. Except, of course, the sun never goes down there. Oh, man, this heaven is going to take some getting used to.
Desmond Tutu, London Sunday Tele
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win - essential to success.
I rate Morrissey as one of the best lyricists in Britain. For me, he's up there with Bryan Ferry.
The strength of a man isn't seen in the power of his arms. It's seen in the love with which he EMBRACES you.
Everyone by now presumably knows about the danger of premature optimization. I think we should be just as worried about premature design - designing too early what a program should do.
The poor suffer twice at the rioter's hands. First, his destructive fury scars their neighborhood; second, the atmosphere of accommodation and consent is changed to one of hostility and resentment.
Lyndon B. Johnson
I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn't weird at all and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird.
It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.
I was such an ugly kid - When I played in the sandbox, the cat kept covering me up
What troubles me is the Internet and the electronic technology revolution. Shyness is fueled in part by so many people spending huge amounts of time alone, isolated on e-mail, in chat rooms, which reduces their face-to-face contact with other people.
I will shew thee that which is noted in the scripture of truth: and there is none that holdeth with me in these things, but Michael your prince.
Good thing we've still got politics in Texas - finest form of free entertainment ever invented.
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