The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.
~~~ Herbert Spencer

Never trust a thin chef.
(French Proverb)

I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
(Voltaire aka Fran├žois-Marie Arouet)

Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
-- Benjamin Franklin

I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
(Voltaire aka Fran├žois-Marie Arouet)

Worth quoting a second time.

And you, madam, are ugly. But I shall be sober in the morning
-- Churchill (to a woman that told him he was drunk)

Here goes

Three things in life must not be lost:
Peace,
Hope,
Honesty.

Sharing money is what gives it its value.
-- Elvis Presley

"The more pressure you feel, the fewer test you write.
The fewer test you write, the less productive you are
and the less stable you code becomes. The less productive
and accurate you are, the more pressure you feel."

- Kent Beck

"I come n ot, friends, to steal away your hearts"

Julius Caesar III, Act III, scene ii.

My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
-- Indira Gandhi

It is a matter of calmness, no need to get excited

my own and fav quote

:)

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
-- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Parents should be given only a modest and sensible allowance. And they should be encouraged to save up for things. This builds character. It also helps pay for the funeral.
-- P. J. O'Rourke

Everybody should believe in something. I believe I'll have another drink.

Dean Martin

Everybody should believe in something. I believe I'll have another drink.

Dean Martin

I think you misspelled WC Fields

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.
~~~ Markus Emphire

If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I'm not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got.
~ Kurt Cobain

To iterate is human, To Recurr ... Divine

Read it in one of the c++ books.

I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.
-- Dick Gregory

Here are a few good ones:

"Know thyself" - Socrates, et al.
"Don't let school get in the way of your education" - Mark Twain

Hey everyone. It seem's this is the place to post anything we want (within reason) so I thought I would start a thread to find out what your favorite quotes are. I'll start with one of mine (though I have loads more):

People always turn away from the eyes of a stranger. Afraid to know what lies behind the stare.

My mother's favorite quote: "Can't never could do anything!"

"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work."

Knowledge is power, if you know it about the right person.
- Ethel Mumford

It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs.
- Margaret Thatcher

The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill.
- Peter Ustinov

I don't accept crap from scrap

This one is really my favorite one: "Loving is like living knowing you are going to die; but not loving because you are afraid to get hurt is like dying even before you die."

I do not really know where I got that quote, all I know is that from the moment that I read it, my heart was captured.

commented: Awsome one :) +3

If the Army had wanted you to have an opinion, it would have issued you one.

- Every drill instructor who has ever lived.

In the Marine corps we said "you can eat the apple, but you can't screw the corps" - it seemed real profound after 12 weeks of 'training'