From Quotes of the Day
I haven't been keeping up with my blog subscriptions. Today I went through 200 Quotes of the Day and found these I wanted to keep (since Pratie Place is, among other things, my filing cabinet):
Thomas A. Edison: "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."
Edward P. Tryon: "In answer to the question of why it happened, I offer the modest proposal that our Universe is simply one of those things which happen from time to time."
Scott Adams: "If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?"
Rita Rudner: "I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult."
Charles Kuralt: "Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything."
Frank Zappa: "Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff."
Logan Pearsall Smith: "People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading."
Mark Twain: "It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech."
Susan Ertz: "Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon."
Professor Irwin Corey: "If we don't change direction soon, we'll end up where we're going."
Jef Raskin: "Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining."