I like this one:
Originally Posted by Robert R. Coveyou (I think)
The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance.
That was the title of one of his papers.
As John von Neumann joked, "Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin." (you gotta know the Turing Machine to get this one)
If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised.
A quote by Dorothy Parker
A side note: In her early life writer and poet Dorothy Parker attended Roman Catholic elementary school but was asked to leave following her characterization of the Immaculate Conception as "spontaneous combustion."
"A simple enough act, you might say, but any act that re-makes the world is heroic. Or so I've come to believe". stated by Edgar in Duma Key I'll probably have some more from Duma Key as I just read it twice.