Quotes Collected During Winter Break 2010-2011

These quotes have been added to GDT::Quotes during Winter Break 2010-2011. The most recently added quotes are displayed first. Note: There were 1029 quotes in the GDT::Quote collection when this collection was started.

I would be pleased with myself if I could learn a few
things that I am not already good at.

-- John Gardner (?????-) {Educator/writer; more...} [learning]

You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.
-- Stanislaw J. Lec (01909-01966) {Polish poet; 'J' is for Jerzy; more...} [patience]

Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit upon his hands,
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.

-- H.L. Mencken (01880-01956) {American writer; wrote "The American Language"; more...} [life]

Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.
-- H.L. Mencken (01880-01956) {American writer; wrote "The American Language"; more...} [government]

If I'd listened to the customer, I'd have given them a faster horse.
-- Henry Ford (01863-01947) {inventor & father of modern assembly lines; more...} [business]

Civilization is the process of reducing the infinite to the finite.
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (01809-01894) {American physician; more...} [life]

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There
is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.

-- Victor Hugo (01802-01885) {French Romantic writer/poet; more...} [labor]

A third-rate mind is only happy when it's thinking with the majority.
The second-rate mind is only happy when it's thinking with the minority.
The first-rate mind is only happy when it's thinking.

-- A. A. Milne (01882-01956) {English author (Winnie-the-Pooh); more...} [thinking]

C language is the DNA of any modern programming language we use today.
-- Facebook: C Programming Language (01972-) {C is a 3rd-generation language; more...} [computing]

Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.
-- Carl Jung (01875-01961) {Swiss psychiatrist; more...} [life]

QOTW::Fall Semester 2010

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 19 December 2010
Last Modified: Saturday, 05-Jan-2013 11:17:38 MST