Criticism of the Government
01/08/07 19:23 | Permalink
"When I am abroad I always make a rule never to criticize the Government of my country. I make up for lost time when I come home."
Sir Winston Churchill.
03/06/07 11:48 | Permalink
"No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money."
Seize the Day?
06/05/07 09:18 | Permalink
"[T]he carpe diem religion is not the religion of happy people, but of very unhappy people. Great joy does not gather the rosebuds while it may; its eyes are fixed on the immortal rose which Dante saw."
19/04/07 18:11 | Permalink
"Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself."
A Pointless Effort
15/04/07 00:18 | Permalink
"Covering your mouth when you cough is like farting with pants on. Even though you’re covering it up, the bad stuff still gets through."
The Nature of the World
01/03/07 06:06 | Permalink
"World without conflict is the world of fantasy."
Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
27/02/07 08:03 | Permalink
"If you need to talk about it, you probably shouldn't do it."
Guitarist Robbie Aceto, as quoted in the book "Rules of Thumb," by Tom Parker.
Rocket Science or Brain Surgery?
09/01/07 22:22 | Permalink
"To me, it's not rocket surgery."
David Lee Roth, 2006, commenting on the prospect of performing again with Van Halen.
Victory vs. Defeat
13/12/06 20:07 | Permalink
"Victory has a hundred fathers, but defeat is an orphan."
Count Galeazzo Ciano, journal entry, Sept. 9, 1942.