Quotes Collected During Winter Break 2009-2010

These quotes have been added to GDT::Quotes during Winter Break 2009-2010. The most recently added quotes are displayed first.

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies,
but not the madness of people.

-- Isaac Newton (01643-01772) {English polymath; more...} [life]

Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent,
hard-working, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent
that get all the publicity. But then--we elected them.

-- Lily Tomlin (01939-) {American actress/comedian; more...} [politics]

'Just say no' has done as much for drugs and sex as 'have a nice day' has done for depression.
-- Dr. E. Tyson (?????-) {received via a tweet by John Perry Barlow [life]

Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up.
-- Wilson Mizner (01876-01933) {American playwright; more...} [intelligence]

To think is easy. To act is difficult.
To act as one thinks is the most difficult.

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (01749-01832) {German poet/polymath; more...} [life]

The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative
the day after the revolution.

-- Hannah Arendt (01906-01975) {German Jewish political theorist; more...} [life]

QOTW::Fall Semester 2009

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 23 December 2009
Last Modified: Saturday, 05-Jan-2013 11:17:36 MST