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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)

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Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
~~~ Herbert Hoover

Children are our most valuable natural resource.
~~~ Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover, what a nice guy! Almost as good as Dick Chainy.

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On the lighter side:

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."

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The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
-- my buddy Sigmund Freud

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I said this to my friend the other day and afterwards realized its sounds pretty cool.

Theres always more then one way to look, you just have to turn your head.

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"How fortunate for leaders that men do not think." -- Adolf Hitler

Horrible man, but this quote is very true.

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"Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy"
Edgar Bergen, (Charlie McCarthy), US comedian & ventriloquist (1903 - 1978)

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Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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If you're playing a poker game and you look around the table and can't tell who the sucker is, it's you.
-- Paul Newman

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Believe those who seek the truth. Doubt those who find it.

-- Andre Gide

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When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die the world cries and you rejoice.
-- an Indian Proverb

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"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.

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Okay brain, you don't like me, and I don't like you, but let's get through this thing, and then I can continue killing you with beer.
-- Homer Simpson (TV actor)

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Okay brain, you don't like me, and I don't like you, but let's get through this thing, and then I can continue killing you with beer.
-- Homer Simpson (TV actor)

I love that quote. I am a Simpson's addict. ;)


Some of my other favorite homer quotes are

"Alcohol is the cause and solution to all of life's problems."

"Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand."

"The whole reason we have elected officials is so we don't have to think all the time."

"Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true."


One of my favorite Ralph Wiggum quotes is

"Me fail English. Thats unpossible."

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Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing.
-- Dave Barry

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