Quotes Collected During Summer 2007 Break

The following quotes were added to GDT::Quotes during Summer 2007 semester. Most recently added quotes are displayed first.

If I didn't drink or smoke I might live to 100, but it would seem like 200.
-- Winston Churchill (01874-01965) { British politician; Lit. Noble Prize in 01953; more... } [life/play]

The value of an idea lies in using it.
-- Thomas Edison (01847-01931) {American inventor (phonograph/light-bulb); more...} [ideas]

I've been living alongside a very talented and
creative guy for a long, and some people get what
he does and sometimes they don't.

-- Pegi Young { speaking about Neil Young } [passionate]

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
-- Albert Einstein (01879-01955) {German-born theoretical physicist; more...} [education]

The killer issue is how to exploit large-scale parallelism in a productive way.
-- Daniel Reed { director of the Renaissance Computing Institute } [parallelism]

Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.
-- Pythagoras (BC 580-500) { Greek philosopher and mathematician; more... } [words]

A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles.
-- Chinese Proverb { proverbs are brief epigrams or maxims; more... } [words]

When words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain.
-- William Shakespeare (01564-01616) { English poet and playwright; more... } [words]

The Free Software Movement was founded in 1984, but its
inspiration comes from the ideals of 1776: freedom, community
and voluntary cooperation. This is what leads to free enterprise
to free speech, and to free software.

-- Richard M. Stallman (01953-?????) { from The GNU GPL and the American Way; more... } [freedom]

What you resist persists.
-- Carl Jung (01875-01961) {Swiss psychiatrist; more...} [the secret]

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
-- Albert Einstein (PiDay 01879-01955) {German-born theoretical physicist; more...} [imagination]

Whether you think you can or think you can't, either way you are right.
-- Henry Ford (01863-01947) {inventor and father of modern assembly lines; more...} [the secret]

The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate
of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.

-- C.S. Lewis (01898-01963) {Irish author; more...} [future]

Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
-- Anatole France (01844-01924) { French novelist; more... } [education]

Algebra is the metaphysics of arithmetic.
-- John Ray (01627-01705) { English naturalist; more... } [math]

I don't know why I should have to learn Algebra...
I'm never likely to go there.

-- Billy Connolly (01942-?????) {Scottish comedian; more...} [math]

As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school.
-- Cokie Roberts (01943-?????) { American journalist and author; more... } [math]

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Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 26 May 2007
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