Quotes and fortune cookies
that mean something to me

"This picture"

Farewell the ashtray girl
Forbidden snowflake
Beware this troubled world
Watch out for earthquakes
Goodbye to open sores
To broken semaphore
You know we miss her
We miss her picture

"Something so right"

Some people never say the words
"I love you"
It's not their style to be so bold
Some people never say the words
"I love you"
But like a child
They're longing to be told

They've got a wall in China
It's a thousand miles long
To keep out the foreigners
They made it strong
And I've got a wall around me
That you can't even see
It took a little time
To get next to me

"The Eleventh Law"

Best linux distribution is the one your neighbor has.

"World is created"

Q. Did God created world in seven days?
A. No. He created the world in six days and nights
   surviving only on coke and chips. On seventh day he
   found out, that his girlfriend left him.

"Root privileges"

Remember: While root can do most everything, there certain
privileges that only a partner can grant.
                      Telsa Gwynne

"System programmers"

To the system programmer:
     Users and applications serve only to provide a test load.

"Line noise"

...and unlike sendmail it [some mta] doesn't have a config file
that looks like line noise.
   -- seen on slashdot.


Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
I don't know what kind of weapon will be used in Third World War, but the only
weapon in Forth World War will be stone hammer.

"Twenty gods or no God"

But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no
God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
Thomas Jefferson, Notes on Virginia, 1782.

Liberty or safety

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania (1759)


He told us that roaches would be the only living thing after a biological
holocaust. Them and some woman named Parker.
"The Pretender", 1st season 7th episode.


The only languages that can comfortably be written with the repertoire of
US-ASCII happen to be Latin, Swahili, Hawaiian and American English without most
typographic frills. It is rumoured that there are more languages in the world.
    Details about iso646

RFC 1925 Truth No.3.

With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine.

Remember the 5th of November

Remember, remember the fifth of November,
The gunpowder, treason, and plot,
I see of no reason why gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot.

Never say die

It takes three years to build a ship;
it takes three centuries to build a tradition.
    Andrew Browne Cunningham


Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.

First Law of OSS

If you want to do something right - do it yourself.

Amateurs vs Pros

Amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic!