January 11th, 2005


Quotes of the Day

I'm just having a short break in a hectic day - thought I'd share these.


I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
Groucho Marx (1890 - 1977)

Any sufficiently advanced bureaucracy is indistinguishable from molasses.
I think this is take-off of "Any sufficeintly advanced science is indistinguishable from magic." which was from Asimov ... or maybe Einstein ... or ...
*rustle rustle click click*
[Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Arthur C. Clarke (1917 - ), "Profiles of The Future", 1961 (Clarke's third law)]

The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
Mark Russell (1932 - )

It is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatsoever for supposing it is true.
Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), Sceptical Essays (1928), "On the Value of Scepticism"