GDT::QOTW::Quote Of The Week::Spring 2007

QOTW::Quote Of The Week::Spring 2007

  1. May God bless and keep you always,
    May your wishes all come true,
    May you always do for others
    And let others do for you.
    May you build a ladder to the stars
    And climb on every rung,
    May you stay Forever Young.

    -- Bob Dylan (01941-){American singer-songwriter-poet; more...} [inspirational]

  2. Mathematics seems to endow one with something like a new sense.
    -- Charles Darwin (01809-01882) {English naturalist/evolutionist; more...} [math]

  3. However far modern science and techniques have fallen short
    of their inherent possiblities, they have taught mankind at
    least one lesson -- nothing is impossible.

    -- Lewis Mumford (01895-01990) {seen on a sign at ASU's Biodesign Institute; more...} [progress]

  4. Independent thinking, emotional stability and a keen understanding of both
    human and institutional behavior is vital to long-term investment success.

    -- Warren Buffett (01930-?????) {about Yahoo!'s Susan Decker joining his board; more...} [success]

  5. I intend to live forever, or die trying.
    -- Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (01890-01977) {American comedian; more...} [life]

  6. The ideas in computing, the abstractions we bring from CS,
    will pervade all other disciplines -- not just other sciences
    and engineering -- but also humanities, arts, social sciences,
    entertainment and everything.

    -- Jennette Wing { Head of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University; more... } [computational thinking]

  7. The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says
    it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.

    -- Elbert Hubbard (01856-01915) {American author; more...} [life]

  8. Work and play are not mutually exclusive.
    -- Google, Inc. (01998-) {reason #4 of 10 to work at Google } [work/play]

  9. Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
    -- Eleanor Roosevelt (01884-01962) { First Lady of the U.S. from 01933 to 01945; more... } [greatness]

  10. It's so simple to be happy, but so difficult to be simple.
    -- Gururaj Ananda Yogi (01932-01988) {note 1st name starts with guru; more...} [life]

  11. For after all what is man in nature? A nothing in relation to infinity,
    all in relation to nothing, a central point between nothing and all and
    infinitely far from understanding either. The ends of things and their
    beginnings are impregnably concealed from him in an impenetrable
    secret. He is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness out of
    which he was drawn and the infinite in which he is engulfed.

    -- Blaise Pascal (01623-01662) {mathematician, physicist, religious philosopher; more... } [life]

  12. Adults smile 21 times a day. Teenagers, on the other hand,
    grin 30 times daily and kids under 5 do it 300 times.

    -- Don Henninger {"From the Publisher'on 14 November 2003; Phoenix Business Journal} [life]

  13. I live the life I love and I love the life I live.
    -- Willie Dixon (01915-01992) { blues bassist/singer/songwriter/producer; more... } [life]
    [extra] The difference between school and life?
    In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test.
    In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.

    -- Tom Bodett (01955-?????) { author and actor; more... } [education]

  14. Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.
    -- Grigori Perelman (01966-) {Russian mathguru; awarded Fields Medal in 02006; more...} [future/learning]

  15. We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
    -- Martin Luther King Jr. (01929-01968) {American clergyman; BAB; more...} [hope]

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Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gdt@deru.com]