Perfect happiness I believe was never intended by the deity to be the lot of any one of his creatures in this world; but that he has very much put in our power the nearness of our approaches to it, is what I as steadfastly believe
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It
Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)
if a man can be properly said to love something, it must be clear that he feels affection for it as a whole, and does not love part of it to the exclusion of the rest.
You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my webs for you because I liked you. After all, what
E.B. (Elwyn Brooks) White, Charl
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn
When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion.
We hate some persons because we do not know them, and will not know them because we hate them.
Charles Caleb Colton
To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education, I call it intrusion.
Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss
My sister having so much to do, was going to church vicariously, that is to say, Joe and I were going.
Coming from Chicago, I like a white Christmas.
It is my belief... that the truth is generally preferable to lies.
Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking.
R. Buckminster Fuller
There are lots of things which I would love to tell him, but in some way, I also feel that I lost the person closest to me. And I got a second chance to live. So in a way I feel that I live for both of us... and I will do my best.
Optimization hinders evolution.
The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.
Programming graphics in X is like finding the square root of PI using Roman numerals.
It is difficult to imagine how any behavior in the presence of another person can avoid being a communication of one's own view of the nature of one's relationship with that person and how it can fail to influence that person.
Among the three or four million cradles now rocking in the land are some which this nation would preserve for ages as sacred things, if we could know which ones they are.
Sometimes it pays to stay in bed in Monday, rather than spending the rest of the week debuging Monday's code.
Dating is really hard because everyone puts on a front. It's really difficult to see who is who, so it is important to be yourself.
The best book on programming for the layman is Alice in Wonderland; but that's because it's the best book on anything for layman.
I played teen roles until high definition came out, and I could never understand it. I would go in for adult roles and be older than many of the people auditioning, but they'd cast the girl without a line on her face.
The computer programmer is a creator of universes for which he alone is responsible. Universes of virtually unlimited complexity can be created in the form of computer programs.
You worldly-minded people are most unfortunate! You are surrounded with sorrows and troubles overhead and underfoot and to the right and to the left, and you are enigmas even to yourselves.
We spend billions of pounds on welfare, yet millions are trapped on welfare. It's not worth their while going into work.
I used to think that cyberspace was fifty years away. What I thought was fifty years away, was only ten years away. And what I thought was ten years away... it was already here. I just wasn't aware of it yet.
In the 19th century, you had bourgeois art without politics - an almost frozen idea of what beauty is.
Innovation has nothing to do with how many R
Information Superhighway is really an acronym for 'Interactive Network For Organizing, Retrieving, Manipulating, Accessing And Transferring Information On National Systems, Unleashing Practically Every Rebellious Human Intelligence, Gratifying Hackers, Wiseacres, And Yahoos'.
I have a friend named Dennis. Both of his parents were midgets,but he isn't a midget. He's a midgetdwarf. He's two inchestall. He's the one who poses for trophies.
Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
Looking at the proliferation of personal web pages on the net, it looks like very soon everyone on earth will have 15 Megabytes of fame.
A Jewish beggar is not impossible, perhaps; such a thing may exist, but there are few men that can say they have seen that spectacle.
I support women, men, anybody who is in a place that's not their strongest and who is ready to push forward.
Mosaic is the 1990's equivalent of forcing friends to sit through slides of your trip to Florida - painful for everyone but the host.
Steve G. Steinberg
I'd like to put in a vote for the intrinsic fascination of science.
What you fear most of all is - fear. Very wise...
Surfing on the Internet is like sex; everyone boasts about doing more than they actually do. But in the case of the Internet, it's a lot more.
I guess we've had a very close relationship because I don't pretend to know about cinema and I think I do know a bit about theatre but he does, he respected that and so we really just had a collaboration which went completely like this.
Andrew Lloyd Webber
If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get one million miles to the gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside.
Robert X Cringely
He disliked contradiction, and still more, arguments that were continually skipping from one thing to another, introducing new and disconnected points, so that there was no knowing to which to reply.
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