Monday, February 27, 2012


Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Alvin Toffler

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Bertrand Russell

One should as a rule respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny, and is likely to interfere with happiness in all kinds of ways.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Harlan Ellison

I don't mind you thinking I'm stupid, but don't talk to me like I'm stupid.

Mark Twain

If one truly believes there is an all-powerful Deity, and one looks around at the condition of the universe, one is led inescapably to the conclusion that God is a malign thug.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Clifford Stoll

The first time you do something, it's science. The second time, it's engineering. The third time, it's just being a technician.

Initially from TED Quotes

Jill Tarter

We, all of us, are what happens when a primordial mixture of hydrogen and helium evolves for so long that it begins to ask where it came from.

Initially from TED Quotes

Barry Schwartz

The secret to happiness is: Low Expectations.

Initially from TED Quotes